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Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd.

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Elections, Government Law
In a suit challenging the constitutionality of an Indiana law requiring citizens voting in person to present photo identification issued by the...
04/28/2008 07-21, 07-25

Virginia v. Moore

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
In a case raising the issue of whether a police officer violates the Fourth Amendment by making an arrest based on probable cause but prohibited by...
04/23/2008 06-1082

Baze v. Rees

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Kentucky's lethal injection protocol used as its method of execution does not violate the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishments....
04/16/2008 07-5439

Burgess v. US

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
The term "felony drug offense" contained in the Controlled Substances Act's (CSA), 21 U.S.C. section 841(b)(1)(A), provision for a 20-year minimum...
04/16/2008 06-11429

Begay v. US

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), as set forth in New Mexico's criminal statutes, is not a "violent felony" as the term is defined in the...
04/16/2008 06-11543

MeadWestvaco Corp. v. Illinois Dep't of Revenue

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Government Law, M&A, Tax Law
In a case raising the issue of whether Illinois constitutionally taxed an apportioned share of the capital gain realized by Mead, an out-of-state...
04/15/2008 06-1413

US v. Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Co.

United States Supreme Court
Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Government Law, Tax Law
The plain language of 26 U.S.C. sections 7422(a) and 6511 requires a taxpayer seeking a refund for a tax assessed in violation of the Export Clause,...
04/15/2008 07-308