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Final Stat Pack for October Term 2014 – Kedar Bhatia
New threat to public employee unionism – Lyle Denniston
Merits Case Pages and Archives
On Monday the Court granted five new cases, which Lyle reported on, and issued decisions in the last cases of the Term: Michigan v. EPA, AZ Legislature v. AZ Independent Redistricting Commission, and Glossip v. Gross.
- Glossip v. Gross
The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.
- Obergefell v. Hodges
State ban on same-sex marriage.
- King v. Burwell
Availability of federal tax subsidies to individuals who purchase health insurance on an exchange operated by the federal government
- Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
Whether disparate-impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act
- Zivotofsky v. Kerry
President has the exclusive power to grant formal recognition to a foreign sovereign.
- Glossip v. Gross
- Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Constitutionality of the University of Texas at Austin’s undergraduate admissions process
- Currier v. Jackson Women's Health Organization Constitutionality of a Mississippi law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital
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- City of Los Angeles v. Patel Police cannot seize hotel registry records without an opportunity for pre-compliance review.
- Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc. Whether the Court should overrule Brulotte v. Thys Co., which held that “a patentee’s use of a royalty agreement that projects beyond the expiration date of the patent is unlawful per se”.
- Kingsley v. Hendrickson To prevail on an excessive force claim, a pretrial detainee must show only that the force used against him was objectively unreasonable.
- Obergefell v. Hodges State ban on same-sex marriage.
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