Posts tagged civil procedure
Artis v. District of Columbia (Decision January 22, 2018)

Artis v District of Columbia, a case argued in the October 2017 term. Check out our post for an easy-to-navigate infographic that breaks down the Supreme Court’s decision.

. The Supreme Court preserves the traditional meaning of the word "toll," giving Artis enough time to file the claims.

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National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of Defense (Decision January 22, 2018)

The EPA challenges must start in federal district courts, despite federal government arguments that they should go directly to appeals courts.

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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?

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Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (Decision Nov. 8, 2017)

The appeals court had dismissed Charmaine Hamer's appeal because it said the court was strictly bound by a filing deadline rule. The Supreme Court decided the rule is not a "jurisdictional" rule, so the court can work around it if necessary. Hamer wins.

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