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The Supreme Court - May 14, 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States issued five decisions today: Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Assn., No. 16-476: In the 1990s, Congress enacted the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), 28...more

The Supreme Court - April 30, 2018

Today the Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases: Frank v. Gaos, No. 17-961: Whether, or in what circumstances, a cy pres award of class action proceeds that provides no direct relief to class members supports...more

The Supreme Court - April 24, 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States issued three decisions today: Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, No. 16-712: The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, 35 U.S.C. §100 et seq., went into effect...more

The Supreme Court - April 17, 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States issued three decisions yesterday - United States v. Microsoft Corp., No. 17-2: Federal law enforcement agents obtained a warrant under 18 U.S.C. §2703, requiring Microsoft to...more

Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co.

On April 24, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear arguments on the issue of whether a court may exercise independent review of the meaning of a foreign country’s domestic law, or whether a court is “bound to...more

The Supreme Court - April 2, 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States issued two decisions today: Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, No. 16-1362: The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires that employers pay covered employees overtime compensation,...more

The Supreme Court - March 27, 2018

Hall v. Hall, No. 16-1150: Petitioner Elsa Hall and respondent Samuel Hall are siblings litigating against each other in two consolidated cases surrounding the management of their mother’s property and estate. One of the...more

The Supreme Court - March 22, 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States issued two decisions yesterday: Marinello v. United States, No. 16-1144: Petitioner Carlo Marinello was indicted in 2012 for violating criminal tax laws following investigations...more

The Supreme Court - March 20, 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States issued one decision today: Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund, No. 15-1439: Respondents are three pension funds and an individual who purchased shares of Cyan, Inc....more

The Supreme Court - March 5, 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States issued two decisions today: U.S. Bank N.A. v. Village at Lakeridge L.L.C., No. 15-1509: Respondent Lakeridge filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and sought approval of a “cramdown” plan...more

The Supreme Court - February 27, 2018

Merit Management Group, LP v. FTI Consulting, Inc., No. 16-784: Prior to filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Valley View Downs, which sought to operate a racetrack casino in Pennsylvania, transferred $55 million to its...more

The Supreme Court - February 26, 2018

New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340: (1) Whether a dispute over applicability of the Federal Arbitration Act’s (“FAA”) Section 1 exemption, which provides that the FAA does not apply “to contracts of employment of seamen,...more

The Supreme Court - February 21, 2018

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, No. 16-1276: Paul Somers, a former Vice-President at Digital Realty Trust, brought a claim of whistleblower retaliation under the Dodd-Frank Act against his former employer, alleging he...more

The Supreme Court - February 20, 2018

CNH Industrial N. V. v. Reese, No. 17-515: Based upon its decision in International Union, United Auto, Aerospace, & Agricultural Implement Workers of Am. V. Yard-Man, Inc., 716 F.2d 1476 (6th Cir. 1983), the Sixth Circuit...more

The Supreme Court - January 23, 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States issued three decisions yesterday: National Assn. of Mfrs. v. Department of Defense, No. 16-299: In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers...more

The Supreme Court - January 16, 2018

On Friday afternoon, the Supreme Court granted certiorari and agreed to hear arguments in twelve cases: Animal Science Products v. Hebei Welcome, No. 16-1220: Whether a court may exercise independent review of an appearing...more

The Supreme Court - December 11, 2017

On Friday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari and agreed to hear arguments in seven cases: China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh, No. 17-432: Whether the rule from American Pipe and Construction Co. v. Utah, 414 U.S. 538 (1974),...more

The Supreme Court - November 13, 2017

Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in the three cases: Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky, No. 16-1435: Is Minnesota Statute Section 211B.11, which broadly bans all political apparel at the polling place,...more

The Supreme Court - November 8, 2017

Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Servs. Of Chicago, No. 16-658: Petitioner Chamaine Hamer’s Title VII action was dismissed at summary judgment, and final judgment was entered. A week before the 30-day deadline for her notice...more

Certiorari Grant This Week on Email Providers Served with Warrant for Emails

The Internet has not only become a backbone for social and business commerce, but, it has become a vehicle to pursue nefarious purposes. Law enforcement and intelligence agencies, believing that material evidence is located...more

The Supreme Court - October 2, 2017

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in the following cases: Janus v. American Federation, No. 16-1466: Should Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, 431 U.S. 209 (1977), which held that it...more

The Supreme Court - June 27, 2017

Cyan, Inc. v. Beaver Cty. Employees, No. 15-1439: Whether state courts lack subject matter jurisdiction over covered class actions that allege only Securities Act of 1933 claims....more

The Supreme Court - June 26, 2017

The Supreme Court of the United States issued decisions in five cases today: California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., No. 16-373: Lehman Brothers’ collapse led to a number of securities...more

The Supreme Court - June 23, 2017

Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Bd., No. 16-399: Petitioner Anthony Perry was a federal employee at the U.S. Census Bureau and in 2011, received notice he would be terminated due to spotty attendance. Perry and the Bureau...more

The Supreme Court - June 22, 2017

Maslenjak v. United States, No. 16-309: Petitioner Divna Maslenjak, an ethnic Serb who immigrated to the United States in 2000 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2007, was convicted under 18 U.S.C. §1425(a) for...more

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