THE POWER OF THE MEDIA: Supreme Court Justices Get More Liberal As They Get Older.
Cuozzo Speed Tech v. Lee (Supreme Court 2015) Cuozzo lost its petition for en banc rehearing in a 6-5 split of Federal Circuit judges. Now, the patentee has raised is challenge to the IPR process to the Supreme Court – asking two questions: Whether the [Federal Circuit] erred in holding that, in IPR proceedings, the Board may construe claims […]
Justice Stephen Breyer’s new book thoughtfully discusses how the Court should reconcile foreign and domestic legal issues. But it may be too little too late.
WASHINGTON -- A former Baltimore cop ensnared in a kickback scheme involving dozens of his colleagues wants the Supreme Court to throw out his conspiracy conviction. His argument is a curious one: He never conspired with anyone. At least not in the way federal law contemplates. Show More Summary
A Tennessee county commission on Tuesday turned down voting on a resolution asking God to spare the county from divine wrath sparked by the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing gay marriage. The Blount County Commission voted 10-5 to reject an agenda that included the resolution and...
A Tennessee county commission on Tuesday turned down voting on a resolution asking God to spare the county from divine wrath sparked by the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage.
The Supreme Court of the United States just recently, correctly decided not to review the US vs Newman Insider Trading case. In response to this decision, there was a well written commentary on the decision here on Bloomberg by Matthew Levine. Given my interest at the near 2 year anniversary of my destroying the SEC...
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's attorney general turned to the Supreme Court on Tuesday in another bid to prevent a ruling on embattled President Dilma Rousseff's accounts that could pave the way to an impeachment hearing.
Within the legal community, a sure-fire way to boost the prestige of a firm is to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States. The legal community and general public treat the Court with hallowed reverence (although this may be changing). Even proximity to Washington DC can do wonders......
On September 3, NRL News Today posted a story outlining how a coalition of Texas abortion providers had appealed to the Supreme Court, asking the justices to hear a challenge to portions of Texas’ omnibus pro-life bill HB 2. Their request was prompted by last June’s decision by a three-judge panel of 5th Circuit Court […]
"Tonight for the interview..." -- or The Interview as this species of schmooze is known on The Rachel Maddow Show -- "we've got a sitting Supreme Court justice," trumpeted Maddow on her program Friday night. "What?! Yes!... It is very...Show More Summary
Commissioners in Blount County, Tennessee — population 126,339, 95 percent white, near Knoxville — will vote Tuesday night on a resolution apologizing to God for the Supreme Court’s legalization of same-sex marriage. The resolution finds its logic in a divide between the law of the land as determined in Washington and... More »
Tensions and passions were high at the California Supreme Court before they even turned to the Gillette Co. v. Franchise Tax Board case deciding whether the Multistate Tax Compact is a binding agreement or a model law offering non-binding suggestions (my blog on Gillette’s background and details is here). Show More Summary
The contract the justices were considering barred mass arbitration, a form of class actions pursued before an arbitrator.
The Supreme Court, typically trailing on technology compared to the White House and Congress, opened its term this week with several new policies designed to move the third branch closer to the 21st century.
(Paul Mirengoff) The Supreme Court is back in session, and the mainstream media has coalesced around the narrative that this term will see sweeping victories for conservatives. This theme is being peddled by the Washington Post, CNN, and NPR. Show More Summary
A recent Bloomberg poll showing 78 percent of Americans in favor of overturning the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling received no coverage on national nightly news programs for ABC, CBS, NBC or PBS, nor Sunday morning political talk shows on ABC, FOX, or NBC. Show More Summary
To see what lies ahead for the high court’s conservatives in October Term 2015, columnist Tamara Tabo looks back at some of the famous last words of last Term.
The California Supreme Court appeared ready Tuesday to allow the Legislature to ask voters their view of a controversial U.S. Supreme Court ruling that expanded corporate and union spending in federal elections. The court’s posture during a hearing Tuesday contrasted with its decision a year ago...
Buy Eleveld's new book, then get her to sign it for you tonight at Town Hall. Maria Fernanda Albarracin I just re-read the post that Savage wrote the day the Supreme Court came out in favor of marriage equality and re-remembered that day and now I'm all emotional: "I never thought this day would come—not in my lifetime. Show More Summary