Supreme Court Report: Slack Technologies, LLC v. Pirani, 22-200

Volume 30, Issue 4 This Report summarizes cases granted review on December 13, 2022 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Slack Technologies, LLC v. Pirani, 22-200 Slack Technologies, LLC v. Pirani, 22-200. The Court will resolve “[w]hether Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933 require plaintiffs to plead and prove that they bought…

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Supreme Court Report: Samia v. United States, 22-196

Volume 30, Issue 4 This Report summarizes cases granted review on December 13, 2022 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Samia v. United States, 22-196 Samia v. United States, 22-196. At issue is “[w]hether admitting a codefendant’s redacted out-of-court confession that immediately inculpates a defendant based on the surrounding context violates the defendant’s rights under the…

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Supreme Court Report: Smith v. United States, 21-1576

Volume 30, Issue 4 This Report summarizes cases granted review on December 13, 2022 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Smith v. United States, 21-1576 Smith v. United States, 21-1576. The question presented is “[w]hether the proper remedy for the government’s failure to prove venue is an acquittal barring reprosecution of the offense, . . ….

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Supreme Court Report: Polselli v. IRS, 21-1599

Volume 30, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 21 and December 1 and 9, 2022 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Polselli v. IRS, 21-1599 Polselli v. IRS, 21-1599. The Court will resolve the following issue: “[W]hen the IRS summons an innocent party’s records from a third-party recordkeeper (like a bank, accountant,…

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Supreme Court Report: Coinbase, Inc. v. Bielski, 22-105

Volume 30, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 21 and December 1 and 9, 2022 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Coinbase, Inc. v. Bielski, 22-105 Coinbase, Inc. v. Bielski, 22-105. At issue is: “Does a non-frivolous appeal of the denial of a motion to compel arbitration oust a district court’s jurisdiction…

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Supreme Court Report: Lora v. United States, 22-49

Volume 30, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 21 and December 1 and 9, 2022 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Lora v. United States, 22-49 Lora v. United States, 22-49. At issue is “[w]hether 18 U.S.C. §924(c)(1)(D)(ii), which provides that ‘no term of imprisonment imposed . . . under this subsection…

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Supreme Court Report: United States v. Hansen, 22-179

Volume 30, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 21 and December 1 and 9, 2022 (Part I). Case Granted Review: United States v. Hansen, 22-179 United States v. Hansen, 22-179. The Court will resolve “[w]hether the federal criminal prohibition against encouraging or inducing unlawful immigration for commercial advantage or private financial…

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Supreme Court Report: Jack Daniel’s Properties, Inc. v. VIP Products LLC, 22-148

Volume 30, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 21 and December 1 and 9, 2022 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Jack Daniel’s Properties, Inc. v. VIP Products LLC, 22-148 Jack Daniel’s Properties, Inc. v. VIP Products LLC, 22-148. This case involves VIP Products’ sale of a “poop-themed” dog toy that looks…

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Supreme Court Report: Biden v. Nebraska, 22-506

Volume 30, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 21 and December 1 and 9, 2022 (Part I). Case Granted Review: Biden v. Nebraska, 22-506 Biden v. Nebraska, 22-506. At issue is whether the Biden Administration’s student loan forgiveness plan exceeds the Secretary of Education’s authority or is arbitrary and capricious and…

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Supreme Court Report: Dubin v. United States, 22-10

  Volume 30, Issue 2 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 4 and 10, 2022 Case Granted Review: Dubin v. United States, 22-10 Dubin v. United States, 22-10. The federal aggravated identity theft statute makes it a crime “during and in relation to a” predicate felony to knowingly transfer, possess, or “use[], without…

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