FirsTier Mortgage Company v. Investors Mortgage Insurance Company

PETITIONER: FirsTier Mortgage Company
RESPONDENT: Investors Mortgage Insurance Company
LOCATION: County of Riverside: District Attorney

DOCKET NO.: 89-1063
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1990-1991)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

CITATION: 498 US 269 (1991)
ARGUED: Oct 10, 1990
DECIDED: Jan 15, 1991

ADVOCATES:
Jack S. Dawson - on behalf of the Petitioner

Facts of the case

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 10, 1990 in FirsTier Mortgage Company v. Investors Mortgage Insurance Company

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - January 15, 1991 in FirsTier Mortgage Company v. Investors Mortgage Insurance Company

William H. Rehnquist:

The opinion of the Court in No. 89-1063 Firstier Mortgage Company against Investors Mortgage Insurance Company will be announced by Justice Marshall.

Thurgood Marshall:

This case is here on certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

In the proceeding below, petitioner filed its notice of appeal prior to the District Court's entry of judgment.

This case presents the question whether the notice of appeal was timely.

In an opinion filed with the clerk today, we hold that the notice of appeal was timely and under rule 4182 the federal rules to appellant procedure.

We, therefore, reverse the judgment of the 10th Circuit.

Justice Kennedy have filed a concurring opinion.