Volume 593

Jones v. Mississippi
Docket Number: 18-1259
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 22, 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: A Mississippi jury convicted Jones of murder for killing his grandfather when Jones was 15 years old. Under Mississippi law, murder carried a mandatory sentence of life without parole. That sentence was affirmed on appeal. ...

Carr v. Saul
Docket Number: 19-1442
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 22, 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners, whose applications for disability benefits were denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA) unsuccessfully challenged their adverse determinations before an SSA administrative law judge (ALJ). The SSA ...

AMG Capital Management, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission
Docket Number: 19-508
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 22, 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: The FTC filed a complaint against Tucker alleging deceptive payday lending practices in violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act Section 5(a). The district court entered a permanent injunction to prevent Tucker from ...

Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc.
Docket Number: 18-956
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 5, 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: Oracle owns a copyright in Java SE, a computer platform. Google acquired Android and sought to build a new software platform for mobile devices. To allow millions of programmers familiar with Java to work with its new platform, ...