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Supreme Court decision syllabus (SCOTUS)

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Decisions of the Supreme Court, summarized by the court itself.Readings of the Supreme Court slip opinion syllabi, With no personal commentary, you can make up your own mind about the decisions. See Wheaton and Donaldson v. Peters and Grigg, 33 U.S. 591 (1834) and United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321, 337. Photo by: Davi KellyPatrion:https://t.co/SpeNDawjyoamp=1Paypal:https://paypal.me/SCOTUSsyllabus

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Decisions of the Supreme Court, summarized by the court itself.Readings of the Supreme Court slip opinion syllabi, With no personal commentary, you can make up your own mind about the decisions. See Wheaton and Donaldson v. Peters and Grigg, 33 U.S. 591 (1834) and United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321, 337. Photo by: Davi KellyPatrion:https://t.co/SpeNDawjyoamp=1Paypal:https://paypal.me/SCOTUSsyllabus

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Decisions of the Supreme Court, summarized by the court itself.Readings of the Supreme Court slip opinion syllabi, With no personal commentary, you can make up your own mind about the decisions. See Wheaton and Donaldson v. Peters and Grigg, 33 U.S. 591 (1834) and United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321, 337. Photo by: Davi KellyPatrion:https://t.co/SpeNDawjyoamp=1Paypal:https://paypal.me/SCOTUSsyllabus

Rank #1: Trump v Hawaii

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Court upholds modified travel ban.

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Jun 26 2018

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Rank #2: Bucklew v Precythe (Death Penalty)

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Bucklew (prisoner) looses this challenge.

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Apr 01 2019

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Rank #3: Flowers v Mississippi (Batson)

Jun 21 2019

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Rank #4: US v Sanchez-Gomez (Moot)

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Case is moot because nothing could be decided because petitioners cases are over.

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May 14 2018

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Rank #5: US v Stitt

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Burglary can include mobile residences and or vehicles adapted for sleeping.

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Dec 10 2018

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Rank #6: Washington v US (Indian Treaties)

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Court affirms the below judgement because of a 4/4 Split.

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Jun 11 2018

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Rank #7: Moore v Texas (Death penalty and mental deficits)

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Rulling that Mr. Moore is intelectually disabled enough to be ineligible for the death penalty.

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Feb 19 2019

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Rank #8: Carpenter v US (4a Cell location data)

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Court rules requests for cellphone location data are 4th amendment searches.

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Jun 22 2018

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Rank #9: Democratic NC v Republican NC

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PC Opinion on an Injunction relating to the election in Wisconsin.

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Apr 07 2020

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Rank #10: Benisek v Lamone

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Denial of preliminary injunction...well past its requested time table

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Jun 18 2018

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Rank #11: Janus v AFSCME (1a Unions)

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Court rules union agency fees are a a violation of 1st amendment.

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Jun 27 2018

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Rank #12: McCoy v Louisiana (6th Amendment)

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Counsel may not admit guilt over the objection of his client.

(Sixth amendment)

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May 14 2018

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Rank #13: Jesner v Arab Bank (Alien Torts) (Stitcher re-release)

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Court holds that the ATS does not allow people to sue corporations.

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Apr 24 2018

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Rank #14: Babb v Wilkie (Age Discrimination)

Apr 07 2020

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Rank #15: Oil States v Greene’s (Patent law) (stitcher re-release)

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Patent review, and article 3 separation of powers.

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May 08 2018

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Rank #16: Ramos v Louisiana (Right to unanimous jury)

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The 6th amendment (through the 14th)  requires unanimous jury to convict on serious crimes.

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Apr 20 2020

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Rank #17: Kahler v Kansas (Insanity Defense)

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the court refuses to set a constitutional bar for the insanity defense.

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Mar 24 2020

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Rank #18: Timbs v Indiana (Civil Asset forfiture 8th/14th)

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8th Amendment prohibition on excessive fines IS incorporated against states via the 14th amendment.

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Feb 21 2019

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Rank #19: Byrd v US (4th Amendment)

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Rental car contract violations do not eliminate 4th amendment privacy expectations

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May 14 2018

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Rank #20: SD v Wayfair (internet purchase taxing)

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Court reverses quill and allows states to collect taxes on internet sales.

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Jun 21 2018

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Taylor v Riojas (Qualified Immunity)

Nov 02 2020

12mins

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McKesson v Doe (1A & Deference to State law)

Nov 02 2020

9mins

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BARR v. LEE (Death Penalty)

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Reversing a preliminary injunction - allowing executions to move forward for federal prisoners.

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Jul 14 2020

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TRUMP v. MAZARS

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Jul 10 2020

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McGIRT v. OKLAHOMA

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MCA, Indian country, and eastern Oklahoma.

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Jul 10 2020

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TRUMP v. VANCE

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Jul 10 2020

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OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE SCHOOL v. MORRISSEY-BERRU

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Employment discrimination claims in these cases are foreclosed by the  Ministerial exception.

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Jul 10 2020

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LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR SAINTS PETER AND PAUL HOME v. PENNSYLVANIA

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Jul 09 2020

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BARR v. AMERICAN ASSN. OF POLITICAL CONSULTANTS (Robo Calls)

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No exception for government debt.

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Jul 07 2020

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CHIAFALO v. WASHINGTON (Faithless Electors)

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Also Colorado Department of State v Baca

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Jul 07 2020

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PTO v Booking.com

Jul 03 2020

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ESPINOZA v. MONTANA DEPT. OF REVENUE (Freedom of religion)

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Can’t discriminate solely on the basis of religious affiliation (distinguishing religious conduct as different).

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Jul 03 2020

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AGENCY FOR INT’L DEVELOPMENT v. ALLIANCE FOR OPEN SOCIETY INT’L

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First Amendment argument fails.

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Jul 01 2020

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SEILA LAW LLC v. CFPB

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The appointment and removal provisions for the director of the CFPB is unconstitutional, but this stuff is severable from the dodd frank act. 

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Jul 01 2020

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JUNE MEDICAL SERVICES v. RUSSO (Abortion)

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A Louisiana law requiring admitting privileges at nearby hospitals for abortion doctors is unconstitutional.

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Jun 29 2020

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DHS v. THURAISSIGIAM

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Habius is not useful in requesting asylum determination review, just for release from custody.

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Jun 27 2020

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Liu v SEC (Disgorgement in SEC Equity)

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Some stuff about equitable principles.

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Jun 22 2020

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY v. REGENTS OF UNIV. OF CA (DACA)

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DACA can not be rescinded without further/better explanation by the DHS.

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Jun 19 2020

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SERVICE v. COWPASTURE RIVER PRESERVATION (Pipeline under Appalachian trail)

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Supreme court considers the disputed land an easement to the National park service, thus in this case the pipeline permit is ok.

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Jun 16 2020

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Bostock v Clayton Co (Title VII -Transgender/Gay)

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Title VII of the civil rights act makes it illegal to discriminate in employment against people for being gay, or transgender.

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Jun 15 2020

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25 Ratings
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3

So Convenient!

By LLFauntleroy - Mar 03 2020
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I love being spoon fed the law by an uterly impartial voice.

Very interesting

By Samanthatwiggy - Feb 04 2020
Read more
Great content for those who love the law!