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Fourth Circuit cell-site info decision creates circuit split

By Jonathan Biran[1]

On August 5, a divided panel of the Fourth Circuit decided United States v. Graham, a Hobbs Act robbery case originating in the District of Maryland. 2,950 more words


SCOTUS: Thomas & Scalia Dissent In Denial of Certiorari in 28 USC 2254(d) Case

Although the majority denied the writ of certiorari, Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia dissented and argued that the Court should have granted review in the case to clarify the rule.  137 more words

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To Arbitrate, or Not to Arbitrate: A Question of Contractual Interpretation

Author: Collin L. Ryan, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review

Arbitration. Most know and understand the term and its function for resolving differences. Yet if asked to classify the act of arbitrating a legal dispute under a broader category, where would the term fit? 2,031 more words

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Supreme Court to Hear Obamacare Case Over Subsidies; Could Redefine the Law

The Supreme Court will wade into the fight over Obamacare once again, this time deciding whether subsidies tied to the overhaul should be restricted to certain states under a strict reading of the law. 362 more words