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U.S. Supreme Court Imposes Limits On Class Actions
Posted on 28 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court on Wednesday limited the ability of people to combine forces and fight corporations together when they want to dispute contracts for cell phones, cable television and other services, a move consumer advocates... Read More

Free Speech Cases At Top Of Supreme Court's Agenda
Posted on 4 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) First Amendment cases top the Supreme Court's docket as it begins a new term with a new justice and three women on the bench for the first time. The court will look at provocative anti-gay protests at military funerals and... Read More

High Court Hears Arguments On Violent Video Games
Posted on 2 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed sympathy for a California law that aims to keep children from buying ultra-violent video games in which players maim, kill or sexually assault images of people. But justices seemed closely... Read More

Supreme Court: Family Can Sue Mazda Over Seat Belt Death
Posted on 23 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court will let Mazda be sued in California courts in case involving a woman who died while wearing a seat belt across her lap in her family's minivan. The high court in a unanimous judgment Wednesday agreed to let... Read More

Alito Is Supreme Court's Lonely Voice On 1st Amendment
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Alone among his colleagues, Justice Samuel Alito chose privacy over free speech Wednesday in the Supreme Court's consideration of protests at military funerals. The picketers who showed up at the March 2006 funeral for Matthew... Read More

Supreme Court Says NASA Background Checks Can Continue
Posted on 19 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stop federal investigations into the private lives of people who want to work at government installations even those who don't have security clearances and don't work on secret... Read More