SG Asks High Court To Turn Down Retroactivity Case

Law360, New York (June 1, 2010, 2:23 PM EDT) -- The solicitor general has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to not consider a case that calls into question whether the executive branch is free to take retroactive action if it asserts that an earlier interpretation of the law was wrong.

Citing jurisdictional issues, the solicitor general said in a brief filed Friday that the high court shouldn't take the case of Triple-S Management et al. v. Municipal Revenue Collection Center, which centers on the retroactive collection of taxes. In January, the Supreme Court invited the solicitor...
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