US Supreme Court Docket

Supreme Court 2000-2001 Term – Case Index

The Supreme Court opened the October 2000 term on Monday, October 2, 2000. During this term, the court has granted certiorari to the following cases. Subjects

  • Admiralty Law
  • American Indians
  • Arbitration
  • Civil Procedure
  • Civil Rights / Discrimination
  • Commerce Clause
  • Criminal Law/Procedure
  • Elections
  • Employment/Labor
  • Environment
  • Federal Agencies
  • Federalism
  • First Amendment
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Property
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Other
  • Admiralty Law Lewis v. Lewis & Clark Marine, Inc. (No. 99-1331)
    Admiralty, Jurisdiction, Jones Act

    Norfolk Shipbuilding v. Garris (No. 00-346)
    Admiralty Law, Wrongful Death, Negligence

    American Indians Atkinson Trading Co. v. Shirley (No. 00-454)
    Taxation, Native Americans, Reservations

    C & L Enterprises v. Citizen Band Potawatomi Indian Tribe of Ok. (No. 00-292)
    Arbitration, Immunity, American Indian Law

    Dept. of Interior v. Klamath Water Users (No. 99-1871)
    Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Inter-Agency/Intra-Agency Exemption, Dept. of Interior, Indian Tribes

    Idaho v. United States (No. 00-189)
    American Indians, Reservations, Submerged Lands

    Nevada v. Hicks (No. 99-1994)
    American Indian Law, Jurisdiction, Immunity

    Arbitration C & L Enterprises v. Citizen Band Potawatomi Indian Tribe of Ok. (No. 00-292)
    Arbitration, Immunity, American Indian Law

    Circuit City Stores, Inc. v. Adams (No. 99-1379)
    Arbitration, Federal Arbitration Act, Employment Contracts

    Eastern Assoc'd. Coal Corp. v. United Mine Wkrs., Dist. 17 (No. 99-1038)
    Arbitration, Judicial Review, Drug Testing, Transportation

    Green Tree Fin. Corp. v. Randolph (No. 99-1235)
    Arbitration, Federal Arbitration Act, Truth In Lending Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act

    Civil Procedure Buckhannon Board & Care Home v. WV Dept. Health & Human Resources (No. 99-1848)
    Attorney Fees, Fair Housing Amendments Act, Americans With Disabilities Act, Catalyst Theory

    Central Green v. United States (No. 99-859)
    Jurisdiction, Federal Tort Claims Act, Flooding

    Cooper Industries, Inc. v. Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. (No. 99-2035)
    Punitive Damages, Standard of Review

    District of Columbia v. Tri County Indus. (No. 99-1953)
    Damages

    Lewis v. Lewis & Clark Marine, Inc. (No. 99-1331)
    Admiralty, Jurisdiction, Jones Act

    Nevada v. Hicks (No. 99-1994)
    American Indian Law, Jurisdiction, Immunity

    Semtek International Inc. v. Lockheed Martin Corp. (No. 99-1551)
    Res Judicata, Statute of Limitations, Full Faith And Credit

    Civil Rights / Discrimination Alexander v. Sandoval (No. 99-1908)
    Civil Rights Act, Equal Protection Clause, English-Only Policy, Driver's License Examination, National Origin Discrimination

    Nguyen v. INS (No. 99-2071)
    Citizenship, Illegitimate Children, Fifth Amendment, Gender Discrimination

    PGA Tour, Inc. v. Martin (No. 00-24)
    Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Public Accomodations, Golf Courses

    Pollard v. E.I. Dupont de Nemours (No. 00-763)
    Sexual Harassment, Front Pay, Damages, Statutory Cap, 42 U.S.C. § 1981a

    Commerce Clause Solid Waste Agency v. U.S. Army Corp. Engineers (No. 99-1178)
    Clean Water Act, Commerce Clause

    Criminal Law / Procedure Alabama v. Bozeman (No. 00-492)
    Interstate Agreement On Detainers (IAD), Anti-Shuttling Provision

    Artuz, Supt., Green Haven v. Bennett (No. 99-1238)
    Habeas Corpus, Antiterrorism And Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA), Tolling Provision

    Atwater v. City of Lago Vista (No. 99-1408)
    Fourth Amendment, Search And Seizure, Seat Belts, Custodial Arrest

    Becker v. Montgomery (No. 00-6374)
    Appeals, Signature

    Booth v. Churner (No. 99-1964)
    Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1996 (PLRA), Eighth Amendment, Cruel And Unusual Punishment, Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies

    Buford v. United States (No. 99-9073)
    Sentencing, Career Offender, Related Prior Sentences

    Cedric Kushner Promotions v. King (No. 00-549)
    Racketeer Influenced And Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), Distinctiveness Requirement

