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United States Supreme Court - May 2017 Opinion Summaries


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County of Los Angeles v. Mendez

United States Supreme Court
Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a suit under 42 U.S.C. section 1983, brought by plaintiffs who were injured by deputies during the execution of a search warrant, alleging Fourth...
05/30/2017 16-369

BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell

United States Supreme Court
Transportation, Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Injury & Tort Law, Constitutional Law
In a suit brought in Montana state court under the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA), 45 U.S.C. section 51 et seq., which makes railroads liable...
05/30/2017 16-405

Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark Int'l, Inc.

United States Supreme Court
Intellectual Property, Patent
In an infringement suit involving patents for printer toner cartridges, brought by the cartridge manufacturer against a reseller of refilled...
05/30/2017 15-1189

Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions

United States Supreme Court
Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals' (BIA) decision ordering petitioner deported to Mexico, based on petitioner's plea of no...
05/30/2017 16-54

Cooper v. Harris

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Elections, Government Law
In a case concerning North Carolina's redrawing of two congressional districts, District 1 and District 12, after the 2010 census, alleging violations...
05/22/2017 15-1262

TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Patent
In a patent infringement action filed in the District Court for the District of Delaware against petitioner, a competitor that is organized under...
05/22/2017 16-341

Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Constitutional Law, International Law
In an employer's Texas state court action against a former employee who resided in Canada, alleging that defendant had begun working for a competitor...
05/22/2017 16-254

Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson

United States Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Law, Debt Collection
In an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. sections 1692e and 1692f, arising out of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case in which a...
05/15/2017 16-348

Howell v. Howell

United States Supreme Court
Government Benefits, Family Law
In a case in which a case a State treated as community property and awarded to a veteran's spouse upon divorce a portion of the veteran's total...
05/15/2017 15-1031

Kindred Nursing Centers, L.P. v. Clark

United States Supreme Court
Elder Law, Contracts, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Injury & Tort Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Injury & Tort Law, Elder Law, Contracts
In a consolidated action brought by two family members holding powers of attorney for two decedents against a nursing home, alleging the substandard...
05/15/2017 16-32
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