Legal News

The woman who argued Planned Parenthood v. Casey

In Planned Parenthood v. Casey’s dramatic joint opinion, the Supreme Court upheld the right to access an abortion 30 years ago this month. Amy talks with Kathryn Kolbert, who argued the case for Planned Parenthood. Kolbert explains what the 1992 argument

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Justices side with Florida’s Medicaid program in payment dispute with accident victim

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that state Medicaid programs can seek reimbursement from tort-settlement payments that are allocated for accident victims’ future medical care. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the opinion in Gallardo v. Marstiller. Justice

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Airline workers who load and unload luggage are exempt from Federal Arbitration Act

The Supreme Court on Monday decided an important case about the scope of the “transportation-worker exemption” to the Federal Arbitration Act. It held that Latrice Saxon, a ramp-agent supervisor at Chicago Midway Airport, qualifies as an interstate transp

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Court holds disparate fees in business bankruptcy cases unconstitutional

The justices took the easy and simple path in Siegel v. Fitzgerald, unanimously agreeing on Monday that a statute that imposes higher fees on bankruptcy filers in 48 states than in the other two states is so far from “uniform” that it transgresses the Con

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