If you are not around the Court system very often you may not realize the absolute financial crisis affecting our judicial system, especially in California.
On September 19, the court of appeals issued six opinions…
On Monday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Arlington Video Productions – an unpublished Sixth Circuit decision – vacated the judgment, and sent it back to the Sixth Circuit for further consideration in light of Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, 569 U.S. ___ (2013).
This week marks the first Monday in October, which for Supreme Court watchers is a holiday: the start of a new term. While not everyone gets that excited about the new term, there are several cases that the Court intends to hear this term that merit attention from businesses in the automotive sector.
In Turner v. University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics, the Utah Supreme Court, on certiorari, reversed a jury’s verdict of no negligence in favor of the Hospital, and remanded the case for a new trial. 2013 UT 52, ¶¶ 14-15.
At a recent public forum, Ohio’s three newest supreme court justices discussed the threat posed to state courts by significant turnover on the bench. Over the next six years, four of…
It is unusual to see a fee award imposed against a plaintiff in a Title VII lawsuit, even more so when that plaintiff is the EEOC. But that is exactly what happened in EEOC v. Peoplemark, Inc., with a divided Sixth Circuit upholding a staggering $750,000 fee award against the EEOC.
In the recent case of Edwards v. Bryson (2013 WL 4504783 (C.A.3 (Pa.) Aug. 26, 2013), the United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit reaffirmed its prior decision in United States v. Moreno (3d Cir. July 3, 2013), in which the court held that a passport will serve as conclusive proof of United States citizenship only if “its holder was actually a citizen of the United States when the passport was issued.”
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday heard oral argument in Little River Band of Ottawa Indians v. National Labor Relations Board, a case wherein a tribal government challenges the jurisdiction of the Board over employment by tribes on reservations.
Last week Alison Grant wrote in the Plain Dealer about Eaton Corp.’s latest loss. This one was in North Carolina where Frisby sued Eaton in 2011, as discussed here.