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(ORDER LIST: 552 U.S.)

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2008

CERTIORARI GRANTED

06-923 METLIFE, ET AL. V. GLENN, WANDA

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to Question 1 presented by the petition and the following question: "If an administrator that both determines and pays claims under an ERISA plan is deemed to be operating under a conflict of interest, how should that conflict be taken into account on judicial review of a discretionary benefit determination?" The brief of petitioners is to be filed on or before Monday, February 25, 2008. The brief of respondent is to be filed on or before Monday, March 24, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.

06-1249 WYETH V. LEVINE, DIANA

The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The brief of petitioner is to be filed on or before Monday, February 25, 2008. The brief of respondent is to be filed on or before Monday, March 24, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.

06-1505 MEACHAM, CLIFFORD B., ET AL. V. KNOLLS ATOMIC POWER LAB., ET AL.

The motion of AARP and National Lawyers Association for leave to file a brief as amici curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to Question 1 presented by the petition. The brief of petitioners is to be filed on or before Monday, February 25, 2008. The brief of respondents is to be filed on or before Monday, March 24, 2008. A reply brief, if any, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion and this petition.

06-1595 CRAWFORD, VICKY S. V. NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON CTY., TN
07-463 SUMMERS, PRISCILLA, ET AL. V. EARTH ISLAND INSTITUTE, ET AL.
07-562 ALTRIA GROUP, INC., ET AL. V. GOOD, STEPHANIE, ET AL.

The petitions for writs of certiorari are granted. The briefs of petitioners are to be filed on or before Monday, February 25, 2008. The briefs of respondents are to be filed on or before Monday, March 24, 2008. Reply briefs, if any, are to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.

ORDER IN PENDING CASE

07A593 KUCINICH, DENNIS J., ET AL. V. TEXAS DEMOCRATIC PARTY, ET AL.

The application for stay and/or injunction presented to Justice Scalia and by him referred to the Court is denied.