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The Mormon Church, joined by several other religious organizations, has filed an amicus brief asking...

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The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from Alan Gross, a former U.S. government subcontractor who was imprisoned in...

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The Court ruled unanimously on Monday that the government’s use of a GPS tracking device on a person is...

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The Supreme Court heard two bankruptcy cases on Wednesday. The first case, Harris v. Viegelahn, asks whether, when a debtor in good faith converts a bankruptcy case to Chapter 7 after confirmation of a Chapter 13 plan, undistributed funds held by the Chapter 13 trustee are refunded to the debtor (as the Third Circuit held in In re Michael), or distributed to creditors (as the Fifth Circuit held below).

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The Supreme Court heard two oral arguments in patent cases on Tuesday.   I’m predicting the winners based on the method of counting up the number of questions.

The first case, Commil USA v. Cisco Systems, asks whether the Federal Circuit erred in holding that a defendant’s belief that a patent is invalid is a defense to induced infringement under 35 U.S.C. § 271(b).  Justice...