WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Principal Deputy Solicitor General Srikanth “Sri” Srinivasan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Thursday, increasing the buzz about a possible U.S. Supreme Court nomination in his future.
WASHINGTON – A Senate committee has advanced the nominations of President Barack Obama’s five picks for the National Labor Relations Board, setting the stage for a potential partisan showdown on the Senate floor.
WASHINGTON – A long running battle between a Minnesota frequent flyer and an airline carrier has landed before the U.S. Supreme Court, giving the justices yet another chance to weigh in on whether a federal law preempts a state law-based lawsuit.
WASHINGTON – Next term the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether an employee of a privately held contractor or subcontractor of a public company is covered under the whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Must a tenant who previously objected to a warrantless search of an apartment be personally present and objecting to prevent a search when police officers later ask a co-tenant for consent to search?
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a Michigan murder defendant’s due process rights were not violated when a change in state law following his 1994 conviction prevented him from reasserting a diminished-capacity defense when he later won a new trial.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a tenant who previously objected to a warrantless search of an apartment must be personally present and objecting to prevent a search when police officers later ask a co-tenant for consent to search.
WASHINGTON – A vaccine injury victim whose claim is time-barred under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act can still recover attorney fees because the claim was reasonable and made in good faith, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
WASHINGTON – In a case that could have repercussions from a small upstate New York town to the legislative floor of Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether prayers at open public meetings violate the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause.
Published: May 20, 2013
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An untimely National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act petition may qualify for an award of attorney fees if it is filed in good faith and there is a reasonable basis for its claim.