SCOTUS to Rule on Which Lower Court May Rule on WOTUS
4 days ago
The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether federal courts of appeals versus federal district courts (lower courts) have the authority to rule whether the “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) regulations are lawful. Numerous states and local governments...
Supreme Court Qualified Immunity Win for Police Officer
13 days ago
Each term the Supreme Court reverses a number of lower court decisions denying police officers qualified immunity. White v. Pauly is the first of such cases this term. It is a win for law enforcement (which could...
SLLC Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Credit Card Swipe Fees Case
26 days ago
Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman , like most First Amendment cases, is about much more than its mere facts, here disallowing retailers to pass on credit-card swipe fees to consumers. It raises a more fundamental question over what exactly...