I'm going to focus here on the multi-part and somewhat fragmented decision in Serdar Mohammed v Ministry of Defence. There are lots of moving parts in this judgment, but my brief reflection picks up on two threads of the decision. First, the precise .
This month the Supreme Court will have a rare opportunity to correct ... and what he found shocked him. As it turns out, the court found that number in a brief signed by Solicitor General Ted Olson. The brief cited a Department of Justice manual, which.
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Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States The White House.
Less than three years after the Supreme Court's decision in Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petroleum, which held that the Alien Tort Statute is presumed not to apply to conduct on the sovereign territory of other countries, the Supreme Court is considering.
The Colorado Supreme ... brief before the Supreme Court that the rulings by the state’s court of appeals and human rights commission that the state can determine which free artistic expression is protected under the First Amendment stands in flagrant.
According to the Supreme Court , “the clearest command of the Establishment Clause is that one religious denomination cannot be officially preferred over another.” Larson v. Valente, 456 US. 228, 244 (1982). But that command is apparently not clear.
Mississippi was the first in a series of major Supreme Court cases involving efforts by different plaintiffs to challenge the constitutionality of the Military Reconstruction Acts, a series of statutes enacted by Congress in early 1867 (over President.
Printed below is the content of an OPPOSITION TO MOTION filed on 17 July 2017 by a bunch of very high priced lawyers acting for very high priced Shell lawyers Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in the US Court of Appeal. ... behind the scenes to avoid, at all.
The U.S. Justice Department has voluntarily weighed in on a case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of a Colorado bakery asserting a First Amendment right to deny wedding cakes to same-sex couples. The 41-page friend-of-the-court brief filed by.
In an amicus brief , the association sided with Cravath in its fight to prevent the disclosure of documents in the law firm's possession, saying that a lower court was wrong to allow Esther Kiobel , a human rights advocate, the right to issue a subpoena.
Among many serious allegations was a claim that Shell was complicit in the murder of her husband, a leader of the Ogoni people in Nigeria. After 11 years of the Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co litigation, the US Supreme Court ruled in 2013 that.
Earlier, Kiobel had taken a lawsuit to the United States, but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2013 that the case could not be heard because the country did not have jurisdiction. A number of groups have pursued in recent years cases against Shell in.