4745 ABA Journal U.S. Supreme Court articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on March 23 in Comcast v. National Association of African American Owned Media is a significant setback for civil rights plaintiffs. Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky explains what the case did and why it matters.
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Suits challenging shutdown orders fail in two states
Lawsuits challenging shutdown orders in Pennsylvania and New Hampshire have so far been unsuccessful.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Sunday denied a…
Mar 23, 2020 5:10 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that states have sovereign immunity from lawsuits alleging copyright infringement.
Congress did not have the authority to eliminate that immunity when it passed the…
Mar 23, 2020 5:00 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that lawsuits alleging discrimination in contracts under a Reconstruction-era law have to show but-for causation.
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously in the case…
Mar 23, 2020 1:10 PM CDT
Mar 23, 2020 11:45 AM CDTalready delayed 11 oral arguments for its March sitting. Nine arguments are scheduled for April, and it’s possible the court will postpone those, too.
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When the U.S. Supreme Court announced this week that its March sitting of oral arguments would be postponed “in keeping with public health precautions recommended in response to COVID-19,” the statement included some historical references for support—going back as far as 227 years ago.
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Televangelist told to stop peddling COVID-19 elixir
Two state attorneys general and two federal agencies are trying to stop televangelist Jim Bakker from peddling a supplement called Silver Solution as…
Mar 10, 2020 4:35 PM CDT
Supreme Court takes another case over juvenile life-without-parole sentences
The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to determine if the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment requires the court…
Mar 9, 2020 5:05 PM CDT