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

    Friday Jan 30 | 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.

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

    Jan 30, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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 ...

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

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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.

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

    Jan 27, 2015 | Drudge Retort

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

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

    Jan 27, 2015 | Manufacturing.net

    ... 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 ...

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  7. U.S. top court rules for employer in retiree benefits fightRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Canadian HR Reporter

    ... favor of the retirees after finding the contract did not clearly state the duration of the benefits. Justice Clarence Thomas , writing on behalf of the court, said the appeals court had not used the correct legal analysis. Thomas wrote that "when a ...

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  8. Traditional Contract Rules Determine Whether Retirees Are Entitled to Lifetime Healthcare BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    Yesterday, in a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that courts must apply ordinary rules of contract interpretation when determining whether retiree healthcare benefits vest for life pursuant to the terms of a collective bargaining agreement. Writing for the Court, Justice Thomas wrote a scathing opinion overruling the 6th Circuit's underlying decision, which had relied on UAW v.

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  9. Supreme Court Rejects Appeals Court Decision On Retiree BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    ... a 'full Company contribution,' if the company could unilaterally change the level of contribution." Justice Clarence Thomas argued in his opinion , "We granted certiorari and now conclude that such reasoning is incompatible with ordinary principles ...

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  10. Supreme Court rules against retirees in health-benefits caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a chemical company may be able to cut the health benefits of its retired workers, unanimously reversing an appeals-court ruling that said the benefits had vested for life. "Courts should not construe ambiguous writings to create lifetime promises," Justice Clarence Thomas wrote for the court, adding that "retiree health care benefits are not a form of deferred compensation."

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  11. Supreme Court says retiree health benefits can expireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | USA Today

    ... in the current case another chance. Those justices nevertheless went along with the opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas, who wrote that "courts should not construe ambiguous writings to create lifetime promises." "When a contract is silent as to the ...

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  12. Supreme Court: Sixth Circuit Reasoning Incompatible with Contracts PrinciplesRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | ContractsProf Blog

    A group of retirees had worked for the Pleasant Point Polyester Plant. They retired before Petitioner M&G Polymers acquired the plant in 2000.

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  13. Supreme Court sends back 'misapplied' retiree health-benefit caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Washington Post

    ... work. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit "misapplied" bedrock principles of contract law, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote, including "the traditional principle that courts should not construe ambiguous writings to create lifetime promises." ...

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  14. Teva v. Sandoz (USSC) - Standard for Appellate Review of Claim Construction RulingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | JD Supra

    On Jan. 20, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision setting forth a new standard for appellate review of a district court's claim construction ruling. Teva Pharmas.

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  15. Illinois Supreme Court Debates Scope of Accountant-Client Privilege in Will ContestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | JD Supra

    Last week, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral argument in Brunton v. Kruger. Brunton involves the scope of the accountant-client privilege specifically, what happens to that privilege after the client dies, and how the privilege can be waived.

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  16. Shut Up And Eat Your Catfood, GrampsRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Balloon Juice

    ... had vested for life. "Courts should not construe ambiguous writings to create lifetime promises," Justice Clarence Thomas wrote for the court, adding that "retiree health care benefits are not a form of deferred compensation." The Supreme Court ...

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

    Jan 26, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... 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 ...

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  18. UPDATE 1-U.S. top court rules for employer in retiree benefits fightRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Reuters

    ... favor of the retirees after finding the contract did not clearly state the duration of the benefits. Justice Clarence Thomas, writing on behalf of the court, said the appeals court had not used the correct legal analysis. Thomas wrote that "when a ...

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  19. Illinois Supreme Court Debates Self-Critical Analysis PrivilegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | JD Supra

    Last week, the Illinois Supreme Court heard argument in a case being closely watched by the civil defense bar: Harris v. One Hope United, Inc. Harris poses a simple question: does Illinois recognize the self-critical analysis privilege? Our detailed summary of the facts and lower court rulings in Harris is here .

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  20. Scott Lively Calls For Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan To Quit Marriage CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | On Top Magazine

    ... if marrying couples is the yardstick by which we measure impartiality, then we should note that Justice Clarence Thomas officiated at the wedding of conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh and Marta Maranda Fitzgerald. The marriage lasted a decade. ...

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