Northwest, Inc. v. Ginsberg (April 2, 2014)

April 2nd, 2014

samuel alitoMad WorldPerks member

Good faith, fair dealing breach claim

Express pre-emption



McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission (April 2, 2014)

April 2nd, 2014

john robertsAggregate limits

On campaign contributions

Violate Free Speech


United States v. Castleman (Mar. 26, 2014)

March 27th, 2014

Sonia_Sotomayor_in_SCOTUS_robePrior conviction

For domestic violence?

You can’t own a gun


United States v. Quality Stores (Mar. 25, 2014)

March 25th, 2014

Anthony_Kennedy_official_SCOTUS_portraitSeverance Payments

Treated as FICA wages

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Lexmark Int’l v. Static Control Components (Mar. 25, 2014)

March 25th, 2014

Antonin_Scalia,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitToner chip maker

Falls in zone of interests

For Lanham Act claim


Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States (March 10, 2014)

March 14th, 2014

john robertsRailroad right-of-way

Disappeared when abandoned

Like any easement


BG Group v. Republic of Argentina (March 5, 2014)

March 8th, 2014

Stephen_Breyer,_SCOTUS_photo_portraitTreaties like contracts

Courts should show great deference

To arbitrators


Rosemond v. U.S. (March 5, 2014)

March 7th, 2014

220px-Elena_Kagan_official_SCOTUS_portraitAiding, abetting

Use of gun during drug crime

Must know pal had gun


Lozano v. Montoya Alvarez (March 5, 2014)

March 6th, 2014

Clarence_Thomas_official_SCOTUS_portraitCustody treaty

No equitable tolling

Despite concealment


Lawson v. FMR LLC (March 4, 2014)

March 5th, 2014

ruth ginsburgWhistleblower laws

Can reach private contractors

Through Sarbanes-Oxley