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Mar 20 2012 (FN)

Roberts Vs. Sea-land Services, Inc.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-20-2012

roberts v. sea-land services, inc. note:?where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. the syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the court but has been prepared by the reporter of decisions for the convenience of the reader. see united states v. detroit timber & lumber co., 200 u. s. 321 . supreme court of the united states syllabus roberts v. sea-land services, inc., et al. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit no. 10 1399.?argued january 11, 2012 decided march 20, 2012 the longshore and harbor workers compensation act (lhwca) creates a comprehensive scheme to pay compensation for an eligible employee s disability or death resulting from injury occurring upon the navigable waters of the united states. benefits for most types of disabilities are capped at twice the national average weekly wage for the fiscal year in which an injured employee is newly awarded compensation. 33 u. s. c. 906(c). the lhwca requires employers to pay benefits voluntarily, without formal administrative proceedings. typically, employers pay benefits without contesting liability, so no compensation orders are issued. however, if an employer controverts liability, or an employee contests his employer s actions with respect to his benefits, the dispute proceeds to the department of labor s office of workers compensation programs (owcp) to be resolved, if possible, .....

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Feb 29 2012 (FN)

Kurns Vs. Railroad Friction Products Corp.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-29-2012

kurns, et al. v. railroad friction products corp., et al. note:?where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. the syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the court but has been prepared by the reporter of decisions for the convenience of the reader. see united states v. detroit timber & lumber co., 200 u. s. 321 . supreme court of the united states syllabus kurns, executrix of the estate of corson, deceased, et al. v. railroad friction products corp. et al. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the third circuit no. 10 879.?argued november 9, 2011 decided february 29, 2012 george corson worked as a welder and machinist for a railroad carrier. after retirement, corson was diagnosed with mesothelioma. he and his wife, a petitioner here, sued respondents railroad friction products corporation and viad corp in state court, claiming injury from corson s exposure to asbestos in locomotives and locomotive parts distributed by respondents. the corsons alleged state-law claims of defective design and failure to warn of the dangers posed by asbestos. after corson died, petitioner kurns, executrix of his estate, was substituted as a party. respondents removed the case to the federal district court, which granted them summary judgment, ruling that the state-law claims were pre-empted by the locomotive inspection act (lia), 49 u. s. c. 20701 et seq. the third circuit .....

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Jan 23 2012 (FN)

United States Vs. Jones

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-23-2012

united states v. jones note:?where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. the syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the court but has been prepared by the reporter of decisions for the convenience 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. jones certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the district of columbia circuit no. 10 1259.?argued november 8, 2011 decided january 23, 2012 the government obtained a search warrant permitting it to install a global-positioning-system (gps) tracking device on a vehicle registered to respondent jones s wife. the warrant authorized installation in the district of columbia and within 10 days, but agents installed the device on the 11th day and in maryland. the government then tracked the vehicle s movements for 28 days. it subsequently secured an indictment of jones and others on drug trafficking conspiracy charges. the district court suppressed the gps data obtained while the vehicle was parked at jones s residence, but held the remaining data admissible because jones had no reasonable expectation of privacy when the vehicle was on public streets. jones was convicted. the d. c. circuit reversed, concluding that admission of the evidence obtained by warrantless use of the gps device violated the fourth amendment. held: the .....

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Dec 04 2012 (FN)

Arkansas Game and Fish Comm’n Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-04-2012

ar game & fish comm n v. united states note:?where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. the syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the court but has been prepared by the reporter of decisions for the convenience of the reader. see united states v. detroit timber & lumber co., 200 u. s. 321 . supreme court of the united states syllabus arkansas game and fish commission v. united states certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the federal circuit no. 11 597.?argued october 3, 2012 decided december 4, 2012 petitioner, arkansas game and fish commission (commission), owns and manages the dave donaldson black river wildlife management area (management area or area), which comprises 23,000 acres along the black river that are forested with multiple hardwood oak species and serve as a venue for recreation and hunting. in 1948, the u. s. army corps of engineers (corps) constructed the clearwater dam (dam) upstream from the management area and adopted a plan known as the water control manual (manual), which sets seasonally varying rates for the release of water from the dam. periodically from 1993 until 2000, the corps, at the request of farmers, authorized deviations from the manual that extended flooding into the management area s peak timber growing season. the commission objected to the deviations on the ground that they adversely impacted the management area, .....

