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Plaut v. Spendthrift Farm, Inc.

Docket No.: 93-1121
Argued: November 30, 1994
Decided: April 18, 1995

Topics:

Securities Act of 1933, the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, or the Williams Act, Appointments Clause, Article I, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights Act, Contract Clause, Due Process, Education for All Handicapped Children, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Takings Clause, disparate impact, habeas, habeas corpus, judicial review, res judicata, separation of powers

PartyNames: Ed PLAUT, et ux., et al., Petitioners, v. SPENDTHRIFT FARM, INC., et al.
Petitioner: Ed Plaut et al.
Respondent: Spendthrift Farm, Inc., et al.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 1 F.3d 1487
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Ed Plaut et al.
v.
Spendthrift Farm, Inc., et al.
514 U.S. 211 (1995)
Other Citations: 115 S.Ct. 1447131 L.Ed.2d 328 (514 U.S.
Question:

Did Congress violate separation of powers by requiring federal courts reopen settled cases as part of the FDIC Improvement Act?

Plaut v. Spendthrift Farm, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 30, 1994

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Spendthrift Farm, Inc., 2 vote(s) against
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