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Supreme Court Docket Reports - 2006 Term

  • Number 14 / June 25, 2007
    • Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act--Medical Device Amendments--Federal Preemption
    • FAA Authorization Act--Regulation of Motor and Air Carriers--Preemption of State Law
    • Internal Revenue Code--Deductibility of Investment Advice Fees

  • Number 13 / June 18, 2007
    • ERISA--Scope Of Civil Enforcement Actions

  • Number 12 / June 11, 2007
    • Employment Discrimination--Evidence--Nonparty Testimony of Discrimination

  • Number 11 / June 04, 2007
    • Age Discrimination--Requirement of an EEOC Charge--Intake Questionnaire

  • Number 10 / May 29, 2007
    • Federal Arbitration Act -- Ability To Contract For More Expansive Judicial Review of Arbitration Awards
    • State Taxation -- Railroad Valuation Methodologies
    • Court of Federal Claims -- Jurisdiction -- Waiver of Statute of Limitations Defense

  • Number 9 / May 21, 2007
    • Dormant Commerce Clause—State Taxation
    • Commodities Regulation—Statutory Standing For Violations of Commodities Exchange Act

  • Number 8 / March 26, 2007
    • Securities Fraud—Rule 10b-5—Liability of Third Parties When Issuer Knowingly Engages in Fraud.

  • Number 7 / January 22, 2007 
    • CERCLA—Right to Seek Contribution from Other Potentially Responsible Parties.
    • ERISA—Plan Termination—Existence of a Fiduciary Duty to Consider Plan Merger Rather Than Purchase of an Annuity.
    • Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act—Removal to Federal Court—Definition of “[A]gency or Instrumentality of a Foreign State”—Appellate Jurisdiction Over Remand Order.

  • Number 6 / January 16, 2007 
    • § 1983 Actions—Fee-Shifting—Definition of a “Prevailing Party.”
    • Federal Jurisdiction—Removal—Federal Officer Removal Statute.
    • Tax Law—Scope of Tax Court Jurisdiction Over Claims To Abate Interest.

  • Number 5 / January 8, 2007 
    • Employment Discrimination—Title VII—Liability for Bias of Subordinate Employee.
    • Private Securities Litigation Reform Act—Inferences of Intent.
    • Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act—Scope Of Requirement Not To Harm Endangered Species.
    • Administrative Law—Judicial Deference to Agency Interpretations—Exempt Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
    • Transportation—Application of Carmack Amendment to Multimodal Shipments.

  • Number 4 / December 7, 2006
    • Antitrust Law—Implied Immunity.
    • Sherman Act—Vertical Maintenance of a Minimum Resale Price.

  • Number 3 / October 27, 2006
    • Patent Act—Supply of Components for Foreign Combination—Software.

  • Number 2 / October 9, 2006
    • Bankruptcy Law—Creditors’ Right to Contract for Attorneys’ Fees.

  • Number 1 / September 26, 2006
    • Dormant Commerce Clause—Flow Control of Solid Waste—Publicly Owned Facilities.
    • False Claims Act—Whistleblower/Qui Tam Provision—Original Source Rule.
    • Consumer Credit—Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)—Definitions of “Willful Noncompliance” and “Adverse Action.

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