Hurst v. Florida (January 12, 2016)

January 13th, 2016

Sonia_Sotomayor_in_SCOTUS_robeJury’s decision

May not be advisory

On death penalty

Opinion

Bruce v. Samuels (January 12, 2015)

January 12th, 2016

ruth ginsburgMultiple lawsuits

Filed in forma pauperis

Fees due overlap

Opinion

White v. Wheeler (Dec. 14, 2015) (per curiam)

December 15th, 2015

Supreme_Court_US_20101Juror’s exclusion

For death penalty answers

Not habeas ground

Opinion

DirecTV, Inc. v. Imburgia (Dec. 14, 2015)

December 14th, 2015

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitInvalid state law

Can’t be used to interpret

Arbitration clause

Opinion

Shapiro v. McManus (Dec. 8, 2015)

December 8th, 2015

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitThree-judge district court

Hears redistricting challenge

Unless frivolous

Opinion

OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs (Dec. 1, 2015)

December 1st, 2015

john robertsHurt in Austria

State-owned railroad is immune

From suit in U.S.

Opinion

Mullenix v. Luna (Nov. 9, 2015) (per curiam)

November 12th, 2015

Supreme_Court_US_20101Fleeing suspect shot

Qualified immunity

For shooting trooper

Opinion

 

Maryland v. Kulbicki (Oct. 5, 2015) (per curiam)

October 5th, 2015

Supreme_Court_US_20101Defendant’s lawyer

Failed to challenge ballistics

Not ineffective

Opinion

Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission (June 29, 2015)

July 1st, 2015

ruth ginsburgThe Elections Clause

People may use commission

For redistricting

Opinion

Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency (June 29, 2015)

June 30th, 2015

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitIn creating regs

E.P.A. must consider

Cost of compliance

Opinion