Federal Court

December 6, 2016

APPLE VS SAMSUNG – IT’S NOT OVER

One would think that a U.S. Supreme Court decision puts finality to a legal battle, even one between two giants of the business world.  But that […]
August 3, 2016

TIGHT-ROPE WAKING

An old maxim holds that every wrong should have a remedy.  For better or worse, this is not exactly true.  Before one can avail oneself of […]
July 20, 2016

STILL FIGHTING OVER WHO PAYS

A few statutes provide that the prevailing party receives their attorneys’ fees back from the other side.  One would think that who wins in a lawsuit […]
February 15, 2016

WHY EVEN LIBERALS SHOULD MOURN JUSTICE SCALIA

In 1953, Justice Jackson wished that the Court could have decided a case that came before them “by analysis of the statute instead of by psychoanalysis of […]
October 24, 2014

CIRCUIT SPLIT

Our last post explained how any of the nearly 400,000 cases filed in Federal Court each year may work its way up to the U.S. Supreme […]
October 23, 2014

SUPREME COURT TERM STARTED

The beginning of the Supreme Court’s 2014-15 is a good opportunity to take a moment and step back to review how those headline-making cases end up there […]