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Oral Arguments in Warrantless Cell Tower Location Data Requests Case

This is an early contender for a Supreme Court case -- assuming, of course, one of the parallel cases in a burgeoning circuit split doesn't make it onto the High Court's docket first. The facts are relatively unremarkable: Aaron Graham and Eric Jordan were convicted of robbery after prosecutors used......

Fashion Week will not return to Lincoln Center after February

It's official: The next Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week in February will be Lincoln Center's last. The Supreme Court of the State of New York County has ruled that Lincoln Center will not renew the sublicense agreement with IMG Fashion, which expires in February. Show More Summary

Top patent court shoots down Myriad gene testing patents

Myriad lost at the Supreme Court but kept suing over competing BRCA tests.

New Development in Demand Response Ruling Signals Possible Supreme Court Review

Demand response pays customers to conserve energy when the electric grid is stressed. With demand response, people and technology help meet energy demand. This is good news for the customers who pay less, the environment via reductions in emissions, and the electric grid by making it more efficient. read more

TODAY: Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Challenge To Same-Sex Marriage Law

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Christianist crusade of Hawaii state Rep. Bob McDermott comes to a head today. Hawaii's Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments in a state Republican representative's lawsuit challenging the gay marriage law. While the Legislature was considering the bill last year, Rep. Show More Summary

Ind. Supreme Court dismisses final right-to-work challenge

By Dan Carden, nwitimes.com Indiana's right-to-work law will remain in effect for the foreseeable future after the Indiana Supreme Court tossed the sole remaining constitutional challenge to the controversial labor statute.

Kwall & WIlbur: The Outer Limits of Realization

Jeffrey L. Kwall (Loyola-Chicago) & Katie K. Wilbur (Varnum, Grand Rapids, MI), The Outer Limits of Realization: Weiss v. Stearn and Corporate Dilution, 16 Fla. Tax Rev. ___ (2014): The Supreme Court’s 1924 Weiss v. Stearn decision involved a classic case of corporate dilution. In that case, a corporation (“Oldco”)...

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Arizona Drivers Licenses For "Dreamers"

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Arizona's appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court failed to prevent the state from having to issue driving permits to undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children.

Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses

For now, Carla Chavarria plans to keep taking the bus. And Julio Zuniga will remain cautious every time he drives past a police car.

Walmart ordered to pay $188 million in Pennsylvania wage theft lawsuit

Walmart's labor practices are not doing so well in court lately. Last week, a National Labor Relations Board judge ruled that Walmart illegally intimidated workers. This week, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld a lower court verdict...Show More Summary

Supreme Court to Review Louisiana Case That Upheld State's Ban on Same-Sex Marrige

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Supreme Court of the United States will review a ruling handed down by U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman, who was the first federal judge to rule against marriage equality in the wake of SOCTUS' ruling on DOMA in United...

Gov. Butch Otter Asks SCOTUS to Delay Marriage Consideration Until It Hears from Idaho

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Idaho Governor Butch Otter filed an amicus brief today asking the U.S. Supreme Court to delay consideration of same-sex marriage until it hears from Idaho as he believes the case would be the "best vehicle" by which the Court could....

IDAHO: Gov. Butch Otter Asks SCOTUS To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Appeal

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter today filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in which he demands that they hear the appeal from his state over any others. If this Court is prepared to decide the constitutionality of state man-woman marriage...Show More Summary

BREAKING: Supreme Court adds Louisiana marriage case to January 9 conference

Court could decide whether to hear a same-sex marriage case soon. The post BREAKING: Supreme Court adds Louisiana marriage case to January 9 conference appeared first on Equality On Trial.

The Next 26 Hobby Lobbys: Obama is Trying to Force These Businesses to Obey HHS Mandate

In July, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Hobby Lobby, a Christian-run store, doesn’t have to obey the HHS mandate that is a part of Obamacare that requires businesses to pay for abortifacents in their employee health care plans. As LifeNews previously reported, writing for the 5-4 majority, Justice Samuel Alito handed down the […]

Have The Courts Done Enough To Stop Patent Trolling?

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As we've noted recently, a series of Supreme Court decisions over the past decade, culminating in the big Alice v. CLS Bank ruling in July, has clearly put a serious crimp on the patent trolling business. Vague, broad, dangerous patents...Show More Summary

Clarence Thomas To Consider Staying Same-Sex Marriage in Florida

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has accepted a request from Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi to hear arguments on a federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The ruling in question comes from Judge Robert Hinkle....

North Dakota Law Would Get Rid Of DUI Checkpoints

DUI checkpoints, which have officers stopping all motorists in a given area in order to verify their compliance with DUI laws, have been upheld as legal by the Supreme Court in Michigan Dept. of State Police v. Sitz. SCOTUS found that the infringement upon the 4th amendment protections from unreasonable search and seizure were negligible, and trumped...

Arizona’s Request to Block Driver’s Licenses for Young Illegal Immigrants Denied

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday denied an emergency request by Arizona officials that sought to prohibit state driver’s licenses for young illegal immigrants who received a reprieve from deportation from the Obama administration...

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