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Coleman v. Johnson

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
In a case in which a man was convicted as an accomplice and co-conspirator in a murder and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit granted him...
05/29/2012 11-1053

RadLAX Gateway Hotel, LLC v. Amalgamated Bank

United States Supreme Court
Banking Law, Bankruptcy Law, Construction
In Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, a creditor bank's objection to the debtor's cramdown plan is sustained, where the proposed sale of the bank's...
05/29/2012 11-166

Blueford v. Arkansas

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure
In a murder prosecution in which the judge declared a mistrial after the jury foreman announced that the jury was unanimous against guilt on the...
05/24/2012 10-1320

Freeman v. Quicken Loans, Inc.

United States Supreme Court
Banking Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In a case in which three couples who obtained mortgage loans from the respondent filed separate state-court actions alleging that the respondent had...
05/24/2012 10-1042

Astrue v. Capato

United States Supreme Court
Administrative Law, Family Law, Government Benefits, Juvenile Law, Probate, Trusts & Estates
In a case in which a widow gave birth to twins conceived through in vitro fertilization using her husband’s frozen sperm and then applied for Social...
05/21/2012 11-159

Taniguchi v. Kan Pacific Saipan, Ltd.

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Remedies
(Industry: Services)

In a case in which the respondent was the prevailing party in a civil action instituted by the petitioner, an award of the cost of translating...
05/21/2012 10-1472

Holder v. Martinez Gutierrez

United States Supreme Court
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
A Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denial of cancellation of removal is upheld, where: 1) the aliens lacked the required years of continuous...
05/21/2012 10-1542

Hall v. US

United States Supreme Court
Agriculture, Bankruptcy Law, Tax Law
In Chapter 12 bankruptcy proceedings in which the debtors proposed treating a capital gains tax on the postpetition sale of their farm as an unsecured...
05/14/2012 10-875