(ORDER LIST: 534 U.S.)
FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2002
ORDER IN PENDING CASE00-1853 SWIERKIEWICZ, AKOS V. SOREMA N.A.
The motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument is granted.
CERTIORARI GRANTED01-309 HOPE, LARRY V. PELZER, MARK, ET AL.
The petitions for writs of certiorari are granted.01-455 FRANCONIA ASSOCIATES, ET AL. V. UNITED STATES
The petition for writ of certiorari is granted limited to the following questions:01-518 BE&K CONSTR. CO. V. NLRB, ET AL.
1. Whether a breach of contract claim accruesfor purposes of 28 U.S.C. §2501 when Congressenacts a statute alleged to abridge a contractualright to freedom from regulatory covenants uponprepayment of government mortgage loans.
2. Whether a Fifth Amendment takings claimaccrues for purposes of 28 U.S.C. §2501 whenCongress enacts a statute alleged to abridgea contractual right to freedom from regulatorycovenants upon prepayment of governmentmortgage loans.
The petition for writ of certiorari isgranted limited to the following question:Did the Court of Appeals err in holdingthat under Bill Johnson's Restaurants, Inc.v. NLRB, 461 U.S. 731 (1983), the NLRB mayimpose liability on an employer for filinga losing retaliatory lawsuit, even if theemployer could show the suit was notobjectively baseless under ProfessionalReal Estate Investors, Inc. v. ColumbiaPictures Industries, Inc., 508 U.S. 49(1993)?01-595 UNITED STATES V. RUIZ, ANGELA
The motions of respondents for leave to proceed informa pauperis are granted. The petitions for writs ofcertiorari are granted.01-651 CHASE MANHATTAN BANK V. TRAFFIC STREAM (BVI)
The motion of Government of United Kingdom of GreatBritain and Northern Ireland for leave to file a brief asamicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ ofcertiorari is granted.