U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court

Legalization of pot in Colorado violates supremacy clause, two states argue in SCOTUS suit

U.S. Supreme Court

Will SCOTUS gut the health-care law? Rule for gay marriage? Yes and yes, analyst says

The Modern Law Library

All is not as it seems for 9th Circuit clerk in ATL founder’s new novel (podcast)

U.S. Supreme Court

Is torture unconstitutional? Scalia returns to the subject

U.S. Supreme Court

Unusual SCOTUS lineup supports class-action defendant seeking to transfer case to federal court

U.S. Supreme Court

Officer’s reasonable mistake about brake-light law justified traffic stop, SCOTUS rules

Patent Law

SCOTUS accepts Spider-Man patent royalty case; petitioners want court to overrule 1964 precedent

Legal History

Woman who won landmark Mapp case on exclusionary rule has died

Death Penalty

Inmate is executed after SCOTUS denies stay; lawyers cited mental disability, alcoholic trial lawyer

U.S. Supreme Court

Pro se cert petitioner can’t be located; his SCOTUS brief is due soon

Appellate Practice

BigLaw patent lawyer faces possible sanction over petition filed with US Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court

Federal juror’s deliberation comments can’t be admitted to show voir dire dishonesty, SCOTUS rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Warehouse workers are not entitled to pay for time spent in security screenings, Supreme Court rules

Appellate Practice

66 lawyers have outsize influence on cert grants; are they part of an elite SCOTUS ‘echo chamber’?

U.S. Supreme Court

Death-row inmate’s mental disability claim gets SCOTUS review

U.S. Supreme Court

May Texas reject Confederate flag specialty plate? SCOTUS to decide

U.S. Supreme Court

Could one justice’s vote have saved Eric Garner? SCOTUS declined to enjoin chokeholds in 1983

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS considers UPS worker’s pregnancy bias suit; were accommodations required?

First Amendment

Defendant in SCOTUS Facebook case vented in another forum, probation office says

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS considers meaning of ‘accompany’ in bank robbery law