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Supreme Court Decides Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission

On June 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistrict Commission, No. 13-1314, holding that a State legislature has standing to challenge a State constitutional amendment...more

6/30/2015 - Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Election Laws Redistricting SCOTUS Voting Rights

Supreme Court Decides Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC

On June 22, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, No. 13-720, declining to overrule Brulotte v. Thys Co., 379 U.S. 29 (1964), and holding that a contract transferring or licensing patent...more

6/23/2015 - Brulotte Contract Term IP License Kimble v Marvel Enterprises Patent Royalties SCOTUS Stare Decisis

Supreme Court Decides Horne v. Department of Agriculture

On June 22, 2015, the Supreme Court decided Horne v. Department of Agriculture, No. 14-275, holding that the Fifth Amendment’s Takings Clause applies to personal property as well as real property, and a requirement that...more

6/23/2015 - Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 Crops Fair Market Value Farms Fifth Amendment Horne v USDA Just Compensation Personal Property SCOTUS Takings USDA

Supreme Court Decides Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans

On June 18, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans, No. 14-144, holding that a State’s specialty vehicle license plates constitute government speech, so a State that allows...more

6/19/2015 - First Amendment Free Speech Government Speech Doctrine SCOTUS Sons of Confederate Veterans Special License Plates Walker v Texas Division

Supreme Court Decides Mata v. Lynch

On June 15, 2015, the United States Supreme Court decided Mata v. Lynch, No. 14-185, holding that federal courts of appeals have jurisdiction to review the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (Board) rejection of an alien’s motion...more

6/16/2015 - Appeals Criminal Prosecution Criminal Records Equitable Tolling Federal Jurisdiction Immigration and Nationality Act Immigration Procedures Jurisdiction SCOTUS Sua Sponte

Supreme Court Decides Baker Botts L.L.P. v. ASARCO LLC

On June 15, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Baker Botts L.L.P. v. ASARCO LLC, No. 14-103, holding that § 330(a)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code does not permit bankruptcy courts to award fees that § 327(a) professionals incur...more

6/16/2015 - American Rule Attorney's Fees Baker Botts v ASARCO Bankruptcy Code Chapter 11 Commercial Bankruptcy SCOTUS

Supreme Court Decides Bank of America v. Caulkett and Bank of America v. Toledo-Cardona

On June 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court decided Bank of America v. Caulkett, No. 13-1421, together with Bank of America v. Toledo-Cardona, No. 14-163, holding that a debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding may...more

6/2/2015 - Bank of America v. Caulkett Bankruptcy Code Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Junior Lenders Junior Liens Lien Priority Mortgage Lenders Mortgages Popular Property Liens SCOTUS Underwater Homeowners Unsecured Debt

Supreme Court Decides Wellness International Network, Ltd. v. Sharif

On May 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Wellness International Network, Ltd. v. Sharif, (No. 13-935), holding that Article III does not prevent bankruptcy judges from entering final judgment on claims that seek only...more

5/28/2015 - Alter Ego Appeals Article III Bankruptcy Code Judicial Authority Remand Reversal SCOTUS Stern v Marshall Trust Assets Wellness International Network v Sharif

Supreme Court decides Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v. Wynne

On May 18, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v. Wynne, (No. 13-485), holding that Maryland’s personal-income-tax scheme, which does not give state residents a full credit for income...more

5/19/2015 - Commerce Clause Comptroller of the Treasury v Wynne Income Taxes SCOTUS Tax Assessment

Supreme Court Decides United States v. Wong

On April 22, 2015, the United States Supreme Court decided United States v. Wong, No. 13-1074, together with United States v. June, No. 13-1075, holding that the Federal Tort Claims Act’s time limits are not jurisdictional...more

4/23/2015 - Equitable Tolling Jurisdiction SCOTUS Statute of Limitations Tort Claims Act

Supreme Court Decides Rodriguez v. United States

On April 21, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Rodriguez v. United States, No. 13-9972, holding that, absent reasonable suspicion, the Fourth Amendment prohibits police from prolonging a traffic stop to conduct a dog...more

4/22/2015 - Fourth Amendment Illegal Drugs Rodriguez v US SCOTUS Traffic Stops Warrantless Searches

Supreme Court Decides Oneok, Inc. v. Learjet, Inc.

