The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of deferring to administrative agencies in determining the scope of their own jurisdiction, issuing a 6-3 decision that featured a sharp dissent from Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.
While many eyes are on the constitutional challenge to President Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board, another appointments clause controversyone involving judges responsible for potentially billions of dollarsalso has reached the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court's running feud with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit resumed Monday with the justices' decision to grant review in a Tennessee case involving civil rights complaints filed by prison inmates.
When he left the federal bench in 2007, Paul Cassell made victims' rights a centerpiece of a litigation practice intermingled with a full-time teaching load. Today, the former federal judge is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to act on behalf of the most vulnerable of victims.
After a tough year for Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr., veterans of the U.S. Supreme Court bar gave him a collective bear hug recently, praising his integrity and abilities as a top-notch advocate.
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