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November 28, 2017In the News

4 Key Moments From The High Court’s Oil States Arguments


Partner Marshall Schmitt was quoted in Law360's article, "4 Key Moments From The High Court’s Oil States Arguments" on November 28, 2017.

Marshall Schmitt of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP noted that Justice Stephen Breyer even rebuked Justice Gorsuch’s view when he said at argument that the theory that property gives “vested rights” to its owner “might have moved Justice Story, but in fact has happily sunk from sight.”

“Justice Breyer was poking at him, saying, ‘That’s no longer the case,'” Schmitt said, which could suggest that Justice Gorsuch’s views could prove to be an outlier on the matter.

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