Infographic Coverage of the Supreme Court
October 2018 Term:
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Is the government a “person” who can request a “covered business method” patent review?
The Supreme Court reinforced the longstanding rule that even a non-public sale may invalidate a patent.
Courts, not arbitrators, interpret the FAA, and the FAA’s arbitration exception applies to Oliveira’s contract.
Can Home Depot get the case moved from state court to federal court?
The arbitration court must decide whether the contract mandates arbitration.
Is the law firm a debt collector or just a party seeking foreclosure?
The Supreme Court sends the environmental case back to the lower courts to review the agency’s “Critical Habitat” designation.
The defendants’ prior convictions count as burglary under the federal law.
Are retired Federal Marshalls entitled to the same tax benefits as West Virginia State Police Officers and Firefighters?
Can iPhone App Store purchasers sue Apple for commission fees charged to app developers?
Can Bartlett sue the arresting officers for retaliation even if the officers had probable cause to arrest him?
State and local employees - regardless of size - must comply with the federal age discrimination law.
Will railroad employees have to help pay taxes on the money they receive if they’re injured at work?
Is the cy pres class action award valid?
Can the company be liable if it shipped parts that later received asbestos insulation?
Can Knick bring her claim in federal court before going through state litigation first?
Is the death row inmate “insane” meaning he cannot be executed?
October 2017 Term:
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