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  1. Supreme Court Rejects Sixth Circuit's Approach to Retiree Medical BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... other circuits, retirees almost always prevailed in the Sixth Circuit. In the M&G Polymers decision, Justice Clarence Thomas, writing for a unanimous Supreme Court, vacated the Sixth Circuit's decision and remanded the case back to the court of ...


  2. Patent Claim Construction Subject to Hybrid Review StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Answering the long debated question of what deference the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit should give in reviewing district court claim construction rulings, the Supreme Court recently answered the question in a 7-2 decision penned by Justice Breyer. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA v.


  3. The Bush monarchy continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Triangle

    There aren't many things I agree with Antonin Scalia about, and even fewer with Clarence Thomas. But the Supreme Court justices' refusal to attend the annual State of the Union Address on the grounds that it is an exercise in puerile nonsense is a point well taken.


  4. Law Partners from the Studstill Firm, LLP Admitted to Practice in the United States Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Danny Studstill, Justin Studstill and Haynes Studstill recently traveled to Washington D.C. to be sworn-in to the practice of law before the nation's highest Court. They also met with Georgia native and current Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas.


  5. American WayWHAT a Glorious BlizzardRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... , U.S. Supreme Court justices Anthony Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor, William Rehnquist, Antoin Scalia and Clarence Thomas - the five justices placed on the court by Republican presidents - decided that the only way to protect the equal voting rights ...


  6. Key Supreme Court case leaves union retiree health care benefits up in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | InvestmentNews

    ... retires and continue through that individual's lifetime. The Supreme Court's opinion , written by Judge Clarence Thomas, does away with the Yard-Man presumption in this case. "When a contract is silent as to the duration of retiree benefits, a court ...


  7. Patent litigation over human gene breast cancer testing is endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ars Technica

    ... with increased risk of breast cancer and identified mutations of that gene that increase the risk," Justice Clarence Thomas wrote (PDF). He said isolated DNA is a "product of nature and not patent eligible." Sandra Park, a senior staff attorney with ...


  8. Supreme Court Dispenses With the Yard-Man InferencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... of a specific contractual provision or extrinsic evidence to the contrary. In an opinion authored by Justice Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court held that the inferences were inconsistent with ordinary contract principles, which should govern the ...


  9. So what is the Pa. Supreme Court anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Friends family and spectators gather to see Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Saylor as he is sworn in by Chief Justice Ronald Castille during a ceremony in the Supreme Court chambers in the Capitol this January. The court, which predates the U.S. Supreme Court and has existed in varying forms since 1684, consists of of seven justices who are initially elected in partisan races.


  10. McConnell: Unyielding on Iran, defiant on Koch brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Times Herald

    ... was that nominees would get an up-or-down vote," he said, noting that despite considerable opposition even Clarence Thomas was confirmed without having to overcome a filibuster. However, McConnell went on, "There just is no consensus at the moment ...


  11. Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore says federal judge's ruling not binding; U.S. Supreme...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    ... his position. He quoted opinions from former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist and Justice Clarence Thomas. "In our federal system, a state trial court's interpretation of federal law is no less authoritative than that of the ...


  12. Supreme Court Rejects Analysis of Duration of Retiree Benefits As Contrary to Contract LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    On January 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States resolved a long-standing dispute between the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the remainder of the federal judiciary in a case concerning the extent to which retiree health care benefits provided for in a collective bargaining agreement become vested where the agreement is silent on their duration. Justice Thomas, delivering the opinion of a unanimous Court, disagreed with the judgment of the Sixth Circuit, which had ruled in a number of prior instances that silence in a collective bargaining agreement regarding the duration of bargained-for retiree health care benefits should be construed as evidence of the parties' intention that those benefits vest and continue indefinitely.


  13. High Court Rules for Employer in Retiree Benefits CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | CFO

    ... a thumb on the scale in favor of vested retiree benefits in all collective-bargaining agreements," Justice Clarence Thomas wrote for a unanimous court in sending the case back to the 6th Circuit. Employers have been pushing to reduce health costs by ...


  14. Supreme Court Rejects Yard-Man: Ordinary Contract Principles Apply...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court has unanimously vacated a Sixth Circuit ruling that a collective bargaining agreement vested retirees with lifetime medical benefits. M&G Polymers USA, LLC v.


  15. [Iws] Supreme Ct.: Old Union Contracts Implying "Lifetime Health...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | IWS Documented News Service

    ... benefits, a court may not infer that the parties intended those benefits to vest for life," wrote Justice Clarence Thomas. In the unanimous opinion, Thomas chided lower-court judges who upheld the retiree benefits, citing "traditional principle that ...


  16. U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Time Spent In Mandatory Security...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | JD Supra

    The United States Supreme Court issued an interesting decision last month on whether employees who are required to undergo security screening after their work was done should be paid for that time. The Supreme Court found in favor of the employer, and concluded that workers did not have to be paid for that that time because the screening was a non-compensable "postliminary" activity under the Portal-to-Portal Act.


  17. Supreme Court knocks down benefits for union retireesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... they may be canceled when a new contract takes effect, the court said. In the unanimous opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas chided lower-court judges who upheld the retiree benefits, citing "traditional principle that courts should not construe ...


  18. Decision Alert: US Supreme Court Potentially Shifts the Balance in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | JD Supra

    Justice Clarence Thomas and a unanimous US Supreme Court decided to vacate a Sixth Circuit decision and hold that the federal courts cannot assume from silence in a union's collective bargain agreement that retiree group health insurance benefits continue indefinitely. The Supreme Court found that collective bargain agreements should be treated the same as other contracts when the principles are consistent with federal labor policy.


  19. Supremes Knock Down Health Benefits for RetireesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Drudge Retort

    ... ee benefits, a court may not infer that the parties intended those benefits to vest for life," wrote Justice Clarence Thomas.


  20. Supreme Court Rejects Ruling Awarding Lifetime Health BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 |

    ... retiree benefits, a court may not infer that the parties intended those benefits to vest for life," Justice Clarence Thomas. Although the decision gives M&G -- a subsidiary of Italy's Mossi Ghisolfi Group -- another chance to establish pensioner ...