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Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Community Financial Services Assn. of America, Ltd. (May 16, 2024)

Statutory authorization allowing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to draw money from the earnings of the Federal Reserve System to carry out the Bureau’s duties satisfied the Appropriations Clause.

Smith v. Spizzirri (May 16, 2024)

Section 3 of the Federal Arbitration Act does not permit a court to dismiss a case instead of issuing a stay when the dispute is subject to arbitration and a party requests a stay pending arbitration.

Harrow v. Department of Defense (May 16, 2024)

The 60-day limit for a federal employee subjected to an adverse personnel action to appeal from the Merit Systems Protection Board to the Federal Circuit is not jurisdictional.

Culley v. Marshall (May 9, 2024)

When police seize and seek civil forfeiture of a car used to commit a drug offense, the Constitution does not require a preliminary hearing to determine whether the police may retain the car pending the forfeiture hearing.

Warner Chappell Music, Inc. v. Nealy (May 9, 2024)

A copyright owner possessing a timely claim for infringement is entitled to damages, no matter when the infringement occurred.

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Current U.S. Supreme Court
John G. Roberts, Jr.
Chief Justice
Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice
Samuel A. Alito, Jr.
Associate Justice
Sonia Sotomayor
Associate Justice
Elena Kagan
Associate Justice
Neil M. Gorsuch
Associate Justice
Brett M. Kavanaugh
Associate Justice
Amy Coney Barrett
Associate Justice
Ketanji Brown Jackson
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