Featured Stories

Lawsuit Seeks to Block President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

A lawsuit attempting to block President Biden's student debt relief program was filed in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Read More.

47 People Charged With Stealing $250 Million in Pandemic Food Relief for Kids

The DOJ charged 47 people on Tuesday for their alleged roles in a plot to steal $250 million from a federally-funded pandemic food program for children. Read More.

Amazon Faces California Lawsuit Over Alleged Anti-Competitive Practices

The lawsuit alleges violations of antitrust and unfair competition laws, based on Amazon policies toward third-party sellers that offer their products on other online platforms for lower prices. Read More.

Recently Featured Dockets

ModernaTX, Inc. et al v. Pfizer Inc. et al (filed 8/26/22)
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Trump v. United States of America (filed 8/22/22)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Mickelson et al v. PGA Tour, Inc. (filed 8/3/22)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Other Legal News

As New Term Starts, Supreme Court Is Poised to Resume Rightward Push
The New York Times, October 2, 2022

The justices return to the bench on Monday to start a term that will include major cases on affirmative action, voting and discrimination against gay couples. Several will take on questions about race.

The Supreme Court Has a Crisis of Trust
The New York Times, October 1, 2022

A court that does not keep the public’s trust cannot perform its critical role in American government.

EPA’s authority over wetlands is at stake as justices wade back into regulatory morass
SCOTUSblog, September 29, 2022

When the Supreme Court returns to the bench on Oct. 3 for the start of its new term, it will begin with a case that is not new to it. In Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency, the justices will once again weigh in on an... The post EPA’s authority over wetlands is at stake as justices wade back into regulatory morass appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

Congress Should Protect Voluntary Affirmative Action in Private Colleges and Universities
Justia's Verdict, September 28, 2022

Cornell Law professor Michael C. Dorf explains how Congress can (and argues that it should) protect affirmative action in private colleges and universities in light of the supermajority of the Supreme Court that seems hostile to affirmative action. Professor Dorf points out that even if his suggestion seems far-fetched in the current political climate, urgent calls for action now can effectively arm advocates to effect change when they are better positioned to do so in the future.

Press Release Regarding Upcoming Oral Argument Sessions
Supreme Court of the United States, September 28, 2022

Top State Judges Make a Rare Plea in a Momentous Supreme Court Election Case
The New York Times, September 26, 2022

In a surprising filing, state chief justices opposed an argument pressed by Republicans — that state legislatures may set federal election rules unconstrained by state constitutions.