On April 21, 2015, the United States Supreme Court decided Oneok, Inc. v. Learjet, Inc., No. 13-271, holding that state-law antitrust suits challenging retail rates for direct sales of natural gas are not field pre-empted by...more

4/22/2015 - Antitrust Litigation Natural Gas Natural Gas Act ONEOK v Learjet Preemption SCOTUS Wholesale

Supreme Court Decides Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama

On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama, No. 13-895, holding that: 1) racial gerrymandering claims must be viewed on a district-by-district basis, rather than on a...more

3/26/2015 - Alabama Black Caucus v Alabama Gerrymandering Racial Discrimination SCOTUS Voting Rights Act

Supreme Court Decides Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.

On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., No. 12-1226, holding that a pregnant worker who seeks to show disparate treatment under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act may do so under...more

3/26/2015 - Essential Functions PDA Popular Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation Remand SCOTUS Young v United Parcel Service

Supreme Court Decides Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund

On March 24, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a pure statement of opinion in a securities registration statement is not an “untrue statement of a material fact” under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 just...more

3/25/2015 - Issuers Omnicare v Laborers District Council Registration Statement SCOTUS Securities Act of 1933 Statement of Facts Statement of Opinion

Supreme Court Decides B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc.

On March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court decided B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., No. 13-352. The question was whether issue preclusion (collateral estoppel) can apply to decisions of the Trademark Trial and Appeal...more

3/25/2015

Supreme Court Decides T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell, Georgia

On January 14, 2015, the Supreme Court decided T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell, Georgia, No. 13-975. The Court held that the Telecommunications Act of 1996, 47 U.S.C. §332(c)(7)(B)(iii), requires a locality to provide...more

1/15/2015 - Cell Towers Municipalities SCOTUS T-Mobile Telecommunications

Supreme Court Decides Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., LLC v. Owens

On December 15, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., LLC v. Owens, No. 13-719, holding that a notice of removal to federal court under 28 U.S.C. § 1446(a) and the Class...more

12/16/2014 - CAFA Class Action Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens Diversity Jurisdiction Jurisdiction Oil & Gas Removal Royalties SCOTUS

Supreme Court Decides Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk

On December 9, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, No. 13-433, holding that an employee's time spent waiting to undergo and undergoing security screening before leaving the...more

12/10/2014 - FLSA Integrity Staffing v Busk SCOTUS Security Checks Wage and Hour

Supreme Court Decides Warger v. Shauers

On December 9, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Warger v. Shauers, No. 13-517, holding that Rule 606(b) of the Federal Rules of Evidence bars a federal court from considering evidence of a juror's comments during...more

12/10/2014 - Evidence Jury Trial New Trial Voir Dire

Supreme Court Decides Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

On June 30, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., No. 13-354, holding that, under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), closely-held for-profit corporations cannot be required by...more

7/1/2014 - Affordable Care Act Burwell v Hobby Lobby Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Contraceptives Hobby Lobby Religious Exemption Religious Freedom Restoration Act SCOTUS

Supreme Court Decides McCullen v. Coakley

On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided McCullen v. Coakley, No. 12-1168, holding that a Massachusetts law that prohibits standing on a "public way or sidewalk" within 35 feet of a place (other than a hospital) where...more

6/27/2014 - Abortion First Amendment Municipalities Police Power SCOTUS

Supreme Court Decides ESOP Fiduciary Duty Case: Fifth Third Bancorp et al. v. Dudenhoeffer et al.

On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Fifth Third Bancorp et al. v. Dudenhoeffer et al., No. 12-751, holding that a fiduciary of an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) is subject to the same duty of prudence that...more

6/27/2014 - Employee Benefits ERISA Fiduciary Duty FIfth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer SCOTUS U.S. Bancorp

Supreme Court Decides NLRB v. Noel Canning

On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, No. 12-1281, holding that the President of the United States lacked authority to appoint three members of the National Labor...more

6/27/2014 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB NLRB Recess Appointments SCOTUS

Supreme Court Decides Halliburton Co. et al. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.

On June 23, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Halliburton Co. et al. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., holding that plaintiffs in securities fraud class action cases may continue to invoke Basic Inc. v. Levinson's rebuttable...more

6/24/2014 - Basic v Levinson Class Action Fraud Fraud-on-the-Market Halliburton Halliburton v Erica P. John Fund SCOTUS

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