Stephen Breyer Newswire

Stephen Breyer Newswire

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  1. Friend-of-Court Briefs Raise Recusal Questions for JusticesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Three Supreme Court justices own stock in such companies as Chevron Corp., International Business Machines Corp. and Microsoft Corp., and they recuse themselves when those corporations have cases before the court. But an advocacy group says those justices - Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer and Samuel Alito - should also sit out cases when companies in which they are invested sign on to friend of the court briefs, an avenue for third parties to weigh in on how they think the court should rule in a case.

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  2. Friend-of-Court Briefs Raise Recusal Questions for JusticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wall Street Journal

    Three Supreme Court justices own stock in such companies as Chevron Corp., International Business Machines Corp. and Microsoft Corp., and they recuse themselves when those corporations have cases before the court. But an advocacy group says those justices - Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer and Samuel Alito - should also sit out cases when companies in which they are invested sign on to friend of the court briefs, an avenue for third parties to weigh in on how they think the court should rule in a case.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Belief in Patent's Validity Not a Defense to Inducing InfringementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | FindLaw

    The end-of-term madness continues as the Supreme Court today issued four new opinions, dealing with bankruptcy, bankruptcy, whistleblowing, and patents. It's this last case that concerns us today .

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  5. Obama Names Yale Professor to Key Administration PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | India.com

    ... professor from 1988 to 1990, and assistant professor from 1985 to 1988. Amar worked as a law clerk to Judge Stephen Breyer, then of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, from 1984 to 1985. He is the co-editor of a constitutional law ...

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  6. Supreme Court Rules Against Cisco in Patent Infringement FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Re/code

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against Cisco Systems over a patent infringement claim the tech giant is fighting. On a 6-2 vote, with Justice Stephen Breyer recused from the case, the court threw out a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in favor of Cisco.

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  7. Supreme Court Rejects Good Faith Belief in Invalidity as a Defense to InducementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court issued its decision today in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc .

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  8. Risk Management a Supreme Court rules against Cisco Systems in patent ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Business Insurance

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against Cisco Systems Inc. over a patent infringement claim the tech giant is fighting. On a 6-2 vote, with Justice Stephen Breyer recused from the case, the court threw out a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in favor of Cisco.

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  9. "Patent troll" with a big verdict against Cisco notches a Supreme Court winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Ars Technica

    ... "good faith belief" the patent was invalid. That overturns an appeals court decision favoring Cisco. Justice Stephen Breyer was recused from the case. The Supreme Court also considered what level of knowledge a defendant needed to be hit with an ...

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  10. U.S. top court rules against Cisco Systems in patent infringement fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | West Australian

    On a 6-2 vote, with Justice Stephen Breyer recused from the case, the court threw out a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in favor of Cisco. There is now likely to be a new trial.

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  11. Supreme Court rules against Cisco in patent infringement caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Hill

    ... mirrors this Court's holding [in this case]," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the 6-2 opinion . Justice Stephen Breyer did not take part. The majority said that ruling otherwise would allow companies accused of inducing patent infringement to claim ...

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  12. UPDATE 2-U.S. top court rules against Cisco Systems in patent infringement fightRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Reuters

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against Cisco Systems Inc over a patent infringement claim the tech giant is fighting. On a 6-2 vote, with Justice Stephen Breyer recused from the case, the court threw out a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in favor of Cisco.

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  13. Supreme Court clearing docket with rulings on police, guns, and moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | World Magazine

    ... down six rulings last week-four unanimous, one a 5-4 split, and another 6-2. In the last ruling, Justice Stephen Breyer recused himself because his brother, also a judge, had earlier dismissed the case. In that ruling, the justices handed victory to ...

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  14. Court Rules Against Cisco in Patent Infrigemnet FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Fox News

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against Cisco Systems Inc over a $64 million patent infringement verdict the tech giant is fighting. On a 6-2 vote, with Justice Stephen Breyer recused, the court threw out a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in favor of Cisco.

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  15. The "Ready for Her Close-Up" TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Slate Magazine

    ... But in 2015, with a full third of the court being suddenly depicted in movies or plays, can a biopic on Stephen Breyer be far behind? So, today on the podcast, we are going to try to figure out what to make of this sudden explosion of Supreme Court ...

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  16. Ronald Fraser: America's local jails need to be reformed tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Deming Headlight

    After decades of America's incarceration mania, U.S. Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer recently told a congressional committee in Washington that America's criminal justice system is broken and that long, mandatory minimum sentences in correctional institutions that don't correct is a terrible idea. Maybe, at long last, common-sense federal and state prison reforms will replace current policies of punishment for punishment's sake.

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  17. Did RGB Just Let Us Know How the Court Will Decide Gay Marriage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | FindLaw

    Voters in Ireland go to the polls today to vote on whether the Emerald Isle will legalize gay marriage. If the vote is successful, Ireland will be the first country to adopt marriage equality by popular referendum .

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  18. Stripping bare the arguments against marriage equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Newberry Observer

    ... appears to have some traction among Supreme Court justices considering the issue. Even the liberal Justice Stephen Breyer seemed disturbed by the "millennia" issue in arguments before the court. The one-man, one-woman definition of marriage "has ...

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  19. Continuing Duty To Monitor? Yes. Scope of That Duty? Wait And SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | JD Supra

    In a case we have blogged about before, the Supreme Court in Tibble v. Edison International unanimously has concluded that an ERISA fiduciary has a continuing duty to monitor investments made in an ERISA governed savings plan.

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  20. Free Speech for All . . . Except Judges?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | JD Supra

    Last month, in one of the most closely-watched cases of the October 2014 Term, the U.S. Supreme Court held that S tates may prohibit judges and candidates for judicial office from personally soliciting campaign funds . The Court acknowledged that similar prohibitions against candidates for political office are untenable under the First Amendment.

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