A unanimous court reversed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, ruling that shipping a single component cannot trigger a provision of the Patent Act that applies extraterritorially.
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Justice Samuel Alito Jr. said of the retirement home cases: "The context here seems different from the arbitration cases that we've had in recent years."
The Chicago plaintiffs lawyer argues that the bill, which has been called a "death knell" for class actions, would instead spur unnecessary litigation and increase defense costs.
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U.S. Supreme Court arguments Tuesday over the cross-border shooting of a Mexican teenager by a federal border officer moved deeper into uncharted legal territory when Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. raised the specter of drone shootings.