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Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman

United States Supreme Court
Commercial Law, Consumer Protection Law, Constitutional Law
(Industry: Retail)

In a challenge to New York General Business Law section 518, which provides that no seller in any sales transaction may impose a surcharge on a holder...
03/29/2017 15-1391

Moore v. Texas

United States Supreme Court
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a petition for habeas corpus relief from death sentence for fatally shooting a store clerk during a botched robbery that occurred when petitioner...
03/28/2017 15-797

Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp.

United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law, Constitutional Law
In consolidated appeals arising out of lawsuits filed against a Chapter 11 bankruptcy debtor that declared bankruptcy after it was purchased in a...
03/22/2017 15-649

Star Athletica, L. L. C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc.

United States Supreme Court
Intellectual Property, Copyright
In a copyright infringement suit brought by a company that owns 200 copyright registrations for two-dimensional designs--consisting of various lines,...
03/22/2017 15-866

Endrew F. v. Douglas County School Dist. RE–1

United States Supreme Court
Education Law, Constitutional Law
In an action under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), brought by a child with autism seeking reimbursement for private school...
03/22/2017 15-827

NLRB v. SW General, Inc.

United States Supreme Court
Labor & Employment Law, Administrative Law, Government Law
In an action brought under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 (FVRA), involving the ability of the nominated but not confirmed general counsel...
03/21/2017 15-1251

Manuel v. Joliet

United States Supreme Court
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 lawsuit against a City and several of its police officers, alleging that plaintiff's arrest and detention violated the...
03/21/2017 14-9496

SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC

United States Supreme Court
Intellectual Property
In an infringement suit involving a patent for adult incontinence products, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals' judgment upholding the District...
03/21/2017 15-927

Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure
Where a juror makes a clear statement indicating that he or she relied on racial stereotypes or animus to convict a criminal defend­ant, the Sixth...
03/06/2017 15-606

Beckles v. US

United States Supreme Court
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Sentence for conviction of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, 18 U.S.C. section 922(g)(1), is affirmed where the Federal Sentencing...
03/06/2017 15-8544