The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared torn on a contentious patent litigation issue: whether a trial court's factual findings about a patent claim deserve deference from the federal court that reviews such disputes on appeal.
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Two Wiley Rein partners from the Washington office have left the firm—and they are taking a Supreme Court legal clinic and parts of some high-profile litigation with them.
Amid the anticipation surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court's handling of the same-sex marriage issue, the court is proceeding with its usual docket of important, if less headline-grabbing, cases in the next two weeks.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday tried, with limited success, to untangle a long-running dispute between Kansas and Nebraska over the use—and alleged overuse—of water from the Republican River.
An unusual lineup of three U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday scolded the majority for declining to resolve a long-running dispute over judicial discretion in sentencing.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to sweep same-sex marriage cases off its docket Monday is intensifying the spotlight on six marriage cases pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
The U.S. Supreme Court returns to the bench Oct. 6 for a new term that may generate protests outside its iconic building on issues ranging from same-sex marriage to the Affordable Care Act. But it is almost certain that those demonstrations will be confined, as usual, to the public sidewalk in front of the court.
Returning to work this week, high court justices should take a page from the Second Circuit and televise.
A warning to lawyers who are drafting U.S. Supreme Court briefs this fall: Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. would like you to take a red pencil and lop off 15 pages of verbiage.