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The U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed as improvidently granted a case raising the issue of when erroneously admitting hearsay evidence is harmless error. See previously “Supreme Court considers harmless error standard” U.S. Supreme Court. Vasquez v. U.S., No. 11-199. April ...

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Must government actions that impose recurring flood invasions continue permanently to “take” property within the meaning of the Takings Clause? Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. U.S., No. 11-597.Certiorari granted:  April 2, 2011. Ruling below: 87 Fed. Cl. 594 (Fed. ...

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Will Supreme Court amputate parts of health care law?

WASHINGTON – On the last of three days of oral arguments on the constitutionality of the federal health care reform law, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court pondered whether they should act as virtual surgeons, taking a scalpel to ...

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