Remember when? Bush v. Gore, 17 years ago today

Remember when? Bush v. Gore, 17 years ago today

Case Explainer Infographic: In Bush v. Gore (2000) the Supreme Court ruled that Florida's plan for recounting votes for the 2000 Presidential election was unconstitutional. 

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Human Rights Commission, Part II: The Compelled Speech Doctrine (Argument December 5, 2017)

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Human Rights Commission, Part II: The Compelled Speech Doctrine (Argument December 5, 2017)

Masterpiece Cakeshop refused to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple. Colorado said the cake shop must sell the couple a cake if it sells wedding cakes to the public generally. Is Colorado compelling the cake shop to express a government view (in favor of same-sex marriage) on its cake-art?

Christie and New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association v. NCAA (Argument Dec. 4, 2017)

Christie and New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association v. NCAA (Argument Dec. 4, 2017)

New Jersey wants to legalize sports betting, but a federal law says it can't. Does the federal law violate the Constitution?

Rubin v. Iran (Argument Dec. 4, 2017)

Rubin v. Iran (Argument Dec. 4, 2017)

Plaintiffs are victims of a terrorist attack that won a $71.5 million judgment against Iran for sponsoring the attack. Can Rubin, et al. attach Iran's artifacts in the U.S. to collect on the judgment?

Carpenter v. United States (Argument November 29, 2017)

Carpenter v. United States (Argument November 29, 2017)

Can the government get our cell phone location data without 4th Amendment protections?

Digital Realty Trust v. Somers

Digital Realty Trust v. Somers

Paul Somers was Vice President of Digital Realty Trust. He reported potential securities law violations to upper management, then got fired. Can Somers claim whistleblowing protection under Dodd-Frank?

Cyan v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund (Argument Nov. 28, 2017)

Cyan v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund (Argument Nov. 28, 2017)

Plaintiffs are shareholders of Cyan that accused the company of misleading in its securities filings. Can the plaintiffs' case continue in state court, or will it be stopped by a policy that prevents "forum shopping"?

Oil States Energy Services v. Greene's Energy Group (Argument Nov. 27, 2017)

Oil States Energy Services v. Greene's Energy Group (Argument Nov. 27, 2017)

Oil States Energy Services lost its patent protection. Now it argues the administrative court did not have the Constitutional authority to take away its right. See if the case belonged in a "real" judicial court instead.