Current Term Cases

                Click case names for blog posts and case numbers for slip opinions.

  • Judicial Watch, Inc. v. SSA, No. 11-5246 (Dec. 11, 2012) (Kavanaugh, J., joined by Garland, J., & Williams, S.J.) [FOIA] (upholding nondisclosure of businesses employing workers with false social security numbers)
  • Cellco Partnership v. FCCNo. 11-1135 (Dec. 4, 2012) (Tatel, J., joined by Garland & Griffith, JJ.) [Communications Act] (upholding data roaming rule)
  • KLB Industries v. NLRB, No. 11-1280 (Dec. 4, 2012) (Tatel, J., joined by Rogers, J., with Henderson, J., dissenting) [Labor] (upholding order that employer provide union discovery to substantiate employer’s competitive disadvantage claim)
  • Erie Brush & Manufacturing Corp. v. NLRB, No. 11-1337 (Nov. 27, 2012) (Sentelle, C.J., joined by Henderson & Griffith, JJ.) [Labor] (vacating unfair labor practice order finding failure to bargain where parties were at an impasse)
  • N. Natural Gas Co. v. FERC, No. 11-1240 (Nov. 27, 2012) (Williams, S.J., joined by Garland & Kavanaugh, JJ.) [Natural Gas Act, rate-setting] (approving retroactive statutory interpretation to prohibit market-based rates after termination of new storage capacity contract)
  • Sierra Club v. EPA, No. 11-1184 (Nov. 9, 2012) (Williams, S.J., joined by Henderson & Tatel, JJ.) [Clean Air Act] (vacating for lack of notice-and-comment the EPA’s determination that it had complied with a requirement to list emitters of certain pollutants)
  • Desert Citizens Against Pollution v. EPA, No. 11-1113 (Nov. 9, 2012) (Williams, S.J., joined by Sentelle, C.J., & Garland, J.) [Clean Air Act] (upholding Gold Mine Rule, upholding EPA’s Clean Air Act interpretation)
  • United States v. McDade, No. 09-3094 (Nov. 9, 2012) (Rogers, J., joined by Brown & Kavanaugh, JJ.) [Habeas] (permitting equitable tolling of AEDPA’s one-year bar for ineffective assistance of counsel claim)
  • United States v. Fields, No. 09-3137 (Nov. 9, 2012) (Tatel, J., joined by Henderson, J., & Williams, S.J.) [Fair Sentencing Act] (affirming sentence without retroactive application of the crack disparity fix).
  • United States v. Fair, No. 09-3120 (Nov. 9, 2012) (Rogers, J., joined by Kavanaugh, J., & Silberman, S.J.) [Mandatory Victim Restitution Act] (vacating a software piracy restitution award because the Government failed to introduce evidence of the software maker’s loss)
  • State of South Carolina v. United States, No. 12-203 (D.D.C. Oct. 10, 2012) (Kavanaugh, C.J., joined by Kollar-Kotelly & Bates, JJ.) [Voting Rights Act] (upholding State’s voter ID requirement)
  • Sierra Club v. EPA, No. 11-1184 (Nov. 9, 2012) (Williams, S.J., joined by Henderson & Tatel, JJ.) [Clean Air Act] (vacating for lack of notice-and-comment the EPA’s determination that it had complied with a requirement to list emitters of certain pollutants)
  • Desert Citizens Against Pollution v. EPA, No. 11-1113 (Nov. 9, 2012) (Williams, S.J., joined by Sentelle, C.J., & Garland, J.) [Clean Air Act] (upholding Gold Mine Rule, upholding EPA’s Clean Air Act interpretation)
  • United States v. McDade, No. 09-3094 (Nov. 9, 2012) (Rogers, J., joined by Brown & Kavanaugh, JJ.) [Habeas] (permitting equitable tolling of AEDPA’s one-year bar for ineffective assistance of counsel claim)
  • United States v. Fieldsactive application of the Fair Sentencing Act’s crack disparity fix).
  • United States v. Fair, No. 09-3120 (Nov. 9, 2012) (Rogers, J., joined by Kavanaugh, J., & Silberman, S.J.) [Mandatory Victim Restitution Act] (vacating a software piracy restitution award because the Government failed to introduce evidence of the software maker’s loss)

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One response to “Current Term Cases

  1. Charles Mullins

    No postings since December???

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