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Parents Involved in Cmty. Sch. v. Seattle Sch. Dist. No. 1

United States Supreme Court
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Education Law
In cases involving school districts that voluntarily adopted student assignment plans that rely upon race to determine which public schools certain...
06/28/2007 05-908

Panetti v. Quarterman

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Health Law, Sentencing
Denial of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus brought by a prisoner convicted and sentenced to death in a Texas state court is reversed where: 1)...
06/28/2007 06-6407

Leegin Creative Leather Prods., Inc. v. PSKS, Inc.

United States Supreme Court
Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law
(Industry: Manufacturing, Retail)

Dr. Miles Medical Co. v. John D. Park & Sons Co., 220 U. S. 373, which makes it per se illegal under section 1 of the Sherman Act for a...
06/28/2007 06-480

Nat'l Ass'n of Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife

United States Supreme Court
Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Government Law, Water Law
Section 7(a)(2) of the Endangered Species Act does not effectively operate as a tenth criterion on which the EPA's transfer of certain permitting...
06/25/2007 06-340, 06-549

Hein v. Freedom from Religion Found.

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Government Law
In an action brought claiming that conferences held as part of the President's Faith-Based and Community Initiatives program violated the...
06/25/2007 06-157

Wilkie v. Robbins

United States Supreme Court
Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Government Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In an action brought by the owner and operator of a commercial guest resort against officials of the Bureau of Land Management alleging harassment and...
06/25/2007 06-219

Fed. Election Comm'n v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc.

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Communications Law, Constitutional Law, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Elections, Tax-exempt Organizations
In an action brought by a nonprofit corporation, Wisconsin Right to Life (WRTL), seeking declaratory and injunctive relief and alleging that the...
06/25/2007 06-969, 06-970

Morse v. Frederick

United States Supreme Court
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Education Law, Government Law
Schools may take steps to safeguard those entrusted to their care from speech that can reasonably be regarded as encouraging illegal drug use. Thus,...
06/25/2007 06-278

Tennessee Secondary Sch. Athletic Ass'n v. Brentwood Academy.

United States Supreme Court
Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Education Law, Sports Law
The enforcement of a rule prohibiting high school coaches from recruiting middle school athletes does not violate the First Amendment.
06/21/2007 06-427

Tellabs, Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Ltd.

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Evidence, Securities Law
(Industry: Manufacturing)

In the context of private securities fraud actions and the pleading requirements of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA) intended to...
06/21/2007 06--484