Posts by Mariam Morshedi
Consolidated Military Court Appeals (Argument January 16, 2018)

Can the appeals court judges serve on both the military court and the civil court? Petitioners argue no, and that their appeals should be voided.

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6 Supreme Court cases of this term that MLK would have cared about

6 Supreme Court cases argued this term relating to civil rights, voting rights and unlawful detention.

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Encino Motorcars v. Navarro (Argument January 17, 2018)

Does the service advisor at a car dealership get overtime pay?

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Husted v. A. Phillip Randolph Institute (Argument January 10, 2018)

Plaintiffs claim Ohio's voter roll purging process kicks people off the list illegally. Does the process violate federal law?

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Collins v. Virginia (Argument January 9, 2018)

Can police search a motorcycle parked outside a home, covered almost fully by a tarp without a warrant? 

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Byrd v. United States (Argument January 9, 2018)

Can you expect privacy (i.e. Fourth Amendment protections) in a rental car if you are not on the lease?

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Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado (Argument January 8, 2018)

Texas argues New Mexico is violating a 1938 agreement that allocates usage of the Rio Grande River water. New Mexico argues Texas doesn't have a case. Will the Supreme Court dismiss it?

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Florida v. Georgia (Argument January 8, 2018)

Florida argues Georgia is using up too much river water that Florida needs for its ecosystem and economy. Will the Supreme Court grant Florida an "equitable apportionment"?

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