May 01, 2006
Anna Nicole Smith Wins in SCOTUS
The Supreme Court has found in favor of Annaâ€™s case allowing it to move forward.
CNN : Justices gave new legal impetus to Smith's bid to collect millions of dollars from the estate of J. Howard Marshall II. Her late husband's estate has been estimated at as much as $1.6 billionâ€¦.Prior Jawa Report Coverage explaining â€śGood Anna Nicoleâ€ť and â€śBad Anna Nicoleâ€ť.
â€¦Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, writing for the court, said Smith should have a fresh chance to pursue claims in federal courtâ€¦
â€¦Dressed in all black, the former stripper wept in the courtroom in late February as justices discussed Marshall and whether he had intended to provide for her in death. When she arrived at the court, several photographers were knocked to the ground in a scuffle to photograph her.