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  1. Judge strikes down Ellis Act payoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFBay

    A federal judge Tuesday struck down a San Francisco ordinance that steeply increased payments landlords were required to pay tenants evicted from properties they intended to take off the rental market, finding the law was an unconstitutional seizure by the government. The legislation drafted by Supervisor David Campos took effect in June and required landlords to pay two years worth of the difference between the tenants' rent-controlled rate and the market rate, determined by a formula developed by the city controller's office.

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  2. Two-Year Payout For Evicted Tenants Ruled UnconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SocketSite

    The communist block of 4 has resorted to violating the constitutional rights of landlords in order to protect their failed system. Thanks to Judge Breyer and the constitution, they are temporarily stopped.

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  3. Supreme Court declines to review same-sex marriage casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... The Windsor decision was decided on a 5 to 4 vote, with the court's liberals - Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan - joining Kennedy. It takes only four votes, however, to grant review of lower court ...

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  4. Big Win for San Francisco LandlordsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    A federal judge ruled Tuesday that San Francisco cannot solve its housing shortage by requiring landlords, through a relocation assistance ordinance, to retroactively pay massive amounts to evict tenants under California's Ellis Act. "The City seeks to have its cake and eat it too, looking to the ordinance's stated public purposes to satisfy the Public Use Clause but looking only to an individual tenant's private circumstance to satisfy rough proportionality," U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer wrote.

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  5. The Indefiniteness of What is 'Routine, Well-understood and...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    Castigating the Supreme Court, at least in patent circles, has become as prevalent as the Court's forays into patent law have been to overrule the Federal Circuit. While even those who give the Court the benefit of the doubt and appreciate the parsimony with which many of its decisions are written, the cultural and institutional differences between the way the Court addresses issues, and the higher certainty that those who rely on intellectual property protection need to justify the investment that turns innovation into commercialization, frustrate both.

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  6. Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Appellate Standard of Review Over Patent Claim ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument October 15, 2014, in Teva Pharm. USA, Inc. v.

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  7. Supreme Court: Should Appeal Give Deference to Lower Courts on Claim Construction?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | jdsupra.com

    On October 15, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., et al. v. Sandoz Inc., et al. , case number 13-854.

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  8. Obama confident he could replace GinsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Hill

    ... s control the Senate, Obama said. In addition to the 81-year-old Ginsburg, many court watchers have suggested Stephen Breyer, 75, might be considering retirement before the end of Obama's term.

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  9. Dick Morris: Texas Photo ID Ruling Slows Obama's 'Power Grab'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News Max

    ... a Texas District Court's verdict invalidating the id law. The vote was 6-3 with Clinton appointee Justice Stephen Breyer joining the five conservatives on the Court. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott argued that with birth certificates available ...

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  10. Supreme Court rules Texas can enforce voter ID lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | USA Today

    ... who upheld the Texas law but not Wisconsin's were Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer. Both the Texas and Wisconsin cases will go forward on their merits; the flurry of activity that ended at the Supreme Court ...

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  11. A Fight About How To Whiten Your Teeth Went All The Way To The Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... complained that North Carolina has given a "group of private actors a pass on antitrust litigation". Stephen Breyer mused that if the state were to let a group of wine merchants or truckers fix their own prices, "they might get out of hand." ...

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  12. SCOTUS allows Texas voter ID to standRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Politico

    ... new law's requirements," she wrote. It appeared that one Democratic appointee on the high court, Justice Stephen Breyer, joined with his five GOP-appointed colleagues in allowing the Texas law to be used next month. However, the court did not ...

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  13. Make My DayTHE Reluctant Evolution of a Computer GeekRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito were in the majority. Justices John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor were in the minority. In his 90-page dissent denouncing the decision, Stevens said that "while American ...

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  14. Ebola Czar Ron Klain Is a 'Top-Flight Lawyer and Savvy Politician'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Time

    ... six-figure law-firm offers, he signed on as chief counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, a job Justice Stephen Breyer once held on his road to the High Court. Harvard's Laurence Tribe, an admiring former teacher, calls "one of the most ...

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  15. Supreme Court seems divided in patent dispute over bestselling multiple sclerosis drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... district courts reach different conclusions about a patent that "binds the world." On the other side, Justice Stephen Breyer suggested patents should be treated like any other technical case. That means deferring to the trial judge's finding of ...

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  16. Supreme Court weighs generic drug disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Bioscience Technology

    ... district courts reach different conclusions about a patent that "binds the world." On the other side, Justice Stephen Breyer suggested patents should be treated like any other technical case. That means deferring to the trial judge's finding of ...

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  17. Guest Post by Prof. Shubha Ghosh: Are South African Yellow Canaries a Question of Law or Fact?Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Patently Obvious

    Guest Post by Professor Shubha Ghosh . Prof. Ghosh is the Vilas Research Fellow & George Young Bascom Professor in Business Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he is also the Associate Director of the Initiatives for Studies in Transformational Entrepreneurship .

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  18. Medical Licensure & Brain SurgeryRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Heartland Institute

    ... safety perspective to prohibit non-dentists from offering teeth-whitening services. One comment by Justice Stephen Breyer jumped out at me from oral argument, and it bears correction because it has important implications for future efforts to ...

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  19. Aereo's Life at Stake in CourtBattle With Major NetworksRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Courthouse News Service

    ... of 1976's Transmit Clause. The "history makes clear that Aereo is not simply an equipment provider," Justice Stephen Breyer wrote for the majority. Breyer found that the company's "activities are substantially similar to those of [community antenna ...

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  20. Antitrust law: Tooth and justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Economist

    ... complained that North Carolina has given a "group of private actors a pass on antitrust litigation". Stephen Breyer mused that if the state were to let a group of wine merchants or truckers fix their own prices, "they might get out of hand." ...

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