Hot Docs: SCOTUS to decide whether Fifth Amendment protects against testimony by court-ordered psychiatrist
Feb 27, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that will decide whether the Fifth Amendment protects against the state’s use of testimony from a court-ordered psychiatrist that evaluated the defendant.
A recent court ruling awarded to a homeowner almost three times what was owed by his insurance company. Not all disasters covered by insurers are acts of nature.
Colorado Jurors Award $7.2M for Injuries to Plaintiff’s Lungs, Respiratory System From Popcorn’s Butter Flavoring
Feb 26, 2013 By: Jury Verdicts
Watson v. Dillon Companies Inc. d/b/a King Soopers and Inter-American-Products Inc.; The Kroger Co. d/b/a King Soopers, Dillon Companies Inc. and Inter-American-Products Inc.; Gilster-Mary
Feb 25, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
A group of parents recently filed a lawsuit against a California school district claiming that the district’s implementation of a yoga curriculum strongly promotes Hinduism.
As the litigation over the individual mandate drew to a close, a new wave of lawsuits emerged challenging the ACA’s preventive care mandate (a.k.a. the contraception mandate).
Feb 21, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
The Supreme Court recently ruled in Florida v. Harris, which held that a drug-sniffing dog’s reliability is not subject to the strict standards imposed by the lower court.
Feb 20, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
It’s only been ten years since Grutter v. Bollinger, but the Supreme Court seems poised to do away with the ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas. What’s changed?
Feb 19, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin
The Supreme Court is set to rule on Missouri v. McNeely, which could change the conditions under which it is constitutional for law enforcement to extract blood samples without the subject’s consent.