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Wilson v. Sellers (Decision April 17, 2018)

A federal habeas reviewing court should “look through” an unreasoned state court decision to find the rationale.

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Civil Rights
SCOTUS Oct 2017

Kisela v. Hughes (Summary Decision April 2, 2018)

Kisela is not liable for using excessive force because he did not violate clearly established law.

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SCOTUS Oct 2017 Decisions

CNH Industrial v. Reese (Summary Decision February 20, 2018)

Retirement benefits aren’t necessarily for life.

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SCOTUS Oct 2017 Decisions

Summary Decisions: Kernan v. Cuero and Dunn v. Madison (Nov. 6, 2017)

The Supreme Court can decide on a case without hearing oral arguments and without even asking for briefing from the parties. These “summary decisions” are …

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