Monday, January 10, 2022
SCOTUS Cert Grant on FRCP 60(b): Kemp v. United States
Today the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kemp v. United States. Here is the question presented, as laid out in the petition:
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)(1) authorizes relief from final judgment based on “mistake,” as well as inadvertence, surprise, or excusable neglect.
The question presented is:
Whether Rule 60(b)(1) authorizes relief based on a district court’s error of law.
You can find the cert-stage briefing—and follow the merits briefs as they come in—at SCOTUSblog and at the Supreme Court website.