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District Atty.'s Offc. v. Osborne

United States Supreme Court
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action seeking the evidence used to convict Defendant of sexual assault for the purposes of DNA testing, summary judgment...
06/18/2009 08-6

Yeager v. US

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure, Securities Law, White Collar Crime
In an appeal from the District Court's order denying Defendant's motion to dismiss his wire fraud indictment on Double Jeopardy grounds, the order is...
06/18/2009 08-67

Gross v. FBL Fin. Servs., Inc.

United States Supreme Court
Labor & Employment Law
In an Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) action claiming a wrongful demotion, judgment for Plaintiff is reversed where a plaintiff bringing...
06/18/2009 08-441

Polar Tankers, Inc. v. Valdez

United States Supreme Court
Admiralty, Constitutional Law, Transportation
In a Tonnage Clause challenge to an Alaska ordinance imposing a personal property tax on large oil tankers, judgment for Defendant is reversed, where...
06/15/2009 08-310

Nijhawan v. Holder

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
Petitioner's removal from the U.S. based on his commission of an "aggravated felony" is affirmed, where the $10,000 threshold in 8 U.S.C. section...
06/15/2009 08-495

US v. Denedo

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure, Military Law
In a petition for a writ of coram nobis seeking to void a fraud conviction in military court, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces' order...
06/08/2009 08-267

Iraq v. Beatty

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Government Law
In an action alleging mistreatment by Iraqi officials during the 1991 Gulf War, the Court of Appeals' holding that the District Court had jurisdiction...
06/08/2009 07-1090

Boyle v. US

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure
Defendant's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act conviction is affirmed where the District Court did not err in declining to...
06/08/2009 07-1309

Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co.

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Government Law
In an appeal from the denial of a motion to recuse a state supreme court justice, where the justice had received campaign contributions in an...
06/08/2009 08-22

US v. New York

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Government Law
In a False Claims Act action challenging a fee charged by Defendant-City to nonresident workers, the dismissal of Plaintiff's appeal is affirmed...
06/08/2009 08-660