Spokeo, Inc. v. Robbins (May 16, 2016)

May 22nd, 2016

samuel alitoConcrete injury

Needed to bring claim against

People search engine


Sheriff v. Gillie (May 16, 2016)

May 22nd, 2016

ruth ginsburgFDCPA

AG-appointed counsel

Can use letterhead


Ocasio v. United States (May 2, 2016)

May 3rd, 2016

samuel alitoKickbacks paid to cops

Was Hobbs Act conspiracy

Though cash came from cops


Heffernan v. City of Paterson (April 26, 2016)

May 2nd, 2016

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitCop was demoted

For holding candidate’s sign

Might have free-speech claim


Molina-Martinez v. United States (Apr. 20, 2016)

April 24th, 2016

Anthony_Kennedy_official_SCOTUS_portraitGuidelines range error

Reasonably probable

Sentence would be changed


Harris v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission (Apr. 20, 2016)

April 23rd, 2016

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitMinor deviations

In district population

VRA driven


Bank Markazi v. Peterson (Apr. 20, 2016)

April 22nd, 2016

ruth ginsburgVictims of terror

Can access assets held by

Iranian bank


Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt (Apr. 19, 2016)

April 21st, 2016

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitFull Faith and Credit

Caps on award against State

Protects other states


Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC (Apr. 19, 2016)

April 20th, 2016

ruth ginsburgFPA preempts

State’s program that disregards

FERC’s interstate rate


Welch v. United States (Apr. 18, 2016)

April 18th, 2016

Anthony_Kennedy_official_SCOTUS_portraitDue process ruling

Applies retroactively

In habeas case