Kansas v. Nebraska (Feb. 24, 2015)

February 24th, 2015

220px-Elena_Kagan_official_SCOTUS_portraitWater rights dispute

The Republican River

Nebraska must pay


M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett (Jan. 26, 2015)

January 26th, 2015

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portraitContract principles

Means no lifetime free healthcare

Despite ERISA


Gelboim v. Bank of America (Jan. 21, 2015)

January 23rd, 2015

ruth-ginsburgMDL cases

Keep distinct identities

And appeal ripeness


Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank (Jan. 21, 2015)

January 23rd, 2015

Sonia_Sotomayor_in_SCOTUS_robeCan trademarks be tacked

In priority contest?

A jury question


Department of Homeland Security v. MacLean (Jan. 21, 2015)

January 22nd, 2015

john robertsTSA Agent

May have whistleblower claim

Did not break the law


Christeson v. Roper (Jan. 20, 2015) (per curiam)

January 22nd, 2015

Supreme_Court_US_20101Inmate on death row

Gets new habeas counsel

To argue tolling


Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc. (Jan. 20, 2015)

January 21st, 2015

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitPatent construction

District court’s findings of fact

Clear error review


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