Today in 1991: The Supreme Court upholds regulations prohibiting federal fund recipients from advocating abortions
May 23, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin
Rust v. Sullivan, decided 23 years ago, upheld regulations prohibiting organizations receiving special federal funds from engaging in abortion counseling
Jun 28, 2013 By: Kyle Murray
On June 26, 2013, the US Supreme Court issued two high-profile rulings involving same-sex marriage. The decisions will have significant implications for health and retirement plan administration, in addition to other employment-related consequences.
Jun 21, 2013 By: John K. DiMugno
In Oxford Health Plans, LLC v. Sutter. the Court held that an arbitrator did not exceed his authority in interpreting a clause requiring arbitration of “all” disputes to authorize class-wide arbitration of similar disputes.
May 31, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin
The Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion this week that simultaneously granted certiorari and overturned an appeals court decision, reinstating the defendant’s life imprisonment sentence.
May 3, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has submitted amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court asking it to grant certiorari in American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock, but to summarily reverse the Montana Supreme Court’s ruling.
Apr 26, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin
On Wednesday, April 25, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S., the Federal Government’s challenge to SB 1070. Here are my updated predictions.
Mar 28, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the judiciary can hear a dispute over a law holding that state documents list Jerusalem as part of Israel, and the Executive’s refusal to enforce it.
Mar 16, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin
In ruling in 1810’s Fletcher v. Peck, the Supreme Court first declared a state law as unconstitutional, a practice that has led to some very famous cases.
Jan 24, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin
The Supreme Court decided yesterday that the government’s placing a GPS tracking device on a person’s car without a warrant violates the Fourth Amendment. What does this mean for future surveillance cases?