Supreme Court Observations: BG Group PLC v. Republic Of Argentina
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a divided opinion in a case that raised an important issue of arbitration law: should an arbitrator or a judge decide whether an international treaty requires a private party to bring a commercial dispute before a judge prior to attempting arbitration? In BG Group PLC v.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
He was unfairly rejected
Let me summarize about the man who was nominated by the President of the United States for a prestigious judicial position.
Reading The Halliburton Argument's Tea Leaves
Does today's oral argument before the Supreme Court in the Halliburton case provide any clues regarding the Court's likely decision? Today, as is often the case, the Justices' questions explored a variety of issues, but most Members of the Court did not show their hands.
Santa Barbara Independent
Supreme Court Rules Against Vandenberg Protester
Supreme Court ruled against longtime Vandenberg Air Force Base peace protestor Dennis Apel , upholding the right of base brass to limit where, when, and if he could engage in free-speech activities on base property even if located outside Vandenberg's enclosed area.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Supreme Court Narrows SLUSA's Reach and Expands the Pool of ...
On February 26, 2014, the United States Supreme Court limited the reach of the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 , thereby increasing the number of individuals and entities that may be surprised to find themselves defendants in state securities law class actions.
Media Matters for America
Fox Does Victory Lap After "Willie Horton" Politics Promoted On Fox Block Civil Rights Nominee
Fox News treated itself to a victory lap after several Senate Democrats joined with the Republican conference and blocked the nomination of civil rights litigator Debo Adegbile, President Obama's highly-qualified pick to head the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice .
Obama's choice for civil rights chief fails in Senate
The U.S. Senate rejected President Obama 's civil rights nominee Wednesday because of criticism over his involvement in the defense of a convicted cop-killer.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Gift of Halliburton
Shareholders, listen up. Like the women seeking equal pay and cable subscribers before you, you could be in trouble.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Supreme Court open despite snow; security tighter
It was business as usual -- with a twist -- at the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday despite a late-winter snowstorm that blew through the nation's capital and shut down the government.
National Review Online
Louie Gohmert: Obamacare: - Obviously Inadmissible'
Hereafter, the "Affordable Care Act" will be called Lawsuits challenging Obamacare on both issues are currently pending.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Climate change fight in the balance
While the public sleeps through an unusually rough winter, the fight against climate change -- or the fight against excessive regulation, depending on the point of view -- is being waged at the U.S. Supreme Court in a landmark case involving greenhouse gases.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Coming Soon from SCOTUS: Campaign Finance and Affirmative Action
Federal law imposes a wide range of controls on political spending during election cycles.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
U.S. high court sets record for intellectual property caseload
In a sign of the growing struggles that judges face applying old laws to new technology, the U.S. Supreme Court this year is hearing the highest proportion of intellectual property cases in its history.
Supreme Court spectator interrupts justices
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010, at the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court says Pentagon can bar protesters
The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously upheld the Pentagon's right to exclude protesters from military bases, even while allowing easements and exceptions for highways and other civilian uses.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Supreme Court Supports the EPA's Power to Control Carbon Emissions
Several U.S. Supreme Court justices confirmed that the Environmental Protection Agency has sufficient power to regulate carbon emissions .
Journal and Courier
Justices uphold government's right to freeze assets
A divided Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Tuesday that the government can freeze assets even if they're needed by criminal defendants to hire private attorneys.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Washington Post
Milbank: Dana Milbank: At the Supreme Court, a royal mess for "King Barack'
Monday morning's Supreme Court argument about the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gases went badly for the Obama administration - so much so that the real question before the justices seemed to be how severe the EPA's loss would be.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Washington Post
More corruption, but less gridlock
Richard L. Hasen is the chancellor's professor of law and political science at the University of California at Irvine.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Cameras in the Courtroom Push Hits D.C. Cable TV
An alliance of media and legal organizations is calling on Supreme Court justices to allow cameras to televise oral arguments.