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California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc.

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Securities Law
In a case where members of a securities class-action opted out of a settlement and filed an untimely claim of their own, it was held that the timely...
06/26/2017 16-373

Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer

United States Supreme Court
Government Benefits, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
In a case where a preschool and daycare center operated by a church sought a state grant for playground renovations and were denied because of a state...
06/26/2017 15-577

Davila v. Davis

United States Supreme Court
Legal Malpractice, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a case involving a capital punishment trial and subsequent appeal where the convicted alleged the ineffective assistance of appeal counsel in...
06/26/2017 16-6219

Hernandez v. Mesa

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
In a case arising from an incident in which a US Border Patrol officer standing in the United States shot and killed a Mexican national standing in...
06/26/2017 15-118

Pavan v. Smith

United States Supreme Court
Civil Rights, Family Law, Constitutional Law, Government Law
In a case relating to same-sex marriage, Arkansas state officials refused to issue birth certificates listing the spouse when a mother in a same-sex...
06/26/2017 16-992

Trump. v. International Refugee Assistance Project

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Government Law, Immigration Law
In the case of the challenge to the Trump administration's travel ban and the associated injunction, the court granted certiorari and consolidation of...
06/26/2017 16-1436

Murr v. Wisconsin

United States Supreme Court
Property Law & Real Estate
In a case in which landowners characterized the merger of adjacent lots and a prohibition against their separate sale as a regulatory taking that...
06/23/2017 15-214

Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Bd.

United States Supreme Court
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Government Law
In a case concerning the judicial review of Merit Systems Review Board (MSRB) dismissals of mixed claims for jurisdictional grounds, the court held...
06/23/2017 16-399

Lee v. US

United States Supreme Court
Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
In a criminal case in which defendant was advised by counsel to plead guilty to possessing ecstasy with intent to distribute, an 'aggravated felony'...
06/23/2017 16-327

Maslenjak v. US

United States Supreme Court
Immigration Law
In a case seeking the de-naturalization of a former refugee from Bosnia who lied about her husband's military service under oath the jury had been...
06/22/2017 16-309