Category Archive: Recent Cases

Justice Scalia Harshly Criticizes Voting Rights Act

March 1, 2013 - Comments Off on Justice Scalia Harshly Criticizes Voting Rights Act

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard Shelby County v. Holder, an Alabama county’s challenge [...]

Justice Thomas Finally Speaks

January 14, 2013 - Comments Off on Justice Thomas Finally Speaks

For nearly seven years Justice Clarence Thomas has not spoken during Supreme Court oral arguments. [...]

Court Puts Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels on Hold

August 25, 2012 - Comments Off on Court Puts Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels on Hold

As TeenJury reported in March, the Food and Drug Administration instituted a new requirement for [...]

Court Rules that Cheerleading is Not a Sport

August 7, 2012 - Comments Off on Court Rules that Cheerleading is Not a Sport

The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a previous district court judge in finding that [...]

Courts Seems Unlikely to Stop Patents on Your Genes

July 22, 2012 - Comments Off on Courts Seems Unlikely to Stop Patents on Your Genes

Last week, a federal appeals court again heard oral arguments on whether a company can patent human [...]

Sentencing Juveniles to Life in Prison Without Parole Ruled Unconstitutional

June 25, 2012 - Comments Off on Sentencing Juveniles to Life in Prison Without Parole Ruled Unconstitutional

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states may not require that juveniles who commit murder be [...]

Facebook Settles Lawsuit Over Sponsored Stories

June 20, 2012 - Comments Off on Facebook Settles Lawsuit Over Sponsored Stories

In February, TeenJury reported on several Facebook users who were seeking damages for violations of [...]

Supreme Court Lets $675,000 Penalty Stand in Illegal Music Downloading Case

May 21, 2012 - 2 Comments

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a $675,000 penalty imposed on a Boston University student [...]

Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels Upheld

March 20, 2012 - Comments Off on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels Upheld

In November, TeenJury reported on a temporary halt to the Food and Drug Administration’s plan [...]

Supreme Court rules that GPS tracking of suspect requires a search warrant

January 23, 2012 - Comments Off on Supreme Court rules that GPS tracking of suspect requires a search warrant

 

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