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Home Depot USA v. Jackson (Decision May 28, 2019)

Can Home Depot get the case moved from state court to federal court?

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Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania

Can Knick bring her claim in federal court before going through state litigation first?

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The Litigation Process

How does the litigation process work? Check out our infographic explaining the basic stages of federal civil litigation. We’ll help you follow a lawsuit like a pro!

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Hall v. Hall (Decision March 27, 2018)

Two cases can be untied (“unconsolidated”) so that one can be appealed before the other is final.

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China Agritech v. Resh (Argument March 26, 2018)

Resh wanted to file the third class action against China Agritech. But the time period had expired. Can Resh take advantage of a tolling (time-pausing) rule?

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Burden Shifting: How courts cut through the noise

Learn how courts evaluate indirect evidence with this infographic.

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National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of Defense (Decision January 22, 2018)

The EPA challenges must start in federal district courts, despite federal government arguments that they should go directly to appeals courts.

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Artis v. District of Columbia (Decision January 22, 2018)

Artis v District of Columbia, a case argued in the October 2017 term. Check out our post for an easy-to-navigate infographic that breaks down the Supreme Court’s decision.

. The Supreme Court preserves the traditional meaning of the word “toll,” giving Artis enough time to file the claims.

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Rubin v. Iran (Argument Dec. 4, 2017)

Plaintiffs are victims of a terrorist attack that won a $71.5 million judgment against Iran for sponsoring the attack. Can Rubin, et al. attach Iran’s artifacts in the U.S. to collect on the judgment?

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Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (Decision Nov. 8, 2017)

The appeals court had dismissed Charmaine Hamer’s appeal because it said the court was strictly bound by a filing deadline rule. The Supreme Court decided the rule is not a “jurisdictional” rule, so the court can work around it if necessary. Hamer wins.

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