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Nike Sues Lululemon Over Flyknit Technology

Nike filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Lululemon in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, on Monday, January 30, 2023. Nike alleges that Lululemon's Chargefeel Mid, Chargefeel Low, Blissfeel, and Strongfeel shoes infringe on three of Nike's patents related to its Flyknit technology. Read More.

The Trial of Alex Murdaugh Begins

The trial of Alex Murdaugh, a South Carolina lawyer accused of murdering his wife and son, began on Monday with jury selection. The case has caught the attention of many interested in the Murdaugh family's connections, status in the community, and involvement in at least one mysterious death. Read More.

Supreme Court Denies Emergency Relief in New York Gun Law Case

A New York law restricting firearms that took effect last fall will remain enforceable as litigation challenging its validity under the Second Amendment proceeds through federal courts. Read More.

Other Legal News

Court schedules final two argument sessions of 2022-23 term
SCOTUSblog, January 31, 2023

The final argument session of the Supreme Court’s 2022-23 term will include high-profile disputes over how employers must accommodate their employees’ religious practices and how courts should decide whether threatening statements are protected by the First Amendment. The two cases, Groff v. DeJoy and Counterman... The post Court schedules final two argument sessions of 2022-23 term appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

At the Supreme Court, Ethics Questions Over a Spouse’s Business Ties
The New York Times, January 31, 2023

The chief justice’s wife, Jane Sullivan Roberts, has made millions in her career recruiting lawyers to prominent law firms, some of which have business before the court. Now, a letter sent to Congress claims that may present a conflict of interest.

The Latest Crusade to Place Religion Over the Rest of Civil Society
The New York Times, January 30, 2023

The Supreme Court appears ready to overrule a decision that has stood for nearly five decades on religion in the workplace.

Bathroom Bans for Transgender Youths Are Poised for Supreme Court Review
The New York Times, January 23, 2023

A recent ruling created a split among federal appeals courts on whether schools can forbid transgender students to use restrooms matching their gender identities.

Statement from Marshal Curley
Supreme Court of the United States, January 20, 2023

Post-Argument Analysis in the Moore v. Harper Case Raising the So-Called “Independent State Legislature” (ISL) Theory: What Might the Court Do?
Justia's Verdict, December 13, 2022

Illinois Law dean Vikram David Amar analyzes last week’s oral argument in the Moore v. Harper case before the U.S. Supreme Court, which raises the “Independent State Legislature” (ISL) theory. Dean Amar makes seven key observations, including that a majority of the Court seems poised to reject ISL’s basic textual premise but also a middle group of Justices seem inclined to retain U.S. Supreme Court oversight over state courts on issues of federal elections.