Two of the nation’s leading U.S. Supreme Court practitioners discuss the cases before the Court for the 2018 term.
This course discusses several Supreme Court on bankruptcy and tax issues from the 2018 term. It covers the holdings, how they will be applied, and what effect they will have on the states going forward. These cases include: Franchise Tax Board of Ca. v. Hyatt (No. 17-1299), Mission Product Holdings Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC (No. 17-1657), Taggart v. Lorenzen (No. 18-489), and Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP (No. 17-1307).
Two experts in takings law discuss the Supreme Court’s decision in Knick v. Township of Scott. Likely the most important takings ruling in more than a decade, Knick overruled Williamson County and held that property owners may bring takings claims against state and local governments directly to federal court, without having to first secure just compensation under state law in state court.
In this course, NAAG’s Supreme Court counsel explains Timbs v. Indiana, and an attorney advisor for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Money Laundering & Asset Recovery Section explains how the Excessive Fines analysis has been applied to federal forfeitures.
There are few tasks more daunting to a lawyer than being asked to write, for the first time, a U.S. Supreme Court brief.
An overview of the procedures and strategies applicable to the Supreme Court briefs in opposition process.
Writing cert petitions is a challenge, in no small part because they are so different from ordinary appellate briefs that focus on the merits.
Federal habeas law continues to be of significant interest to the Supreme Court. This article summarizes the Supreme Court’s decisions on habeas cases in the 2017 term.