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Nov 13 2012 (FN)

United States Vs. Bormes

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Nov-13-2012

..... states, not exceeding $10,000 in amount, founded either upon the constitution, or any act of congress, or any regulation of an executive department, or upon any express or implied contract with the united states, or for liquidated or unliquidated damages in cases not sounding in tort. 28 u. s. c. 1346(a)(2). [ 1 ] the little tucker act and its .....

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Apr 18 2012 (FN)

Kappos Vs. Hyatt

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-18-2012

kappos v. hyatt note:?where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. the syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the court but has been prepared by the reporter of decisions for the convenience of the reader. see united states v. detroit timber & lumber co., 200 u. s. 321 . supreme court of the united states syllabus kappos, under secretary of commerce for intellectual property and director, patent and trademark office v. hyatt certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the federal circuit no. 10 1219.?argued january 9, 2012 decided april 18, 2012 under the patent act of 1952, if a patent and trade office (pto) examiner denies a patent application, 35 u. s. c. 131, the applicant may file an administrative appeal with the pto s board of patent appeals and interferences, 134. if the board also denies the application, the applicant may appeal directly to the court of appeals for the federal circuit under 141. alternatively, the applicant may file a civil action against the pto director under 145, which permits the applicant to present evidence that was not presented to the pto. respondent hyatt filed a patent application covering multiple claims. the patent examiner denied all of the claims for lack of an adequate written description. hyatt appealed to the board, which approved some claims but denied others. pursuant to 145, hyatt filed a civil action against the .....

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Apr 17 2012 (FN)

Filarsky Vs. Delia

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-17-2012

..... involved in adjudicative activities, for example, were protected by an absolute immunity from suit. see bradley v. fisher, 13 wall. 335, 347 348 (1872); j. bishop, commentaries on the non-contract law 781 (1889). this immunity applied equally to the highest judge in the state or nation and the lowest officer who sits as a court and tries petty causes, t .....

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Mar 26 2012 (FN)

Credit Suisse Securities (Usa) Llc Vs. Simmonds

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-26-2012

..... such equity security within any period of less than six months, unless such security or security-based swap agreement was acquired in good faith in connection with a debt previously contracted, shall inure to and be recoverable by the issuer, irrespective of any in-tention on the part of such beneficial owner, director, or officer in en-tering into such transaction .....

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Feb 21 2012 (FN)

Marmet Health Care Center, Inc. Vs. Brown

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-21-2012

..... both incorrect and inconsistent with clear instruction in the precedents of this court. the faa provides that a written provision in . . . a contract evidencing a transaction involving commerce to settle by arbitration a controversy thereafter arising out of such contract or transaction . . . shall be valid, irrevocable, and enforceable, save upon such grounds as exist at law or in equity for the revocation ..... of any contract. 9 u. s. c. 2. the statute s text includes no exception for personal-injury or wrongful-death claims. it requires courts to enforce the bargain of the parties to ..... had signed an agreement with a nursing home on behalf of the patient. the relevant parts of the agreements in brown s case and taylor s case were identical. the contracts included a clause requiring the parties to arbitrate all disputes, other than claims to col- lect late payments owed by the patient. the ..... contracts included a provision holding the party filing the arbitration responsible for paying a filing fee in accordance with the rules of the american arbitration association fee schedules. the agreement in .....

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Jan 10 2012 (FN)

Minneci Vs. Pollard

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-10-2012

..... services corp. v. malesko, 534 u. s. 61 83 (2001) (opinion of stevens, j.), i would not deny the same character of relief to pollard, a prisoner placed by federal contract in a privately operated prison. pollard may have suffered aggravated instances of conduct state tort law forbids, ante, at 9 (opinion of the court), but that same aggravated conduct, when .....

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