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Shane Dilworth
U.S. High Court Declines To Hear Dispute Over Transfer Of Pollutants In Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S Supreme Court on Nov. 29 denied a petition for certiorari filed by environmental groups in Florida over whether the transfer of water pollutants from one body of water to another constitutes an "addition"...

Christopher Bauer
High Court To Review Causation Issues Involving Rail Worker's Hand Injury

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 29 granted a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by CSX Transportation Inc. seeking review of an $184,250 award to a railroad engineer who says the company is responsible for a hand injury he suffered...

Melissa Ritti
High Court To Hear Microsoft Word Patent Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 29 granted certiorari in a case that could clarify the evidentiary standard for establishing patent invalidity in response to allegations of infringement ( Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Limited...

Mark Rogers
Jury Awards Oracle $1.3 Billion In Copyright Dispute

OAKLAND, Calif. - (Mealey's) After an 11-day trial, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Nov. 23 determined that Oracle USA Inc. was entitled to $1.3 billion in actual damages in the form of a fair market value...

Tom Moylan
$12.8M Verdict For Jaw Injury In Aredia/Zometa Case To Be Reduced To $1.14M

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - (Mealey's) A North Carolina federal jury on Nov. 22 awarded $12,887,001 in an Aredia/Zometa jaw injury case, a verdict that will be reduced to $1,148,001 by North Carolina's limit on punitive damages ( Herbert Fussman, et...

Michelle Olsen, Appellate Daily
The Supreme Court, 2 Federal Circuits, Baseball, and ARod's Salary

This post first appeared on Appellate Daily . Lately, with PBS showing Ken Burns' The Tenth Inning (2010), I have been thinking about his earlier documentary series, Baseball (1994), and one story in particular. It involves the Supreme Court, a...