Right now, the U.S. Supreme Court is in the process of reviewing a Florida death penalty case that will impact capital punishment cases all across the United States.
In a high profile criminal sentencing case, the Sixth Circuit yesterday refused to grant retroactive effect to the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 concerning the disparity between crack and powder cocaine.
LLCs allow investors to invest in businesses without fear of liability for harms caused by the LLCs’ activities, but there are exceptions. Case in point: the Montana Supreme Court recently had to decide whether to allow a claim that an LLC member should be liable for the LLC’s obligations on two vehicle service contracts.
On November 28, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released one decision in two appeals concerning a taxpayer’s ability to correct an error in an agreement entered into for tax planning purposes.
On November 22, 2013, a group of home-care providers for Medicaid recipients in Illinois filed their brief in Harris v. Quinn (No. 11-681) in which they urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its precedent allowing union fair share fees to be imposed on public employees.