BOSTON, MA — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule on whether a court can decide if an arbitration clause in an employment contract is unconscionable, or if even that issue must be arbitrated. In Rent-A-Center West v. Jackson, ...Read More »
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Two George Mason University law school professors have the audacity to suggest that the U.S. Supreme Court justices have become a bunch of spotlight-chasing celebrities. This contention, by Professors Craig Lerner and Nelson Lund, is no mere cocktail chatter or ...
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A defense attorney tried to use Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts to keep a business record – a FedEx tracking record – out of his client’s mail fraud trial, but U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III in Alexandria rejected the effort. The ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) Immigrants have a constitutional right to be told by their lawyers whether pleading guilty to a crime could lead to their deportation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week. The high court’s ruling extends the Constitution’s Sixth Amendment ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court declined today to review the finding by the Supreme Court of Virginia that Virginia Beach’s noise ordinance was unconstitutional on its face. Many localities in the state, including Virginia Beach, have reworked their noise ordinances since ...Read More »