White v. Woodall (April 23, 2014)

April 24th, 2014

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitDefendant silent

Need not tell jury “ignore”

In sentencing phase



Prado Naverette v. California (April 22, 2014)

April 23rd, 2014

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portrait9-1-1 tipster

Gave basis for cops to stop

Pot-filled pickup truck


Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action (April 22, 2014)

April 22nd, 2014

Voters may outlaw225px-Anthony_Kennedy_official_SCOTUS_portrait

Use of race in admissions

At state colleges                        


Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg (April 2, 2014)

April 2nd, 2014

samuel alitoMad WorldPerks member

Good faith, fair dealing breach claim

Express pre-emption


McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission (April 2, 2014)

April 2nd, 2014

john robertsAggregate limits

On campaign contributions

Violate Free Speech


United States v. Castleman (Mar. 26, 2014)

March 27th, 2014

Sonia_Sotomayor_in_SCOTUS_robePrior conviction

For domestic violence?

You can’t own a gun


United States v. Quality Stores (Mar. 25, 2014)

March 25th, 2014

Anthony_Kennedy_official_SCOTUS_portraitSeverance Payments

Treated as FICA wages

[this line is filler]


Lexmark Int’l v. Static Control Components (Mar. 25, 2014)

March 25th, 2014

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitToner chip maker

Falls in zone of interests

For Lanham Act claim


Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States (March 10, 2014)

March 14th, 2014

john robertsRailroad right-of-way

Disappeared when abandoned

Like any easement


BG Group v. Republic of Argentina (March 5, 2014)

March 8th, 2014

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitTreaties like contracts

Courts should show great deference

To arbitrators