Stern v. Marshall, No. 10-179

October, 2010

The Supreme Court today on Thursday, June 23, 5-4 against the estate of Anna Nicole Smith, saying that a bankruptcy judge's decision giving millions to Smith from the estate of oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall was decided incorrectly because those judges do not have the constitutional right to reach outside of bankruptcy cases into a probate case. Read the Supreme Court opinion.

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Oral Arguments Date: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Certiorari Granted Date: 
Saturday, August 28, 2010