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Jun 26 2013 (FN)

Sekhar Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Sekhar 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 SEKHAR v. UNITED STATES certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the second circuit No. 12357.Argued April 23, 2013Decided June 26, 2013 Investments for the employee pension fund of the State of New York and its local governments are chosen by the funds sole trustee, the State Comptroller. After the Comptrollers general counsel recommended against investing in a fund managed by FA Technology Ventures, the general counsel received anonymous e-mails demanding that he recommend the investment and threatening, if he did not, to disclose informati...

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Jun 25 2013 (FN)

Koontz Vs. St. Johns River Water Management Dist.

Court : US Supreme Court

Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Mgmt. Dist. 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 KOONTZ v. ST.JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT certiorari to the supreme court of florida No. 111447.Argued January 15, 2013Decided June 25, 2013 Coy Koontz, Sr., whose estate is represented here by petitioner, sought permits to develop a section of his property from respondent St. Johns River Water Management District (District), which, consistent with Florida law, requires permit applicants wishing to build on wetlands to offset the resulting environmental damage. Koontz offered to mitigate the environmental effects of his devel...

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Jun 25 2013 (FN)

Adoptive Couple Vs. Baby Girl

Court : US Supreme Court

Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl 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 ADOPTIVE COUPLE v. BABY GIRL, a minor child under the age of fourteen years, etal. certiorari to the supreme court of south carolina No. 12399.Argued April 16, 2013Decided June 25, 2013 The Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA), which establishes federal standards for state-court child custody proceedings involving Indian children, was enacted to address the consequences ... of abusive child welfare practices that [separated] Indian children from their families and tribes through adoption or foster care placement, usually in non-Indian homes, Miss...

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Jun 25 2013 (FN)

Shelby County Vs. Holder

Court : US Supreme Court

Shelby County v. Holder 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 SHELBY COUNTY, ALABAMA v. HOLDER, ATTORNEY GENERAL, etal. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the district of columbia circuit No. 1296.Argued February 27, 2013Decided June 25, 2013 The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was enacted to address entrenched racial discrimination in voting, an insidious and pervasive evil which had been perpetuated in certain parts of our country through unremitting and ingenious defiance of the Constitution. South Carolina v. Katzenbach, 383 U.S. 301. Section 2 of the Act, which bans any standard, practice, or proce...

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Jun 24 2013 (FN)

Fisher Vs. University of Texas at Austin

Court : US Supreme Court

Fisher v. Univ. of TX at Austin 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 FISHER v. UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN etal. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit No. 11345.Argued October 10, 2012Decided June 24, 2013 The University of Texas at Austin considers race as one of various factors in its undergraduate admissions process. The University, which is committed to increasing racial minority enrollment, adopted its current program after this Court decided Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306, upholding the use of race as one of many plus factors in an admissions program that considered the...

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Jun 24 2013 (FN)

Vance Vs. Ball State Univ.

Court : US Supreme Court

Vance v. Ball State Univ. 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 VANCE v. BALL STATE UNIVERSITY etal. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the seventh circuit No. 11556.Argued November 26, 2012Decided June 24, 2013 Under Title VII, an employers liability for workplace harassment may depend on the status of the harasser. If the harassing employee is the victims co-worker, the employer is liable only if it was negligent in controlling working conditions. In cases in which the harasser is a supervisor, however, different rules apply. If the supervisors harassment culminates in a tangible employment acti...

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Jun 24 2013 (FN)

Ryan Vs. Schad

Court : US Supreme Court

Ryan v. Schad SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES CHARLES L. RYAN, DIRECTOR, ARIZONA DEPART-MENT OF CORRECTIONS, PETITIONER v. EDWARD HAROLD SCHAD on petition for writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit No. 121084.Decided June 24, 2013     Per Curiam.     Respondent Edward Schad was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death. After an extensive series of state- and federal-court proceedings concluded with this Courts denial of respondents petitions for certiorari and for rehearing, the Ninth Circuit declined to issue its mandate as normally required by Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 41(d)(2)(D). The Ninth Circuit instead, suasponte, construed respondents motion to stay the mandate pending the Ninth Circuits decision in a separate en banc case as a motion to reconsider a motion that it had denied six months earlier. Based on its review of that previously rejected motion, the court issu...

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Jun 24 2013 (FN)

Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. Vs. Bartlett

Court : US Supreme Court

Mut. Pharma. Co. v. Bartlett 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 MUTUAL PHARMACEUTICAL CO., INC. v. BARTLETT certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the first circuit No. 12142.Argued March 19, 2013Decided June 24, 2013 The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) requires manufacturers to gain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval before marketing any brand-name or generic drug in interstate commerce. 21 U.S.C. 355(a). Once a drug is approved, a manufacturer is prohibited from making any major changes to the qualitative or quantitative formulation of the drug product, including active ingre...

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Jun 24 2013 (FN)

United States Vs. Kebodeaux

Court : US Supreme Court

United States v. Kebodeaux 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. KEBODEAUX certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit No. 12418.Argued April 17, 2013Decided June 24, 2013 Respondent Kebodeaux was convicted by a special court-martial of a federal sex offense. After serving his sentence and receiving a bad conduct discharge from the Air Force, he moved to Texas where he registered with state authorities as a sex offender. Congress subsequently enacted the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), which requires federal sex offenders to register in the States ...

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Jun 24 2013 (FN)

University of Tex. Southwestern Medical Center Vs. Nassar

Court : US Supreme Court

Univ. of TX. SW Med. Ctr. v. Nassar 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 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER v. NASSAR certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit No. 12484.Argued April 24, 2013Decided June 24, 2013 Petitioner, a university medical center (University) that is part of the University of Texas system, specializes in medical education. It has an affiliation agreement with Parkland Memorial Hospital (Hospital), which requires the Hospital to offer vacant staff physician posts to University faculty members. Respondent, a physician of Middle Eastern descent who was ...

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