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Florist Who Refused to Serve Gay Wedding Appeals to US Supreme Court – Advocate.com

Advocate.comFlorist Who Refused to Serve Gay Wedding Appeals to US Supreme CourtAdvocate.comBarronelle Stutzman, the Washington State florist found guilty of violating the state's antidiscrimination law by refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex couple's wedding, is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court. Stutzman, the owner of Arlene's ...and more » … [Read more...]

Washington State Florist Seeks US Supreme Court Review – U.S. News & World Report

Catholic News AgencyWashington State Florist Seeks US Supreme Court ReviewU.S. News & World ReportA florist from Washington state is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a decision by the state's high court which concluded she broke the state's antidiscrimination law by refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding. July 14, 2017, at 3:57 ...Florist takes religious liberty case to … [Read more...]

U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Locations In Which Patent Suits May Be Filed – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

JD SupraU.S. Supreme Court Restricts Locations In Which Patent Suits May Be FiledMondaq News Alerts (registration)In a unanimous ruling issued May 22, 2017 in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Group Brands LLC,1 the United States Supreme Court severely restricted the locations in which patent infringement lawsuits may be filed. This change decreases patent holders' ...U.S. Supreme Court … [Read more...]

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Federal Arbitration Act Preempts Right To Jury Trial – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Federal Arbitration Act Preempts Right To Jury TrialMondaq News Alerts (registration)Earlier this week, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion in which it rejected Kentucky's hostility to agreements to arbitrate disputes. This ruling will enhance the ability of parties to an agreement to agree to resolve disputes by ... … [Read more...]

Miner admitted to bar of US Supreme Court – Petoskey News-Review

Petoskey News-ReviewMiner admitted to bar of US Supreme CourtPetoskey News-ReviewNEW ORLEANS — Andrew Miner, son of Dr. David and Jill Miner of Gaylord, was recently admitted to the bar of the United States Supreme Court. Miner, who is a 2005 graduate of Gaylord High School, attended Miami University of Ohio for undergraduate ... … [Read more...]

Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision Underscores The Importance Of Treaty Planning To Protect Overseas Investments – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision Underscores The Importance Of Treaty Planning To Protect Overseas InvestmentsMondaq News Alerts (registration)Because the United States lacks a treaty with Venezuela providing for international investment protection, American companies with Venezuelan operations will not have easily enforceable treaty protections against expropriation unless they structure ... … [Read more...]

United States: US Supreme Court Says: We Mean It–You Can’t Single Out Arbitration Agreements For Disfavored … – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

United States: US Supreme Court Says: We Mean It--You Can't Single Out Arbitration Agreements For Disfavored ...Mondaq News Alerts (registration)On Monday, May 15, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its latest reminder to state and lower federal courts that they must treat arbitration agreements as equally valid as all other contracts. In Kindred Nursing Centers Limited Partnership v. Clark et al … [Read more...]

U.S. Supreme Court to Revisit Carlton, Retroactivity Doctrine – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Channel NewsAsiaU.S. Supreme Court to Revisit Carlton, Retroactivity DoctrineMondaq News Alerts (registration)Although the facts vary, each petition involves the Court's prior decision in United States v. Carlton.1 Carlton ... In 2009, the Washington Supreme Court held that, under the plain language of the statutory exemption, Dot Foods was entitled to claim ...Supreme Court rejects challenge … [Read more...]

Clarence Thomas Joins SCOTUS Libs, Strikes Down Racist Gerrymandering – ColorLines magazine

ColorLines magazineClarence Thomas Joins SCOTUS Libs, Strikes Down Racist GerrymanderingColorLines magazineThe Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a ruling today (May 22) that the Republicans who control North Carolina's legislature illegally used race to draw congressional districts in the state. ... The majority opinion was written by ...The Decisive Vote to Strike Down Racial … [Read more...]

U.S. Supreme Court Weighs In On Bankruptcy Claims, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

U.S. Supreme Court Weighs In On Bankruptcy Claims, Fair Debt Collection Practices ActMondaq News Alerts (registration)The United States Supreme Court issued a ruling Monday resolving the question of whether filing a proof of claim for a debt that is time-barred by the statute of limitations is a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). In Midland ...and more » … [Read more...]

Justice Samuel Alito warns Catholic seminarians that religious liberty is being tested – Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerJustice Samuel Alito warns Catholic seminarians that religious liberty is being testedWashington ExaminerSupreme Court Justice Samuel Alito said America's first freedoms are under pressure in the United States. Alito made the remarks while delivering a commencement address to graduates at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Pennsylvania on Wednesday.St. Charles Seminary awards … [Read more...]

Korematsu v. United States: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know – Heavy.com

Heavy.comKorematsu v. United States: 5 Fast Facts You Need to KnowHeavy.comFred Korematsu was a civil rights activist who fought the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The nation's highest court infamously ruled against him in ... one of the court's worst in U.S ...and more » … [Read more...]

New York State Bar Association’s Diversity Coalition sworn in to Supreme Court during ceremony – Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Daily EagleNew York State Bar Association's Diversity Coalition sworn in to Supreme Court during ceremonyBrooklyn Daily EagleFifteen members of the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) Diversity Coalition traveled to Washington, D.C. where they were admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court during a ceremony on Monday, April 3. Afterward, the group got an opportunity to meet ... … [Read more...]

CLEAN WATER RULE State officials to hear Pruitt outline repeal-replace plans – E&E News

E&E NewsCLEAN WATER RULE State officials to hear Pruitt outline repeal-replace plansE&E NewsIn a letter to a number of intergovernmental associations sent Monday, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt laid out how his agency is planning to move forward on two separate rulemakings to repeal and replace the rule and asks for state input. ... input ...and more » … [Read more...]

Ford, Pittman and Speciale: Ban gay marriage, US Supreme Court doesn’t apply in NC – Independent Tribune

Independent TribuneFord, Pittman and Speciale: Ban gay marriage, US Supreme Court doesn't apply in NCIndependent TribuneHouse Speaker Tim Moore released a statement Wednesday on the Uphold Historical Marriage Act that said, "There are strong constitutional concerns with this legislation given that the U.S. Supreme Court has firmly ruled on the issue, therefore House ...Four Republicans … [Read more...]

The Broken Supreme Court – New York Times

New York TimesThe Broken Supreme CourtNew York TimesWell, the Republicans broke the Supreme Court confirmation process. Now they own the Supreme Court. What do I mean? After all, didn't Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, confirmed last Friday by a vote of 54 to 45 and sworn in on Monday, simply replace another ...For Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court job may seem subordinateUSA TODAYWhy Don't Supreme … [Read more...]

In Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor ’79 – Yale News

Yale NewsIn Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor '79Yale NewsAssociate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor '79 visited Yale Law School April 6-7, 2017, to participate in the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program's 20th Anniversary Liman Colloquium, “Liman at 20: Public Interest(s).” The Law ... … [Read more...]

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg And The Women Of The Supreme Court Combat ‘Mansplaining’ – GOOD Magazine

GOOD MagazineHow Ruth Bader Ginsburg And The Women Of The Supreme Court Combat 'Mansplaining'GOOD MagazineThe researchers noted in their blog post that in the 2015 term, Justice Elena Kagan was interrupted ten times or more each by Chief Justice John Roberts and by Justices Samuel Alito and Anthony Kennedy. Justice Sonia Sotomayor was interrupted 15 times ...Justice Ginsburg urges … [Read more...]