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Sebelius v. Cloer

Docket No.: 12-236
Certiorari Granted: Nov 20 2012
Argued: March 19, 2013
Decided: May 20, 2013

Topics:

abuse of discretion, sovereign immunity, stare decisis, untimely filing

PartyNames: Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services v. Melissa Cloer
Petitioner: Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
Respondent: Melissa Cloer

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Citation: 675 F.3d 1358
Supreme Court Docket

Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
v.
Melissa Cloer
Question Presented:

Whether a person whose petition under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program is dismissed as untimely may recover from the United States an award of attorneys' fees and costs.

Sebelius v. Cloer
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 19, 2013

Listen to Oral Argument in Sebelius v. Cloer
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 9-0
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