Friday, February 21, 2014

5 Supreme Court Cases You should be Watching in 2014 -- According to JD Supra

Many don't, but should realize that there have been Supreme Court Decisions that have effected our lives and Actually, how the government does business. So, FYI, below are some one may want to watch in 2014.

Also, here are some Landmark Cases from the past>>  http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/landmarkvotes.html  
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5 Cases to be Watching in 2014--Suggested by JD Supra

There’s no denying that 2014 is shaping up to be another exciting year at the United State Supreme Court. To wit:
1. National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning
What’s at stake? For starters, the authority of the President of the United States to make recess appointments. And then there’s the legality of every decision made by the NLRB during 2012… Read:
2. Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius
What’s at stake? Whether for-profit corporations have a constitutional right to free exercise of religion. Read:
3. Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, et al.
What’s at stake? Whether computer-implemented inventions – in this case software code – can be patented. Read: 
4. Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.
What’s at stake? The ability of shareholders to join forces in class action lawsuits when suing companies for securities fraud. Read:
5. Pom Wonderful v. Coca Cola
What’s at stake? The authority of the Food and Drug Administration: can POM sues business rival Coca-Cola for false advertising if marketing claims in dispute were approved by the FDA? Read:
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There’s more on the US Supreme Court at JD Supra»