More Supreme Court Articles

  • Pro-patent firms team up in brief to U.S. Supreme Court in case over patent eligibility

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Financial, health care, gaming and data analytics firms have joined forces with leading patent law academics in support of a patent owner’s case before the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing the case could prove “monumental” for inventors, small businesses and...

  • High court weighs judge's bias in Arizona death case

    A dispute between an Arizona judge and the man she sentenced to death for killing a librarian has been on the agenda at each of the 15 private meetings Supreme Court justices have held since late September to consider new cases.

  • Stunning Supreme Court victory vindicates property owners beset by Big Green's 'rails-to-trails' movement

    Dick Welsh is not a name you'll find in Monday's huge property rights victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, but he was the biggest winner. It was his vindication. Welsh is the Washington state property owner who became a reluctant hero as the father of the “reversionary rights” movement in...

  • Supreme Court declines to hear case of breakaway Falls Church

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a dispute between the Episcopal Church and a Northern Virginia congregation that left the denomination in a dispute over gay rights. Justices let stand the Virginia Supreme Court decision that the Falls Church, a suburban Washington parish that...

  • At 50, landmark libel case relevant in digital age

    In the decades since, the justices have extended the decision, making it tough for celebrities, politicians and other public figures to win libel suits.

  • Supreme Court weighs securities fraud case changes

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed open to the possibility of making it harder for investors to join together to sue corporations for securities fraud — but maybe not as hard as companies that have to defend such lawsuits would like.



From the Weekly Standard

  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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