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On October 2, 2007, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Gall v. US. Brian Gall sold ecstasy at the University of Iowa for a few months in 2000. After cleaning up his act, he graduated, moved to Arizona, and started a job in the construction industry. Law enforcement officers came to him three-years [...]

On October 1, 2007, the Court will hear the first case of the October 2007 term. Washington State Grange v. Washington Republican Party and its sister case, Washington v. Washington Republican Party, centers around the Washington state law that allows candidates to state their ‘party preference’ as opposed to an all-out party affiliation and its [...]

GOP Debate

Yao had a pretty interesting preview of the GOP debate coming up tomorrow night. Here are the top 5 things I’m looking forward to. 5) God- No one doubts that every candidate will talk about their faith. Mitt Romney isn’t going to have any trouble making his faith compatible with the republican base, but I [...]

On April 17, 2007, the Court will hear oral arguments in the consolidated cases of National Association of Home Builders v. Defenders of Wildlife and EPA v. Defenders of Wildlife. The Clean Water Act requires the EPA to approve state programs designed coordinate with the National Pollutatant Discharge Ellimination System that adhere to nine criterea. [...]

On April 16, 2007, the Court will hear oral arguments in Long Island Care at Home v. Evelyn Coke. Congress in 1974 amended the Fair Labor Standards Act to guarantee “employees in domestic service” minimum wage and overtime protection but provided a specific exemption for workers who provided “companionship for the elderly and infirm.” Congress [...]

I’m going to start summarizing cases that are going to be appearing before the Court in near future. Hopefully this will help everyone stay one step ahead of the mainstream media’s reporting of these cases. You can access these briefs from the ‘Upcoming Events’ calender. On April 16th, the Court will hear oral arguments in [...]



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