Supreme Court Decides Cases Affecting Immigrants And Landowners’ Rights
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Lee sought to have his conviction vacated on the grounds that he received ineffective assistance of counsel. The Supreme Court, in Lee v. US, reversed the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which had rejected Lee's claim. Chief Justice John Roberts ...
Canada's Supreme Court clears way for Facebook privacy lawsuit
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In a 4-3 decision, Canada's Supreme Court ruled that the clause is unenforceable ... Facebook reached a $20 million settlement in the United States in a class action lawsuit over the use of Sponsored Stories. The settlement was given court approval ...
US Supreme Court decision risks deluge of racist and offensive trademarks
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You may not have heard of Asian-American dance-rock band, The Slants, but you may soon be very aware of a troubling precedent set after they won a contentious legal victory in the US Supreme Court. Founder and bass player, Simon Tam, first tried to ...
US Supreme Court to Rule on Cellphone Location Privacy Case
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The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear an appeal in a case that could have huge implications on cellphone privacy. A man named Timothy Carpenter was convicted of armed robberies in Ohio and Michigan after police discovered the man was in ...
Clue to Gorsuch's ideology seen in pairings with Thomas
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"Anthony Perry asks us to tweak a congressional statute - just a little ... A day earlier, Gorsuch wrote a separate opinion when the Supreme Court unanimously limited the government's ability to strip U.S. citizenship from immigrants who lie during ...
Clue to Gorsuch's ideology seen in pairings with Thomas
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POLITICS : SUPREME COURT
"Anthony Perry asks us to tweak a congressional statute - just a little ... A day earlier, Gorsuch wrote a separate opinion when the Supreme Court unanimously limited the government's ability to strip U.S. citizenship from immigrants who lie during ...
US Supreme Court to hear 'gerrymandering' case
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Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear an appeal of the Wisconsin case Gill v. Whitford contending that the state legislative districts as drawn in the 2011 redistricting legislation, passed by the Republican controlled legislature and signed ...