Back in May, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump announced a list of eleven potential nominees to the Supreme Court of the United States.  As discussed here, one of those candidates, ...

Dietz v. Bouldin, 136 S. Ct. 1885 (2016).  When a judge discharges a jury in a civil case, and only thereafter realizes that the jury verdict contains an error, is ...

Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump had promised months ago to announce a “short list” of his potential United States Supreme Court nominees.  Especially in recent days, conservatives concerned about ...

Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, ___ U.S. ___ (2016).  Class action defendants often label cases seeking statutory damages as “no-injury class actions.”  Those defendants do not like statutes such as the Fair Credit ...

On March 25, 1986, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Goldman v. Weinberger, 475 U.S. 503 (1986).  Simcha Goldman, an ordained rabbi and an Orthodox Jew, was serving ...

Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo, ___ U.S. ___ (2016).  This decision, issued today, is one of several closely-watched class action cases at the Supreme Court of the United States this year.  ...

Today, President Obama made his nomination to fill the seat that came open when Justice Scalia died.  The nominee is Chief Judge Merrick B. Garland of the District of Columbia ...

Within hours of the death of Justice Scalia, talk turned to who President Obama might nominate to fill his seat, and whether the United States Senate would consider that nomination ...

Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States died yesterday.  Born in Trenton, New Jersey on March 11, 1936, he was 79 at his death. A graduate ...

Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, 136 S. Ct. 846 (2016).  The Supreme Court of the United States has made some dreadful decisions in the class action area, including notorious rulings restricting ...