Can an officer enter a home without a warrant while in hot pursuit of a misdemeanor?
Did the Federal Circuit properly resolve the case regarding the power and role of USPTO administrative judges?
Do the NCAA limits on college athlete compensation violate federal antitrust laws?
The U.S. companies are not subject to suit for the human rights abuses alleged by foreign citizens because the actions alleged occurred abroad.
Philadelphia violated the First Amendment in banning a Catholic foster care agency for refusing to work with same-sex couples.
Texas’s challenge to the Affordable Care Act is invalid because the plaintiffs do not have legal standing.
Did the officers have the right to seize Caniglia’s guns by entering his home without a warrant?
Can the oil company defendants get the climate change case against them removed to federal court?
Does a California regulation requiring charities to disclose donor information violate the First Amendment?
Can an inventor challenge a patent that came from an application he originated?
Can non-tribal Alaska natives get benefits under the 2020 Coronavirus relief act?
Can public schools punish students for speech on social media?
Does the law prohibiting auto-calls cover a device without a random or sequential number generator?
Will the officers who shot Roxanne Torres face claims for excessive use of force (Fourth Amendment)?
Does California have the right to enter farms for inspections without compensating the owners?
Uzuegbunam can seek nominal relief from his college for restrictive speech policies even though the college already removed the policies.
The federal agencies do not need to produce their draft biological opinions to the environmental organization.
Do the Arizona voting policies violate the Voting Rights Act or the U.S. Constitution?
Can the Trump administration re-tabulate the census count before determining House apportionment?
Delaware limits positions on several high courts to the two major political parties. Do the limits violate an Independent’s First Amendment rights to free association?
Can Tanvir and co. get money damages from the federal officers who tried to convince them to be spies?
Google’s use of Java API code in the Android operating system was “fair use” and not a copyright infringement.
Can the New York prosecutors get Trumps’s financial information from his accounting firm?
Can the House committees get Trump’s financial information from third parties?
Is the mark BOOKING.COM protectable as a trademark for online hotel reservation services?
Did the Montana Supreme Court invalidly strike the state’s tax credit program just because it indirectly benefits religious schools?
Is the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau constitutional?
Does the Louisiana regulation on abortion providers violate the Constitution?
Can a court question DHS’s termination of the DACA program?
Does the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protect against employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity?
Can the Appalachian Trail block the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project?
Commentary published in Georgia’s “official” legal code is not eligible for copyright protection.
Is Bridget Kelly criminally liable for her actions in the “Bridgegate” scandal?
Will the Supreme Court make another Second Amendment ruling?
Does trademark infringement have to be “willful” for Romag to recover Fossil’s profits?
Does the Constitution guarantee the right to a unanimous verdict in state criminal trials?
How does a federal employee prove causation for an age discrimination claim under the ADEA?
Can an officer pull over a vehicle just because the registered driver’s license has been revoked?
Over 50 amicus briefs tell the Supreme Court how the Google v. Oracle copyright dispute will affect them. Here’s our analysis.
Is Kansas’s “mens rea” departure from the traditional “insanity” defense constitutional?
The Arizona Supreme Court properly reevaluated McKinney’s death sentence.
Courts will not resolve political gerrymandering cases. They are “nonjusticiable.”
Did the federal government violate law when it added a citizenship question to the Census?
Should the Supreme Court overrule longstanding precedent on agency deference?
Can the federal government refuse to trademark “FUCT” or is the mark protected speech despite that it may be scandalous or vulgar?
Is the cross shaped war memorial on public property Constitutional?
The Virginia House cannot appeal the redistricting order on behalf of the whole state.
The United States and Alabama can prosecute Gamble for the same act.
Is the government a “person” who can request a “covered business method” patent review?
Are Title VII charge-filing rules “jurisdictional”?
Are selective abortions that Indiana tried to outlaw a continuation of the late eugenics movement?
Can Bartlett sue the arresting officers for retaliation even if the officers had probable cause to arrest him?
Can Home Depot get the case moved from state court to federal court?
A member of the Crow Tribe of Montana maintains a treaty right to hunt elk in Wyoming’s Bighorn National Forest.
Drug manufacturers must make a strong showing to prove FDA preemption defeats plaintiffs’ failure to warn claims.
Did Hunt, a relator in a False Claims Act case, file the case on time?
Can iPhone App Store purchasers sue Apple for commission fees charged to app developers?
Bucklew cannot avoid Missouri’s standard execution method because of his medical condition.
Washington cannot apply the state’s fuel tax law to the Yakama Tribe fuel importer because it violates an 1855 treaty.
Is the cy pres class action award valid?
Can the company be liable if it shipped parts that later received asbestos insulation?
Is the law firm a debt collector or just a party seeking foreclosure?
Will railroad employees have to help pay taxes on the money they receive if they’re injured at work?
Is the death row inmate “insane” meaning he cannot be executed?
The Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against “excessive fines” applies to state governments.
Are retired Federal Marshalls entitled to the same tax benefits as West Virginia State Police Officers and Firefighters?
The Supreme Court reinforced the longstanding rule that even a non-public sale may invalidate a patent.
Courts, not arbitrators, interpret the FAA, and the FAA’s arbitration exception applies to Oliveira’s contract.
The arbitration court must decide whether the contract mandates arbitration.
The Supreme Court sends the environmental case back to the lower courts to review the agency’s “Critical Habitat” designation.
The defendants’ prior convictions count as burglary under the federal law.
State and local employees – regardless of size – must comply with the federal age discrimination law.
Can Knick bring her claim in federal court before going through state litigation first?
States cannot require public sector employees to pay union fees.
The California notice requirements affecting women’s health clinics are likely to violate the First Amendment.
Florida’s water rights case against Georgia can continue. It should not be dismissed for “redressability.”
Trump’s third version of the travel ban is not likely to violate federal law or the Constitution. The 9th Circuit’s decision halting the order is reversed.
The Sherman Act does not prohibit the Amex contract with the merchants because Ohio et al. have not shown anticompetitive effects on cardholders.
Only one of the Texas voting districts is an impermissible racial gerrymander.
The Supreme Court clarifies jurisdiction and judgeship in the court martial system.
Double Jeopardy (5th Amendment) does not prohibit the second trial against Currier because Currier agreed to split his case into two trials.
WesternGeco can get damages for the profits it lost abroad as a result of ION’s infringement of WesternGeco’s patent.
The government needs a 4th Amendment warrant (with probable cause) to get your cell phone location data.
A notice to appear under the deportation rule must include time and place. Pereira’s notice was inadequate and thus did not end his period of living continuously in the U.S.
Railroad employees will not get taxed on stock compensation.
SEC judges must be formally appointed because they have significant authority.
A state can collect tax on online sales even if the seller does not have a physical presence in the state. An extensive virtual presence is enough.
The lower court justified itself sufficiently in making the sentence adjustment.
The Fifth Circuit used the wrong standard in deciding when to fix a judge’s mistake. It must reconsider Rosales-Mireles’ case.
Lozman still has a retaliatory arrest claim against the City, despite that there was probable cause for his arrest.
The plaintiffs did not show adequate injuries to bring the political gerrymandering case.
The denial of preliminary relief on the political gerrymandering claim stands.
The court was not required to defer to the Chinese government’s brief in interpreting Chinese law.
Minnesota’s ban on political apparel violates the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment.
The Minnesota law can apply retroactively, so Sveen’s kids will get the life insurance proceeds.
Resh’s class action was not filed on time because the claim is not entitled to the time extension.
Ohio’s voter roll purging process does not violate federal law.
The Supreme Court interprets “based on” in the sentence reduction rule.
Appling can get the law firm debt discharged in bankruptcy because his oral statement was not fraudulent.
Colorado must reconsider Masterpiece Cakeshop’s case because its original ruling expressed hostility towards religion, violating the First Amendment.
Court dismisses City of Hays v. Vogt as “improvidently granted.”
The Supreme Court interpreted the victims compensation law narrowly, ruling for Lagos.
A parked auto in a driveway is part of a house. Police need a warrant to search it.
The case returns to the lower court to consider a new question.
Employees can sign away their rights to bring class actions against their employers.
The wiretap order was not “facially insufficient,” so Dahda cannot get the communications suppressed.
The case became “moot” when the challengers no longer faced pre-conviction shackling.
A person can have 4th Amendment privacy against police search when driving a rental car, even if the person is not listed on the car lease.
The lawyer cannot overrule a client’s choice to plead innocent.
States can legalize sports betting. The federal law prohibiting it is unconstitutional.
If the Patent Review Board starts a patent review, it must address all of the patent challenger’s claims.
Patent rights can be reviewed in executive branch courts.
Foreign corporations can’t be sued under the Alien Tort Statute.
The Chinese government filed a brief in a case to help the court interpret Chinese law. Was the court supposed to follow that interpretation blindly or make its own judgment?
Are the SEC judges “Officers,” which would require them to be formally appointed?
Will a noncitizen’s period of living continuously in the U.S. end with a notice of a hearing that doesn’t include time and place?
Did the court need to explain its reasoning for choosing a certain sentence reduction?
Does the latest version of Trump’s travel ban violate federal law or the Constitution?
Did the federal court in Texas already conclude that Texas’ voting maps were non-discriminatory?
A federal habeas reviewing court should “look through” an unreasoned state court decision to find the rationale.
Dimaya cannot be deported based on the INA’s definition of “crime of violence” because the definition is too vague.
Lagos’ fraud caused large costs to a company. Can the criminal provision order Lagos to pay the company’s internal investigation costs and other legal fees?
Can WesternGeco get damages it lost abroad for ION’s patent violation?