The Supreme Court of the United States has passed on a chance to weigh in on federal judges’ financial conflicts of interest.

The justices on Monday let stand a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that threw out a $2.75 billion judgment for patent infringement because the trial judge’s spouse owned $4,687.99 of stock in one of the parties.

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