The Supreme Court Faces a Different Trump Contest

The name "Trump" is on ballots, hotels, casinos and now a U.S. Supreme Court petition. The justices on Thursday are scheduled to take their first look at Unite Here Local 54 v. Trump Entertainment Resorts, a case that arose out of the bankruptcy of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City.

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  • 'Oyez Project' New Home Will Keep Supreme Court Audio Free to Public

    By Tony Mauro

    After months of uncertainty about its future, the Oyez Project, a free repository of more than 10,000 hours of U.S. Supreme Court oral-argument audio and other court resources, has found a new home. The project's founder, Jerry Goldman, who is retiring soon, told The National Law Journal on Tuesday that a newly minted arrangement with Cornell University's Legal Information Institute and Justia, the online publisher of legal information, will keep Oyez alive.

  • The Supreme Court Faces a Different Trump Contest

    By Marcia Coyle

    The name "Trump" is on ballots, hotels, casinos and now a U.S. Supreme Court petition. The justices on Thursday are scheduled to take their first look at Unite Here Local 54 v. Trump Entertainment Resorts, a case that arose out of the bankruptcy of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City.

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Regulation

  • Pennsylvania, D.C. Tell Staples and Office Depot to Pay Up After FTC Court Win

    By C. Ryan Barber

    The attorneys general for Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, who joined federal trade regulators in challenging the proposed merger between Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc., want the office supply companies to reimburse them for a combined $175,000 in legal expenses.

  • Law Professors Back CFPB Plan to Ban Class Action Waivers

    By C. Ryan Barber

    More than 200 law professors and other scholars rushed out of the gate to back the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s plan to prohibit arbitration clauses preventing class actions, as the formal comment period on the proposal opened this week.

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Litigation

  • The Supreme Court Faces a Different Trump Contest

    By Marcia Coyle

    The name "Trump" is on ballots, hotels, casinos and now a U.S. Supreme Court petition. The justices on Thursday are scheduled to take their first look at Unite Here Local 54 v. Trump Entertainment Resorts, a case that arose out of the bankruptcy of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City.

  • Ten Cases to Watch for This Summer From the D.C. Circuit

    By Zoe Tillman

    Merrick Garland’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court in March catapulted the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit into the national spotlight. Still, the business of the court pressed on. And many cases on the 2015-2016 docket were newsworthy in their own right. A look at 10 of the most significant cases argued this term that haven’t been decided yet.

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