Supreme Court Asks SG For Input On Retroactivity

Law360, New York (January 11, 2010, 6:44 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has asked the solicitor general to weigh in on a case that hinges on whether the executive branch is free to take retroactive action if it asserts that an earlier interpretation of the law was wrong.

In an order Monday, the high court invited the solicitor general to file a brief in the case of Triple-S Management et al. v. Municipal Revenue Collection Center, which centers on the retroactive collection of taxes.

In August, Puerto Rico-based health insurance provider Triple-S asked the...
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