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Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust, No. 15-233

Term: 
October, 2015
Opinion: 

The Supreme Court held (5-2) that the Bankruptcy Code pre-empts Puerto Rico’s Recovery Act.

http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/15pdf/15-233_i42j.pdf

ABI Media Teleconference: 

http://www.abi.org/educational-brief/examining-the-supreme-courts-ruling-in-puerto-rico-v-franklin-california-tax-free

Oral Arguments Date: 

Watch a video recap with ABI Editor at Large Bill Rochelle and ABI Resident Scholar Melissa Jacoby:

 

 

Also, read an exclusive analysis by ABI Editor at Large Bill Rochelle of the oral argument. 

Oral Arguments Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Certiorari Granted Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2015