Infographic Coverage of the Supreme Court
October 2018 Term:
Welcome to the 2018-2019 term! Stay tuned for new decisions.
Did the federal government violate law when it added a citizenship question to the Census?
Can the federal government refuse to trademark “FUCT” or is the mark protected speech despite that it may be scandalous or vulgar?
Bucklew cannot avoid Missouri’s standard execution method because of his medical condition.
Washington cannot apply the state’s fuel tax law to the Yakama Tribe fuel importer because it violates an 1855 treaty.
Is the cy pres class action award valid?
Should the Supreme Court overrule longstanding precedent on agency deference?
Is the law firm a debt collector or just a party seeking foreclosure?
Can the company be liable if it shipped parts that later received asbestos insulation?
Did Hunt, a relator in a False Claims Act case, file the case on time?
Did Virginia draw the voting maps in compliance with federal law?
Will railroad employees have to help pay taxes on the money they receive if they’re injured at work?
Is the death row inmate “insane” meaning he cannot be executed?
Is the cross shaped war memorial on public property Constitutional?
The Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against “excessive fines” applies to state governments.
Are retired Federal Marshalls entitled to the same tax benefits as West Virginia State Police Officers and Firefighters?
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.
October 2017 Term:
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