The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether state law legal malpractice claims against trial lawyers for their handling of patent cases fall within the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal courts.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a state’s failure to pay for counsel for an indigent defendant in a murder case should be weighed against the state in making a speedy trial analysis.
WASHINGTON – The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide if the federal government can be sued for damages for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Does the litigation exception to the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act allow lawyers to obtain, disclose or use personal information solely to find clients to represent in a developing lawsuit, including solicitation through a direct mail advertising campaign?
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to answer this question.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the federal Gonzalez Act waives governmental immunity for battery claims against a Navy doctor who allegedly performed cataract surgery without the patient’s informed consent.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the federal government is immune from tort liability for the alleged sexual assault of a prison inmate by correctional officers that occurred outside the scope of an arrest, search or seizure.
A federal judge on Tuesday lifted the injunction on enforcement of the controversial Arizona law directing police to check the immigration status of criminal suspects they detain.
WASHINGTON – With attorneys still analyzing the health care ruling and the other big decisions from last term, the U.S. Supreme Court is preparing for a new term with even more major issues on its docket, from affirmative action to the standards of proof for class certification.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether courts may take a modified categorical approach to determining whether a conviction for burglary, which requires fewer elements than generic burglary, qualifies as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a stipulation by a class action plaintiff that damages will be limited to less than the $5 million threshold for federal jurisdiction is enough to defeat a motion to remove the case to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act.