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Airline asks justices preemptively to ground passenger’s claim (access required)

WASHINGTON — In the latest case asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the preemptive effect of a federal law on a plaintiff’s civil lawsuit, the justices considered Tuesday whether the Airline Deregulation Act prevents a disgruntled airline passenger from suing because his frequent flier privileges were terminated. The issue in Northwest v. Ginsberg, No. 12-462, ...