This week the Court hears 4 arguments including one regarding immigrants who were convicted of crimes prior to the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act. The Supreme Court’s decision could restrict their ability to travel internationally, possibly affecting their ability to maintain family ties or fulfill religious obligations. Another case of particular interest with tax season upon us involves the possibility of imposing limitations on the time frame in which you can be audited by the IRS.
SCOTUS starts the year out with arguments regarding gender discrimination in The Family Medical Leave Act, Nude Scenes and Expletives on TV, and why falling on the ice at work can hurt more than your ego.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
- 10-1121 KNOX, DIANNE, ET AL. v. SERVICE EMPLOYEES INT'L UNION
- 10-1293 FCC, ET AL. v. FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, ET AL.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
This week the Supreme Court hears 6 cases including a couple of health care issues involving drug patents and research, healthcare costs and the generic drug manufacturing industry. Also being discussed will be DNA testing, expert witnesses and the Sixth Amendment's Confrontation Clause.
Monday, December 5, 2011
- 10-704 MESSERSCHMIDT, CURT, ET AL. v. MILLENDER, AUGUSTA, ET AL.
- 10-844 CARACO PHARMACEUTICAL, ET AL. v. NOVO NORDISK A/S, ET AL.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
This week the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in 6 cases. The topics range from insider trading and Securities Regulation, to the Privacy Act and whether emotional and other noneconomic damages are “actual damages,” raising broad implications for future suits under the Privacy Act.
Monday, November 28, 2011
- 10-1195 MIMS, MARCUS D. v. ARROW FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC
- 10-708 FIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL v. EDWARDS, DENISE P.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
- 10-1261 CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES, ET AL. v. SIMMONDS, VANESSA
- 10-875 HALL, LYNWOOD D., ET UX. v. UNITED STATES
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
This week the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in 6 cases. The topics range from immigration, deportation and the IRS, to the largest beef recall in U.S. history, to how citizens can protect themselves from government officials’ possible abuse of new technologies, for instance: when the FBI places GPS devices on vehicles suspected of drug trafficking.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
This week the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in 6 cases. The topics range from the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) to ineffective counsel and whether eyewitness testimony should be allowed as evidence.
Monday, October 31, 2011
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
- 10-1104 MINNECI, MARGARET, ET AL. v. POLLARD, RICHARD L., ET AL.
- 10-788 REHBERG, CHARLES A. v. PAULK, JAMES P., ET AL.