Companion Case

Author:Kenneth L. Karst
Pages:474
 
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Cases decided by the Supreme Court on the same day are called companion cases when they involve the same issues or issues that are closely related. Sometimes a single OPINION is used to explain two or more companion cases, and sometimes separate opinions are written. Occasionally a Justice writing for the Court will select the strongest of a group of companion cases for explanation in a full opinion, leaving the weaker cases to be discussed only briefly, with...

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