Utah v. Strieff (June 20, 2016)

June 24th, 2016

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portraitStop not justified

No exclusionary rule

Attenuation

Opinion

Taylor v. United States (June 20, 2016)

June 24th, 2016

samuel alitoHobbs Act robbery

“Commerce” requirement met

When drug dealer robbed

Opinion

RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. European Community (June 20, 2016)

June 22nd, 2016

samuel alitoEurope’s RICO claim

Lacks domestic injury

Case must be dismissed

Opinion

Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro (June 20, 2016)

June 21st, 2016

Anthony_Kennedy_official_SCOTUS_portraitLabor Department

Can’t change long-established reg.

Sans reasoned basis

Opinion

Universal Health Services, Inc. vs. United States ex rel Escobar (June 16, 2016)

June 19th, 2016

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portraitHealth facility

Lack of proper licensing

False Claims Act basis

Opinion

Kingdomware Technologies v. United States (June 16, 2016)

June 19th, 2016

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portraitVeterans Affairs

“Rule of Two” mandatory

Before contracting

Opinion

Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (June 16, 2016)

June 19th, 2016

220px-Elena_Kagan_official_SCOTUS_portraitCopyright; fees sought

Plaintiff’s reasonableness

Is just one factor

Opinion

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust (June 13, 2016)

June 16th, 2016

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portraitThe Bankruptcy Code

Preempts Recovery Act

Chapter 9 applies

Opinion

United States v. Bryant (June 13, 2016)

June 15th, 2016

ruth ginsburgTribal convictions

Without appointed counsel

Can support three-strikes

Opinion

Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc. (June 13, 2016)

June 15th, 2016

john robertsWillful Infringement

Recklessness not required

One review standard

Opinion