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The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas used to be famous as a preferred venue for plaintiffs in patent cases. But data indicates the U.S. Supreme Court put a stop to that in May of 2017 when it ruled in TC Heartland v. Kraft Food Brands Group
that lawyers should use a narrow definition of “resides” when determining where venue is proper.
May 22, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
In a 5-4 decision Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court found that arbitration agreements for individualized proceedings must be enforced under the Federal Arbitration Act.
May 21, 2018 9:55 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court justices have been considering whether to hear a case involving an immigrants teen’s abortion—multiple times.
May 21, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
According to a story widely disseminated on Facebook, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued “a direct and final blow to the Islamic indoctrination" of America's youth with a decision banning Sharia law from being taught in the classrooms.
May 16, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A driver of a rental car who isn’t listed on the rental agreement generally retains a reasonable expectation of privacy under the Fourth Amendment when police seek to search the…
May 14, 2018 1:24 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a man accused of murder has the right to insist his lawyer refrain from conceding his guilt at trial.
May 14, 2018 9:46 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars states from authorizing sports betting.
May 14, 2018 9:26 AM CDT
U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has a message for any Supreme Court justices considering retirement—don’t wait.
“I just hope that if there is going…
May 10, 2018 2:26 PM CDT
Sessions v. Dimaya
, decided April 17, will be most remembered for being the first time that Justice Neil Gorsuch joined with Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan to create the majority in a 5-4 decision. But beyond the unusual composition of the majority, it is a notable decision that will have important implications for immigration law and other areas of law as well.
May 3, 2018 8:30 AM CDT
Neil M. Gorsuch won praise for his writing style when he was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2017.
May 3, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Last week, in a break from usual practice, the U.S. Supreme Court released audio of oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii
, which concerned the legality of President Donald Trump's travel ban.
May 2, 2018 12:59 PM CDT
If Justice Anthony Kennedy decides to retire under President Trump, he would be following a long tradition of justices consciously leaving the court under a president of the same party who appointed them. A more complicated question is whether justices also seek to time their retirements with political or ideological goals in mind—and whether they have been successful.
May 1, 2018 1:35 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the case of a Missouri inmate who contends a rare medical condition would make being put to death by lethal injection…
Apr 30, 2018 4:39 PM CDT
Justice Sonia Sotomayor will have shoulder surgery Tuesday for a broken left shoulder suffered in a fall April 16.
Sotomayor, 63, will have a procedure known as reverse total…
Apr 30, 2018 4:37 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether a class-action settlement in a suit against Google met requirements of federal law when $5.3 million of the $8.5 million…
Apr 30, 2018 11:26 AM CDT
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