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Dec 16 2013

Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co.

  • Decided on : 16-Dec-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

... the opinion for a unanimous Court. Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co. - 12-729 (2013) NOTICE:?This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports.?Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal ... See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES Syllabus HEIMESHOFF v. HARTFORD LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE CO. etal. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the second circuit No. 12729.?Argued October 15, 2013Decided December 16, 2013 Respondent Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. (Hartford) is the administrator of Wal ... corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 12729 _________________ JULIE HEIMESHOFF, PETITIONER v. HARTFORD LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE CO. et al. on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the second circuit [December 16, 2013] Justice Thomas delivered the opinion of the Court. A participant ... 545 U.S. 353, 358 (2005) (the statute of limitations in the federal habeas statute runs from the date on which the right asserted was initially recognized by the Supreme Court even if the right has not yet been made retroactively applicable to cases on collateral review); McMahon v. United States, 342 U.S. 2527 (1951) (the limitations ...

Dec 11 2013

Kansas v. Cheever

  • Decided on : 11-Dec-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

... United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES Syllabus KANSAS v. CHEEVER certiorari to the supreme court of kansas No. 12609.?Argued October 16, 2013Decided December 11, 2013 Shortly after respondent Cheever was charged with capital murder, the Kansas Supreme Court found the States death penalty scheme unconstitutional. State prosecutors ... , in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 12609 _________________ KANSAS, PETITIONER v. SCOTT D. CHEEVER on writ of certiorari to the supreme court of kansas [December 11, 2013] Justice Sotomayor delivered the opinion of the Court. The Fifth Amendment to the United ... Sotomayor, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Kansas v. Cheever - 12-609 (2013) NOTICE:?This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports.?Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. 20543, of any typographical or ... to premeditate. Defendants need not as-sert a mental disease or defect in order to assert a defense based on mental status. To the extent that the Kansas Supreme Court declined to apply Buchanan because Cheevers intoxication was temporary, our precedents are again not so narrowly circumscribed. Like voluntary intoxication, extreme emotional disturbance is a temporary condition ...

Dec 10 2013

Sprint Communications, Inc. v. Jacobs

  • Decided on : 10-Dec-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

... J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Sprint Communications, Inc. v. Jacobs - 12-815 (2013) NOTICE:?This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports.?Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. 20543, of any typographical or ... See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES Syllabus SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. v. JACOBS etal. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the eighth circuit No. 12815.?Argued November 5, 2013Decided December 10, 2013 Sprint Communications, Inc. (Sprint), a national telecommunications service provider, withheld payment ... may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 12815 _________________ SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS, INC., PETITIONER v. ELIZABETH S. JACOBS etal. on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the eighth circuit [December 10, 2013] Justice Ginsburg delivered the opinion of the Court. This ... however, the state ethics committees hearing in Middlesex was plainly akin to a criminal proceeding: An investigation and formal complaint preceded the hearing, an agency of the States Supreme Court initiated the hearing, and the hearings purpose was to determine whether the lawyer should be disciplined for failing to meet the States professional conduct standards. 457 U ...

Dec 10 2013

Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall

  • Decided on : 10-Dec-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

... MULHALL etal. on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the eleventh circuit [December 10, 2013] Per Curiam. The writ of certiorari is dismissed as improvidently granted. It is so ordered. Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall - 12-99 (2013) SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 1299 _________________ UNITE HERE LOCAL 355, PETITIONER v. MARTIN MULHALL etal ... . It is so ordered. Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall - 12-99 (2013) SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 1299 _________________ UNITE HERE LOCAL 355, PETITIONER v. MARTIN MULHALL etal. on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the eleventh circuit [December 10, 2013] Justice Breyer, with whom Justice Sotomayor and Justice Kagan join, dissenting. Section 302 ... -99 (2013) NOTICE:?This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports.?Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal errors, in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. SUPREME COURT ...

