Jul 17, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
Samuel Alito has turned out to be one of the most reliably conservative justices on the Supreme Court, with some rare, but noteworthy, exceptions.
Jul 16, 2013 By: Jury Verdicts
Sadler v. Advanced Bionics LLC (W.D. Ky.) Cochlear Device Manufacturer Directed to Pay Kentucky Family $7.2M in Damages Verdict Summary Amended Complaint Note:
Jul 11, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
The first challenge to a state defense of marriage act after the Supreme Court decided U.S. v. Windsor has been filed. Is this going to be the beginning of the end of state same-sex marriage bans?
Jul 10, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
Although she only has been on the Court for a year longer than Justice Kagan, Justice Sotomayor has given us a lot more to work with to figure out her judicial views.
Jul 9, 2013 By: Mitchell Law Office
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) made an interesting adjustment this week, as the large-employer mandate was set aside until
Jul 9, 2013 By: Jury Verdicts
Santa Fe Trust v. Standard E&S (N.M. Dist.) New Mexico Wrongful Death Suit Ends in $58.5M Verdict
Jul 8, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
Over the next nine weeks, we’ll be profiling each of the sitting justices on the current Supreme Court, in reverse order of seniority. First up: Elena Kagan.
Jul 3, 2013 By: Melissa Sachs
The new Westlaw Journals blog brings you litigation headlines in over 30 substantive areas of law. Here are some highlights from the
Jul 3, 2013 By: Bruce Provda
In a 5-4 ruling recently handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court, drafted by Justice Samuel Alito in the case known as Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, the court sided with the baby’s white adoptive parents, the Capobiancos, who decided to adopt the child before she was born.
Jul 3, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
During the Supreme Court’s past term, some justices deviated from their usual ideological courses to take the opposite position on cases as their usual allies. Why was this?