2023 Term

Coinbase v. Suski
Docket Number: 23-3
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: May 23, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case involves a dispute between Coinbase, Inc., a cryptocurrency exchange platform, and its users. The users had agreed to two contracts with Coinbase. The first contract, the User Agreement, contained an arbitration ...

Alexander v. South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP
Docket Number: 22-807
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: May 23, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The Supreme Court of the United States reviewed a case involving the redrawing of congressional districts in South Carolina following the 2020 Census. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and a voter ...

Brown v. United States
Docket Number: 22-6389
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: May 23, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The Supreme Court of the United States was tasked with interpreting the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA) in relation to state drug convictions that occurred before recent amendments to the federal drug schedules. The ACCA ...

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Community Financial Services Assn. of America, Ltd.
Docket Number: 22-448
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: May 16, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case involves the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and its funding mechanism. The CFPB, unlike most federal agencies, has a standing source of funding outside the ordinary annual appropriations process. Congress ...

Harrow v. Department of Defense
Docket Number: 23-21
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: May 16, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case revolves around Stuart Harrow, a Department of Defense employee who was furloughed for six days. Harrow challenged this decision before the Merit Systems Protection Board. After a five-year delay, the Board ruled ...

Smith v. Spizzirri
Docket Number: 22-1218
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: May 16, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case involves the interpretation of Section 3 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), which outlines procedures for enforcing arbitration agreements in federal court. The petitioners, current and former delivery drivers ...

Warner Chappell Music, Inc. v. Nealy
Docket Number: 22-1078
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: May 9, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case revolves around a dispute between Sherman Nealy and Warner Chappell Music, Inc. Nealy, who co-founded Music Specialist, Inc. in 1983, alleged that he held the copyrights to the company's songs and that Warner Chappell's ...

Culley v. Marshall
Docket Number: 22-585
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: May 9, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case involves two petitioners, Halima Culley and Lena Sutton, who loaned their cars to others who were subsequently arrested for drug-related offenses. The cars were seized under Alabama's civil forfeiture law, which ...

McIntosh v. United States
Docket Number: 22-7386
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 17, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case revolves around Louis McIntosh, who was indicted on multiple counts of Hobbs Act robbery and firearm offenses. The indictment demanded that McIntosh forfeit all property derived from proceeds traceable to the commission ...

Muldrow v. City of St. Louis
Docket Number: 22-193
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 17, 2024

Justia Case Summary: Sergeant Jatonya Clayborn Muldrow, a police officer in the St. Louis Police Department, alleged that she was transferred from her position in the Intelligence Division to a uniformed job in another department because of her ...

DeVillier v. Texas
Docket Number: 22-913
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 16, 2024

Justia Case Summary: Richard DeVillier and over 120 other property owners in Texas alleged that the State of Texas had taken their property for stormwater storage without just compensation, in violation of the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment. ...

Rudisill v. McDonough
Docket Number: 22-888
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 16, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case involves a dispute over the interpretation of the Montgomery GI Bill and the Post-9/11 GI Bill, both of which provide educational benefits to veterans. The petitioner, James Rudisill, served in the U.S. Army for ...

Sheetz v. El Dorado County
Docket Number: 22-1074
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 12, 2024

Justia Case Summary: George Sheetz sought to build a small, prefabricated home on his residential parcel of land in El Dorado County, California. However, to obtain a permit, he was required to pay a substantial fee to mitigate local traffic ...

Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. v. Moab Partners, L. P.
Docket Number: 22-1165
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 12, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case revolves around Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation and its subsidiary's business of storing liquid commodities, including No. 6 fuel oil. In 2016, the United Nations' International Maritime Organization adopted ...

Bissonnette v. LePage Bakeries Park St., LLC
Docket Number: 23-51
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: April 12, 2024

Justia Case Summary: Neal Bissonnette and Tyler Wojnarowski, distributors for Flowers Foods, Inc., a major producer and marketer of baked goods, sued the company for alleged violations of state and federal wage laws. Flowers Foods moved to compel ...

FBI v. Fikre
Docket Number: 22-1178
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: March 19, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The case involves Yonas Fikre, a U.S. citizen and Sudanese emigree, who brought a lawsuit alleging that the government unlawfully placed him on the No Fly List. Fikre claimed that the government violated his rights to procedural ...

Wilkinson v. Garland
Docket Number: 22-666
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: March 19, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The Supreme Court of the United States considered whether an Immigration Judge's (IJ) determination of "exceptional and extremely unusual hardship" for the cancellation of removal of a noncitizen was reviewable by an appellate ...

Pulsifer v. United States
Docket Number: 22-340
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: March 15, 2024

Justia Case Summary: The Supreme Court of the United States decided in the case of Mark Pulsifer, who was convicted for distributing methamphetamine and sought to minimize his sentence using the "safety valve" provision of federal sentencing ...

Lindke v. Freed
Docket Number: 22-611
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: March 15, 2024

Justia Case Summary: In a case involving a city manager's personal social media account, a citizen sued the city manager under 42 U.S.C. ยง1983, alleging that his First Amendment rights were violated when the manager deleted his comments and ...

O'Connor-Ratcliff v. Garnier
Docket Number: 22-324
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: March 15, 2024

Justia Case Summary: Two members of the Poway Unified School District Board of Trustees used their public Facebook pages to post content related to their positions, while also communicating with their constituents there. The Facebook pages indicated ...

Trump v. Anderson
Docket Number: 23-719
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: March 4, 2024

Justia Case Summary: In this case, a group of Colorado voters contended that Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment prohibits former President Donald J. Trump from holding the Presidential office again. The Colorado Supreme Court agreed, ordering ...

Great Lakes Insurance SE v. Raiders Retreat Realty Co.
Docket Number: 22-500
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: February 21, 2024

Justia Case Summary: In a maritime insurance dispute between Great Lakes Insurance, a German company, and Raiders Retreat Realty, a Pennsylvania company, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that choice-of-law provisions in maritime contracts ...

McElrath v. Georgia
Docket Number: 22-721
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: February 21, 2024

Justia Case Summary: In 2012, Damian McElrath, a young man diagnosed with multiple serious mental health disorders, killed his mother. Georgia charged McElrath with three crimes: malice murder, felony murder, and aggravated assault. At trial, ...

Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC
Docket Number: 22-660
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: February 8, 2024

Justia Case Summary: Trevor Murray worked as a research strategist at UBS, a securities firm. His job involved reporting on commercial mortgage-backed securities markets to current and future customers. Under SEC regulations, Murray was required ...

Department of Agriculture Rural Development Rural Housing Service v. Kirtz
Docket Number: 22-846
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: February 8, 2024

Justia Case Summary: A consumer, Reginald Kirtz, secured a loan from the Rural Housing Service, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Although Kirtz repaid his loan by mid-2018, the USDA continued to tell credit report company TransUnion ...

Acheson Hotels, LLC v. Laufer
Docket Number: 22-429
Court: US Supreme Court
Date: December 5, 2023

Justia Case Summary: Deborah Laufer has filed numerous lawsuits against hotels for not providing information on their websites about the availability of rooms accessible to disabled individuals, as required by the Americans with Disabilities ...

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