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SCOTUS Rules For Voters' Rights In NC Decision

By Kevin Bailey

In a pair of decisions on Monday, the United States Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina, ruling that race played an outsized role in the creation of the districts. 431 more words

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A unanimous US Supreme Court decision just made it harder to force patent lawsuits into troll-friendly courts

In a unanimous 8-0 decision today, the US Supreme Court ruled on an issue that has been crucial to the success of patent trolls, who are known for filing infringement lawsuits over low-quality patents in pursuit of out-of-court settlements. 413 more words

Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states. 770 more words

US Supreme Court Opinion Split Over Debt Collection Case

On May 15th, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a split opinion on Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson. Essentially, Midland Funding had asserted a claim during Johnson’s bankruptcy case that Johnson owed them ten year old credit card debt. 480 more words

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