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High Court: Fee Awards Subject To Offset To Satisfy Debt Owed U.S. Government
Posted on 14 Jun 2010 by James Cordrey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on June 14 reversed an Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling and held that an attorney fees award is payable to the litigant; therefore, it is subject to an offset to satisfy the litigant's... Read More

A 'Positive Trend' For The Supreme Court: Its 3 Female Members
Posted on 7 Jul 2011 by Gregg Lawson

Kagan PHILADELPHIA - Supreme Court reporter Lyle Denniston said he sees a "positive trend" when he analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court under Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.: the presence of three women for the first time. Speaking at a July... Read More

U.S. High Court Issues Split Ruling On Blanket Strip-Search Policy
Posted on 2 Apr 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Strip searching all new arrestees with or without suspicion before mixing them with the general jail population is appropriate, a split U.S. Supreme Court ruled April 2 ( Albert W. Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders... Read More