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Digital Music Price Fixing Antitrust Class Action Proceeds in Second Circuit after Denial of Petition for Certiorari by Supreme Court
Posted on 12 Jan 2011 by Mark Rogers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 10 declined to grant a petition for certiorari filed by the nation's four top record labels, which sought review of a ruling by the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that allowed... Read More

Legal News Video Update - April 26, 2010
Posted on 29 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Among the stories on this video edition of LexisNexis Legal News, reviews of two recent Supreme Court decisions, a new lawsuit filed by the SEC, and a $200 million settlement of a securities class action lawsuit. (Please visit the site to view this... Read More

Supreme Court: Vermont Law Restricting Prescribing Data Is Unconstitutional
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by Tom Moylan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Vermont's law restricting the sale of doctors' drug-prescribing information to data miners for use in marketing drugs to doctors is an unconstitutional, impermissible restriction on free speech content and on... Read More

Keller & Heckman Alert: Supreme Court Rules On Exercise Of Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Companies
Posted on 12 Jul 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On June 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States issued opinions in Goodyear Luxembourg Tires v. Brown , 564 U.S. ___ [1] , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] and... Read More

Fulbright Briefing: Telephone Consumer Protection Act Claims May be Brought in Federal Court, Supreme Court Rules
Posted on 25 Jan 2012 by Norton Rose Fulbright

The Supreme Court recently confirmed that private rights of action for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") may be brought in either federal or state courts. On January 18, 2012, a unanimous Court decided Mims v. Arrow... Read More

Supreme Court Wants Solicitor General Comments On Bankruptcy Conflict
Posted on 20 Jun 2011 by James Cordrey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 20 asked the U.S. solicitor general for comment on a bankruptcy case in which the Bankruptcy Code and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) are in conflict as it relates to a... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Governors Brace For Marriage Fight To Return To States
Posted on 3 Jul 2013 by State Net

Governors reacted somewhat predictably to the Supreme Court's historic decisions supporting same-sex marriage last Wednesday, with Democrats hailing the rulings and Republicans bemoaning them. But there is one thing both sides can agree on: the battle... Read More

John Castellano on United States v. Jones: Defining the Scope of the 4th Amendment in a Digital Era
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by John M. Castellano

In United States v. Jones [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the Supreme Court announced that a warrant is required to track a suspect by attaching a GPS device to the suspect's vehicle, even though the suspects' movements... Read More

Split Supreme Court Upholds Panel's Federal Employers' Liability Act Causation Standards Ruling
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A split U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 upheld the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals' determination that Rogers v. Missouri Pacific R. Co. (352 U.S. 500) relaxed the proximate cause requirement in Federal Employers'... Read More

Legal News Video Update - May 3, 2010
Posted on 3 May 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

Among the stories on this video edition of LexisNexis Legal News, the U.S. Supreme Court finds a judge erred in enjoining Congress from transferring government land on which a Christian cross stands into private hands, but affirms that a shareholder derivative... Read More

Jay Shapiro: The Supreme Court Takes Another Look At Consent Searches & Georgia v. Randolph
Posted on 2 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

By Jay Shapiro This Term, the Court will have the opportunity to state whether its rule in Georgia v. Randolph is restricted to the very specific facts of that case or if there is a broader application of that holding. In Fernandez v. California ,... Read More

High Court Ruling Recognizing 'Ministerial Exemption' A 'Resounding Victory' For Religious Organizations
Posted on 8 Feb 2012 by Darrell VanDeusen

By Darrell VanDeusen In a decision that many are calling a resounding victory for religious organizations, the Supreme Court has unanimously decided that the First Amendment's establishment and free exercise clauses create a "ministerial exception"... Read More

Supreme Court: Federal Court Erred in Precluding State Court Baycol Class Action
Posted on 16 Jun 2011 by Tom Moylan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jun. 16 that a federal court presiding over federal Baycol lawsuits improperly enjoined a West Virginia state court from considering a class action involving the heart drug ( Keith... Read More

The Anna Nicole Smith Case: Bankruptcy Courts Lack Constitutional Authority On Compulsory Counterclaims
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by James Cordrey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A divided U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 affirmed a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that a bankruptcy court lacks the constitutional authority to enter final judgment on compulsory counterclaims to proofs of... Read More