Law v. Siegel (March 4, 2014)

March 4th, 2014

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitHomestead exemption

Can’t surcharge in Bankruptcy

To pay Trustee’s fees


United States v. Apel (Feb. 26, 2014)

February 28th, 2014

john robertsAir Force base includes

Easements, protest area

Power to exclude


Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice (Feb. 26, 2014)

February 27th, 2014

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitStanford Ponzi scheme

Uncovered securities

State law claims allowed


Kaley v. U.S. (Feb. 25, 2014)

February 27th, 2014

220px-Elena_Kagan_official_SCOTUS_portraitAsset freeze challenge

Can’t fight grand jury finding

Of probable cause


Fernandez v. California (Feb. 25, 2014)

February 26th, 2014

samuel alitoOne occupant gone

Police may search residence

With other’s consent


Walden v. Fiore (Feb. 25, 2014)

February 25th, 2014

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portraitAgent who seized cash

Can’t be sued in Nevada

For acts in Georgia


Hinton v. Alabama (Feb. 24, 2014) (per curiam)

February 24th, 2014

Supreme_Court_US_2010Counsel deficient

Failed to seek enough funds for

Strong bullet expert


Air Wisconsin Airline Corp. v. Hoeper (Jan. 27, 2014)

January 29th, 2014

Sonia_Sotomayor_in_SCOTUS_robeCall to TSA

Not materially false

Airline is immune


Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. (Jan. 27, 2014)

January 28th, 2014

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitUnion may agree

That donning protective gear

Is like changing clothes


Burrage v. U.S. (Jan. 27, 2014)

January 27th, 2014

DAntonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitealer’s heroin

Must be “but for” cause of death

For enhanced sentence