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SELLING v. YOUNG

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Washington State's Community Protection Act of 1990 (Act), which authorizes the civil commitment of "sexually violent predators," cannot be deemed...
01/17/2001 99-1185

CITY NEWS & NOVELTY, INC. v. CITY OF WAUKESHA

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law
Where adult bookstore has ceased operations, controversy over whether a failure to relicense constitutes prior restraint of expression is moot.
01/17/2001 99-1680

Vasu's work

United States Supreme Court
Administrative Law
Vasu's problem
01/11/2001 99-1234

LOPEZ v. DAVIS

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure
The federal Bureau of Prisons has the discretion to consider preconviction conduct when implementing Congress' goal of rewarding nonviolent offenders...
01/10/2001 99-7504

SOLID WASTE AGENCY OF NORTHERN COOK COUNTY v. U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENG'RS

United States Supreme Court
Environmental Law
Title 33 CFR 328.3(a)(3) exceeds the authority of The Clean Water Act at 33 USC 1344(a) (regulating the discharge of dredged or fill material into...
01/09/2001 99-1178

GLOVER v. US

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure
Even minimal jail time can qualify as prejudice for Strickland purposes. An incorrect sentencing calculation can be corrected on appeal, but not if...
01/09/2001 99-8576

GITLITZ v. COMM'R OF INTERNAL REVENUE

United States Supreme Court
Tax Law
26 USC 108(a) provides only that an insolvent S corporation's discharge of debt ceases to be included in gross income, but does not change the...
01/09/2001 99-1295