Supreme Court Review 2017/2018 TERM
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018
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Issue:  revocation-upon-divorce statute

Sveen v. Melin

16-1432

QUESTION(S) PRESENTED

Whether the application of a revocation-upon-divorce statute to a contract signed before the statute's enactment violates the contracts clause.

DECISION

Awaiting Oral Arguments

ORAL ARGUMENT

To Be Argued on March 19, 2018

CERTIORARI STAGE

Granted December 8, 2017

Certiorari Stage Documents
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Petition for Certiorari (pdf download)
Brief in Opposition (pdf download)
Petitioner's Reply (pdf download)

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United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Decided April 3, 2017
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