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Supreme Court decides Law v. Siegel

USA - March 4 2014 On March 4, 2014, the United States Supreme Court decided Law v. Siegel, No. 12-5196. The Court held that the bankruptcy court violated the express…

Harmony A. Mappes

Supreme Court decides Florida v. Jardines

USA - March 26 2013 On March 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Florida v. Jardines, No. 11-564, holding that using a drug-sniffing dog on the front porch of a…

D. Lucetta Pope

Supreme Court decides Bowman v. Monsanto Co.

USA - May 13 2013 On May 13, 2013, the Supreme Court decided Bowman v. Monsanto Co., No. 11-796, holding that the patent exhaustion defense does not protect a farmer…

Larry E. LaTarte, Calvin L. Litsey, Gary S. Weinstein

Supreme Court decides Freeman v. Quicken Loans, Inc.

USA - May 24 2012 On May 24, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Freeman v. Quicken Loans, Inc., No. 10-1042, holding that 12 U.S.C. § 2607(b), a portion of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act ("RESPA"), unambiguously requires that a complaining party must show that a charge for real estate settlement services was divided between two or more persons.

Christina L. Clark

Supreme Court decides Coleman v. Johnson

USA - May 29 2012 On May 29, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Coleman v. Johnson (No. 11-1053) in a per curiam opinion, reversing the Third Circuit's grant of habeas relief and holding that a federal court may grant habeas relief based on insufficient evidence supporting the conviction only if the state court decision is objectively unreasonable.

Sarah C. Jenkins