Holt v. Hobbs (Jan. 20, 2015)

January 20th, 2015

samuel alitoFear of contraband

Can’t stop Muslim prisoner

From having short beard


T-Mobile South v. City of Roswell, Georgia (Jan. 14, 2015)

January 16th, 2015

Sonia_Sotomayor_in_SCOTUS_robeCity’s denial

Of cell tower construction

Lacked timely reasons


Jennings v. Stephens (Jan. 14, 2015)

January 15th, 2015

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitNeed not cross-appeal

When defending your judgment

On alternate grounds


Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. (Jan. 13, 2015)

January 14th, 2015

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitMortgage rescission

Three years for written notice

Longer to file suit


Whitfield v. United States (Jan. 13, 2015)

January 14th, 2015

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitBotched bank robbery

Moving lady in her house

Earns enhanced sentence


United States of America v. State of California (Dec. 15, 2014)

December 17th, 2014

A consent decree

Concerning offshore borders

For the Golden State

Consent decree

Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens (Dec. 15, 2014)

December 16th, 2014

ruth ginsburgRemoval notice

Amount in controversy

Need not be proven


Heien v. North Carolina (Dec. 15, 2014)

December 15th, 2014

john robertsOfficer’s mistake

About State’s car brake-light law

Supports traffic stop


Warger v. Shauers (Dec. 9, 2014)

December 10th, 2014

Sonia_Sotomayor_in_SCOTUS_robeCan’t use statements from

Jury deliberations

To challenge verdict


Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc v. Busk (Dec. 9, 2014)

December 9th, 2014

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portraitAmazon warehouse

Anti-theft worker screenings

Not compensable