United States of America v. State of California (Dec. 15, 2014)

December 17th, 2014

A consent decree

Concerning offshore borders

For the Golden State

Consent decree

Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens (Dec. 15, 2014)

December 16th, 2014

ruth ginsburgRemoval notice

Amount in controversy

Need not be proven


Heien v. North Carolina (Dec. 15, 2014)

December 15th, 2014

john robertsOfficer’s mistake

About State’s car brake-light law

Supports traffic stop


Warger v. Shauers (Dec. 9, 2014)

December 10th, 2014

Sonia_Sotomayor_in_SCOTUS_robeCan’t use statements from

Jury deliberations

To challenge verdict


Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc v. Busk (Dec. 9, 2014)

December 9th, 2014

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portraitAmazon warehouse

Anti-theft worker screenings

Not compensable


ABA Blawg 100 (2014)

November 29th, 2014

BasicIllustratorFileLetter—CSABA Journal

In Blawg 100 again

Vote for me, not them


Glebe v. Frost (Nov. 17, 2014) (per curiam)

November 18th, 2014

Supreme_Court_US_20101Summation limits

Not a structural error

Habeas denied


Carroll v. Carman (Nov. 10, 2014) (per curiam)

November 11th, 2014

Supreme_Court_US_20101Cop knocked on glass door

Qualified immunity

Seemed like an entry


Johnson v. City of Shelby (Nov. 10, 2014) (per curiam)

November 10th, 2014

Supreme_Court_US_20101Complaint need not cite

Section 1983

For due process claim


Lopez v. Smith (Oct. 6, 2014) (per curiam)

October 6th, 2014

Supreme_Court_US_20101Circuit precedent

Not “clearly established” for

Habeas relief