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Delta Air Lines Sued for Carbon-Neutral Misrepresentation

Delta Air Lines was sued in federal court on Tuesday over allegations that its claimed status as the world's "first carbon-neutral airline" is largely misleading. Read More.

Florida Faces Lawsuit Over Anti-China Property Law

The ACLU argues that Florida has violated constitutional principles by passing a law that would largely prevent people "domiciled" in China from acquiring real estate in the state. Read More.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Photographer in Copyright Dispute Over Andy Warhol’s Prince Series Prints

The United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of photographer Lynn Goldsmith in her copyright lawsuit against the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts concerning Andy Warhol's Prince Series prints. The lawsuit settles a split among appeals courts concerning the fair use defense in copyright cases. Read More.

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Other Legal News

College Grads, Do ‘Follow Your Passions’
The New York Times, June 4, 2023

Advice for college graduates. Also: Right-to-shelter laws; the work commute; teaching reading; Ron DeSantis and Clarence Thomas.

Two Black Native Americans Were Arrested. The Law Sees Only One as Indian.
The New York Times, June 3, 2023

A Supreme Court ruling barred Oklahoma from prosecuting crimes committed by Native Americans on tribal land, but some Black tribal members are still being prosecuted because they lack “Indian blood.”

Supreme Court rules against union over strike liability
SCOTUSblog, June 2, 2023

In an 8-1 opinion on Thursday, the justices provided a new definition to the limits on the right to strike under federal labor law. At issue in Glacier Northwest v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local Union 174was whether an employer could sue its employees’ union... The post Supreme Court rules against union over strike liability appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

Supreme Court Could Consider Virginia High School’s Admissions
The New York Times, May 29, 2023

The justices will soon rule on race-conscious admissions plans at Harvard and U.N.C. A new appeals court case asks whether schools can use race-neutral tools to achieve racial diversity.

SCOTUS Endorses Animal Welfare
Justia's Verdict, May 19, 2023

Cornell Law Professor Michael C. Dorf comments on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last week in National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) v. Ross, in which the Court rejected a challenge by a pork industry trade group to a California law that bans in-state sale of pork unless the pigs were raised in accordance with certain minimum standards for “humane” treatment. Professor Dorf points out that it is unusual for the Supreme Court to acknowledge, as Justice Neil Gorsuch’s lead opinion does, animal welfare as a legitimate moral interest and expresses hope that the decision might pave the way to more substantial reforms of animal cruelty laws and changes in personal consumption choices.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Bar Memorial
Supreme Court of the United States, February 2, 2023