Lying, streaming and phoning top the April argument docket of the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices enter the homestretch of the October 2013 term.
- Like Justice, Like Law Clerk
- Court Asked to Protect Public Worker’s Subpoenaed Speech
- Supreme Court Protester Sentenced to Time Served
- Court Declines to Revisit Marriage, Campaign Controversies
- Two E-Books Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Lawyering in McCutcheon Case
- Facebook Case Tests Scope of 'True Threat'
When Ronald Mann steps up to the lectern in the U.S. Supreme Court on April 2, he likely will feel as much at home before the justices as he does before his law students at Columbia Law School.
On March 31, the U.S. Supreme Court will take another run at an issue that seems like it should have been resolved decades ago: whether computer software—or “computer-implemented inventions"—can be patented.
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The Roberts Court has been lauded as one of the most protective of speech rights in modern times. But there is at least one area where that praise is less effusive: speech by public employees. The justices on April 28 will revisit that area in a public employee's claim that he was fired for giving subpoenaed testimony during the trial of a corrupt state legislator.
For more than 15 years, assorted tribunals have been trying to figure out whether construction materials "Sealtight" and "Sealtite" are likely to "cause confusion" under the Lanham Act. Now a cert petition asks the U.S. Supreme Court to make sense of the matter.
Campaign reform advocates reacted angrily Wednesday to the U.S. Supreme Court's McCutcheon decision, attacking the justices for coming close to dismantling the long-standing legal structure for limiting the influence of money in political campaigns.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to leap ahead of a lower appellate court in two challenges by religious nonprofit organizations to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage requirement.
Today’s U.S. Supreme Court law clerks are more aligned with their bosses’ judicial ideologies, have more influence over the court’s work and are more likely to head into private practice than ever before..
Eleven years after leaving private practice, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. on Monday recused from a case almost certainly because of a long-ago law firm representation.