Dec 03 2013

United States v. Woods

  • Decided on : 03-Dec-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

... , reversed. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. United States v. Woods - 12-562 (2013) NOTICE:?This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports.?Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal errors ... of the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES Syllabus UNITED STATES v. WOODS certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit No. 12562.?Argued October 9, 2013Decided December 3, 2013 Respondent Gary Woods and his employer, Billy Joe McCombs, participated in an offsetting-option tax ... , in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 12562 _________________ UNITED STATES, PETITIONER v. GARY WOODS on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit [December 3, 2013] Justice Scalia delivered the opinion of the Court. We decide whether the penalty for ... (1941) ([W]hat criterion should be employed for determining the value of the gifts is a question of law); Chapman Glen Ltd. v. Commissioner, 140 T.C. No. 15, 2013 WL2319282, *17 (2013) ([T]hree approaches are used to determine the fair market value of property, and which approach to apply in a case is a question of law). But even if ...

Dec 03 2013

Atlantic Marine Constr. Co. v. United States Dist. Court for Western D ...

  • Decided on : 03-Dec-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

... Atlantic Marine Constr. Co. v. United States Dist. Court for Western Dist. of Tex. - 12-929 (2013) NOTICE:?This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports.?Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal ... Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES Syllabus ATLANTIC MARINE CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. v. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS etal. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit No. 12929.?Argued October 9, 2013Decided December 3, 2013 Petitioner Atlantic Marine Construction Co., a Virginia corporation, ... made before the preliminary print goes to press. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 12929 _________________ ATLANTIC MARINE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., PETITIONER v. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS et al. on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit [December 3, 2013] Justice Alito delivered the opinion of ... there was no dispute that the forum-selection clause was valid. See 701 F.3d, at 742; id., at 744 (concurring opinion). We granted certiorari. 569 U. S. ___ (2013). II Atlantic Marine contends that a party may enforce a forum-selection clause by seeking dismissal of the suit under 1406(a) and Rule 12(b)(3). We disagree. ...

Dec 02 2013

Ford Motor Co. v. United States

  • Decided on : 02-Dec-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

... Ford Motor Co. v. United States SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FORD MOTOR COMPANY v. UNITED STATES on petition for writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the sixth circuit No. 13113.?Decided December 2, 2013 Per Curiam. When a taxpayer overpays his taxes, he is generally entitled to interest from the Government for the period between ...

Nov 05 2013

Burt v. Titlow

  • Decided on : 05-Nov-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

... adequately demonstrated prejudice, and whether the Sixth Circuits remedy is at odds with our decision in Lafler v. Cooper, 566 U. S. ___ (2012). Burt v. Titlow - 12-414 (2013) SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 12414 _________________ SHERRY L. BURT, WARDEN, PETITIONER v. VONLEE NICOLE TITLOW on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals ... ) respondent failed to present enough evidence to overcome the twin presumptions of AEDPA and Strickland, I join fully in the opinion of the Court. Burt v. Titlow - 12-414 (2013) SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 12414 _________________ SHERRY L. BURT, WARDEN, PETITIONER v. VONLEE NICOLE TITLOW on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals ... opinion. Ginsburg, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Burt v. Titlow - 12-414 (2013) NOTICE:?This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports.?Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal ... the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES Syllabus BURT, WARDEN v. TITLOW certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the sixth circuit No. 12414.?Argued October 8, 2013Decided November 5, 2013 Respondent Titlow and Billie Rogers were arrested for the murder of Billies husband. After ...

Nov 04 2013

Stanton v. Sims

  • Decided on : 04-Nov-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

... Stanton v. Sims SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES MIKE STANTON, PETITIONER v. DRENDOLYN SIMS on petition for writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit No. 121217.?Decided November 4, 2013 Per Curiam. Around one oclock in the morning on May 27, 2008, Officer Mike Stanton and his partner responded to a call about an ... established law put him on notice that his conduct was unconstitutional. Sims appealed, and a panel of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed. 706 F.3d 954 (2013). The court held that Stantons warrantless entry into Sims yard was unconstitutional because Sims was entitled to the same expectation of privacy in her curtilage as in her home itself ... thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment in a county jail not to exceed one year, or by both that fine and imprisonment. Cal. Penal Code Ann. 148(a)(1) (2013 West Cum. Supp.).

Oct 15 2013

Madigan v. Levin

  • Decided on : 15-Oct-2013

Court : US Supreme Court

Madigan v. Levin - 12-872 (2013) NOTICE:?This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports.?Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal errors, in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 12872 _________________ LISA MADIGAN, et al., PETITIONERS v. HARVEY N. LEVIN on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the seventh circuit [October 15, 2013] Per Curiam. The writ of certiorari is dismissed as improvidently granted. It is so ordered.

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