Articles Tagged with U.S. Supreme Court

On Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a controversial Purdue Pharma bankruptcy settlement plan that shielded Sackler family members from personal liability for their involvement in the opioid epidemic.

A copy of an opinion “inadvertently and briefly uploaded” to the U.S. Supreme Court’s website on Wednesday revealed that it may allow emergency abortions in Idaho.  The Idaho law at issue outlaws all abortions unless necessary to prevent a pregnant woman’s death. It does not contain exceptions for abortions necessary to…

Despite its broad view of the Second Amendment, the Supreme Court upheld a restriction on gun possession by certain people under domestic violence restraining orders.

A copyright owner bringing a timely claim for infringement under the general statute of limitations can recover damages regardless of when the infringing acts occurred.

On Friday, January 12, 2024, the United States Supreme Court agreed to decide whether the City of Grants Pass, Oregon may enforce its regulation of homeless encampments by issuing civil citations to people sleeping on public property.

The Georgia Supreme Court reversed a decision by a lower court striking down the state's "heartbeat ban," but the lower court now will consider further arguments against the law.

The famous Tennessee whiskey brand succeeded in reviving a lawsuit against humorous dog toys that allegedly infringed on its trademarks.

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.

On Monday, November 21, 2022, the United States Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari in Jack Daniel's Properties, Inc. v. VIP Products LLC. The lawsuit seeks to clarify whether VIP's Jack Daniel's themed dog-toys are protected from trademark infringement claims due to VIP's First Amendment interest in using Jack Daniel's trademarks on the toys.

The U.S. Department of Justice found that Maine failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act by over-institutionalizing children with mental health and developmental disabilities, rather than providing adequate community-based services.