U.s. Supreme Court 2010 Term Arguments

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Synopsis

A case the Court dismissed, which would have considered whether under the Federal Arbitration Act, a party is required to demonstrate prejudice after the opposing party waives its contractual right to arbitrate by participating in litigation.

Episodes

  • Nevada Commission on Ethics v. Carrigan

    Nevada Commission on Ethics v. Carrigan

    27/04/2011

    A case in which the Court held that the Nevada law requiring elected officials to disqualify themselves when they are asked to vote on matters that present a conflict of interest was constitutional.

  • Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc.

    Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc.

    26/04/2011

    A case in which the Court held that a Vermont statute banning the sale, transmission or use of prescription drug user data violated protected speech of the pharmaceutical research companies, manufacturers and others who use that data.

  • McNeill v. United States

    McNeill v. United States

    25/04/2011

    A case in which the Court held that a federal sentencing court must determine whether an offense under state law is a "serious drug offense" within the meaning of the Armed Career Criminal Act by consulting the maximum sentence applicable at the time of the defendant's conviction.

  • Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Co.

    Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Co.

    25/04/2011

    A case in which the Court held that securities fraud plaintiffs need not prove loss causation in order to obtain class certification.

  • United States v. Jicarilla Apache Nation

    United States v. Jicarilla Apache Nation

    20/04/2011

    A case in which the Court held that the fiduciary exception to the attorney-client privilege does not apply to the general trust relationship between the United States and the Indian Tribes.

  • American Electric Power Co., Inc. v. Connecticut

    American Electric Power Co., Inc. v. Connecticut

    19/04/2011

    A case in which the Court that held the Clean Air Act bars suits by governmental bodies and private parties seeking to curb emissions from utilities via the federal common law.

  • Tapia v. United States

    Tapia v. United States

    18/04/2011

    A case in which the Court held that a district court may not give a defendant a longer prison sentence based on speculation about if and when the defendant would be able to participate in an inmate drug rehabilitation program.

  • Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Limited Partnership

    Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Limited Partnership

    18/04/2011

    A case in which the Court held that a challenge to a patent's validity must offer clear and convincing evidence.

  • PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing

    PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing

    30/03/2011

    A case in which the Court held that generic drug makers cannot be sued for not warning about potentially dangerous side effects on their drug labels, even when they follow federal rules that only require their labels to match those of their brand-name equivalents.

  • Talk America, Inc. v. Michigan Bell Telephone Co.

    Talk America, Inc. v. Michigan Bell Telephone Co.

    30/03/2011

    A case in which the Court held that federal law requires local telephone companies to allow new competitors in their markets to link to their existing networks through connecting wires at low, government-regulated rates.

  • Fowler v. United States

    Fowler v. United States

    29/03/2011

    A case in which the Court held that in order to prove a criminal violation of the federal witness tampering statute when a defendant allegedly kills a witness, the government must prove that the victim would have provided information regarding the crime.

  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes

    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes

    29/03/2011

    A case in which the Court held that the small group who initiated a lawsuit could not represent all of Wal-Mart's female employees, and therefore could not bring a class action lawsuit against Wal-Mart.

  • Arizona Free Enterprise Clubs Freedom Club PAC v. Bennett

    Arizona Free Enterprise Club's Freedom Club PAC v. Bennett

    28/03/2011

    A case in which the Court held that the Arizona campaign finance law linking public financing for candidates to the amount spent by their opponents violated the First Amendment's protection of political speech.

  • CSX Transportation v. McBride

    CSX Transportation v. McBride

    28/03/2011
  • J.D.B. v. North Carolina

    J.D.B. v. North Carolina

    23/03/2011

    A case in which the Court ruled that courts should consider the age of a juvenile suspect in deciding whether he or she is in custody for Miranda purposes.

  • Turner v. Rogers

    Turner v. Rogers

    23/03/2011

    A case in which the Court held that a defendant facing incarceration for civil contempt does not have a constitutional right to a court-appointed attorney under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

  • Borough of Duryea v. Guarnieri

    Borough of Duryea v. Guarnieri

    22/03/2011

    A case in which the Court held that state and local government employees may not sue their employers for retaliation under the First Amendment's Petition Clause when they petition the government on matters of private concern.

  • Fox v. Vice

    Fox v. Vice

    22/03/2011

    A case in which the Court held that a court may award attorney's fees to civil rights defendants when the plaintiff's suit involves frivolous and non-frivolous claims, but only for the costs incurred due to the frivolous claims.

  • Tolentino v. New York

    Tolentino v. New York

    21/03/2011

    A case the Court dismissed, which would have considered whether an individual's motor vehicle records may be used as evidence if the police consulted those records only after making an illegal stop of the individual's vehicle.

  • Davis v. United States

    Davis v. United States

    21/03/2011

    A case in which the Court held that the good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule applies to a search that was authorized by precedent at the time of the search, but was subsequently ruled unconstitutional.

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