Harris v. Quinn (June 30, 2014)

July 1st, 2014

samuel alitoHomecare assistants

Not quite public employees

Can’t force union fees


Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (6/30/14)

June 30th, 2014

samuel alitoBirth control mandate

Corporations are “persons”

Religion burdened


McCullen v. Coakley (June 26, 2014)

June 27th, 2014

john robertsClinic buffer zone

More burdensome than needed

Violates Free Speech


National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning (June 26, 2014)

June 26th, 2014

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitRecess appointments

Intra-session included

Three days is too short


Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer (June 25, 2014)

June 26th, 2014

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitERISA complaint

ESOP fiduciaries

Prudence not presumed


Riley v. California (June 25, 2014)

June 25th, 2014

john robertsMore often than not

Police will need a warrant

To search a cell phone


American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo, Inc. (June 25, 2014)

June 25th, 2014

john robertsWeb-based streaming site

Publicly performs programs

Copyrights infringed


Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency (June 23, 2014)

June 25th, 2014

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitCar greenhouse gas rules

Don’t mean emissions limits

On all fixed sources


Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. (June 23, 2014)

June 25th, 2014

john robertsSecurities fraud

Pre-class certification

May show impact lacked


Loughrin v. United States (June 23, 2014)

June 25th, 2014

220px-Elena_Kagan_official_SCOTUS_portraitFederal bank fraud

There need not be an intent

To defraud a bank