Entries tagged: supreme court

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SCOTUS Gears Up for a Trio of Cases Involving LGBT Rights in the Workplace

By: Richard DeMaio, Esq. email

Posted: October 4th, 2019

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In early October, the Supreme Court will hear argument in a trio of cases asking whether federal employment law protects […]

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Copyright: “Registration” vs. “Application” Finally Solved

Posted: March 19th, 2019

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A copyright gives the creator of a work an exclusive legal right to reproduce, and authorize others to reproduce, the […]

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You’ve Got A Friend In Me: The Increasing Role of Amicus Curiae Briefs In Appellate Practice

By: Richard DeMaio, Esq. email

Posted: December 26th, 2018

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Amicus curiae briefs, also known as “friend of the court” briefs, are often filed in appellate cases heard by the […]

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Reflecting on Justice Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings and the History of Politics in Supreme Court Nominations

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email, Richard DeMaio, Esq. email

Posted: November 20th, 2018

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The political drama surrounding Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation captivated the public this fall. Across the country, people were glued to their […]

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Wayfair Decision Updates a 26-Year-Old Law for the Modern E-Commerce Marketplace

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: June 29th, 2018

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  Laws constantly evolve to adapt to modern society. Situations that were once impossible to imagine (such as buying hand […]

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The Supremes: Hits and Misses

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email, Richard DeMaio, Esq. email

Posted: June 15th, 2018

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Nine unelected Supreme Court Justices are tasked with deciding the most important issues confronting our country. For better or for […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court Delivers a Death Knell to the Alien Tort Statute

By: Jack Harrington, Esq. email

Posted: June 13th, 2018

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On April 24, 2018, Justice Kennedy, writing the plurality opinion in Jesner et al. v. Arab Bank, Plc., 584 U.S. […]

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Supreme Court Settles Important Taking Question

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: June 29th, 2017

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On June 23, 2017, in Murr v. Wisconsin, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed whether adjacent properties owned by the same […]

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Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation: Headed to the Supreme Court?

By: Vincent Costa, Esq. email

Posted: June 26th, 2017

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The Dodd-Frank Act, signed into law in 2010, established a program for whistleblowing related to securities and commodities law violations.  […]

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