    City of Indianapolis v. Edmond (No. 99-1030)
    Fourth Amendment, Search And Seizure, Automobile Checkpoints

    Cleveland v. United States (No. 99-804)
    Mail Fraud, Video Poker License, Property

    Daniels, Earthy D. v. United States (No. 99-9136)
    Armed Career Criminal Act, Sentencing, Sentence Enhancement, Prior State Conviction

    Duncan v. Walker (No. 00-121)
    Habeas Corpus, Statute of Limitations, Tolling, Antiterrorism And Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (AEDPA)

    Ferguson v. City of Charleston (No. 99-936)
    Fourth Amendment, Drug Testing, Warrantless Search, Pregnant Women

    Florida v. Thomas (No. 00-391)
    Fourth Amendment, Search And Seizure, Automobiles

    Glover v. United States (No. 99-8576)
    Sixth Amendment, Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, Sentencing

    Illinois v. Mcarthur (No. 99-1132)
    Fourth Amendment, Search And Seizure, Securing Dwelling While Awaiting Warrant

    Kyllo v. United States (No. 99-8508)
    Fourth Amendment, Warrantless Search, Thermal Imaging Scan

    Lackawanna County. D.A. v. Coss (No. 99-1884)
    Habeas Corpus, Sentence Enhancement, Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

    Lopez v. Davis (No. 99-7504)
    Early Release, Voluntary Residential Drug Abuse Treatment Program, Discretion

    Penry v. Johnson (No. 00-6677)
    Death Penalty, Mental Retardation

    Rogers v. Tennessee (No. 99-6218)
    Ex Post Facto, Murder, Year-And-A-Day Rule

    Saucier v. Katz (No. 99-1977)
    Fourth Amendment, Search And Seizure, Excessive Force, Qualified Immunity

    Seling v. Young (No. 99-1185)
    Fifth Amendment, Sexually Violent Predator Statute, Double Jeopardy, Ex Post Facto

    Shaw v. Murphy (No. 99-1613)
    First Amendment, Prison, Legal Assistance

    Shafer v. South Carolina (No. 00-5250)
    Death Penalty, Jury Instruction, Parole Ineligible

    Texas v. Cobb (No. 99-1702)
    Sixth Amendment, Right To Counsel, Waiver

    Tyler v. Cain (No. 00-5961)
    Jury Instructions, Reasonable Doubt

    Elections Bush v. Gore (No. 00-949)
    Elections

    Bush v. Palm Beach County Canvassing Board (No. 00-836)
    Elections

    Cook v. Gralike (No. 99-929)
    U.S. Congress, Term Limits

    FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign (No. 00-191)
    Elections, First Amendment, Federal Election Campaign Act, Political Party Spending Limits

    Hunt v. Cromartie (No. 99-1864)
    Voting Districts, Race

    Smallwood v. Cromartie (No. 99-1865)
    Voting Districts, Race

    Employment / Labor Circuit City Stores, Inc. v. Adams (No. 99-1379)
    Arbitration, Federal Arbitration Act, Employment Contracts

    Eastern Assoc'd. Coal Corp. v. United Mine Wkrs., Dist. 17 (No. 99-1038)
    Arbitration, Judicial Review, Drug Testing, Transportation

    Egelhoff v. Egelhoff (No. 99-1529)
    ERISA, Preemption, Pension, Life Insurance

    NLRB v. Kentucky River Community Care, Inc. (No. 99-1815)
    National Labor Relations Act, Unions, Employers, Supervisors, Nurses

    Pollard v. E.I. Dupont De Nemours (No. 00-763)
    Sexual Harassment, Front Pay, Damages, Statutory Cap, 42 U.S.C. § 1981a

    Environment Am. Trucking Assns. v. Browner (No. 99-1426)
    Clean Air Act, Environmental Protection Agency, National Ambient Air Quality Standards

    Browner v. Am. Trucking Assns. (No. 99-1257)
    Clean Air Act, Environmental Protection Agency, National Ambient Air Quality Standards

    Solid Waste Agency v. U.S. Army Corp. Engineers (No. 99-1178)
    Clean Water Act, Commerce Clause

    Federal Agencies Am. Trucking Assns. v. Browner (No. 99-1426)
    Clean Air Act, Environmental Protection Agency, National Ambient Air Quality Standards

    Browner v. Am. Trucking Assns. (No. 99-1257)
    Clean Air Act, Environmental Protection Agency, National Ambient Air Quality Standards

    Buckman Company v. Plaintiffs' Legal Committee (No. 98-1768)
    Federal Drug Administration, Supremacy Clause, Fraud

    Dept. of Interior v. Klamath Water Users Protective Association (No. 99-1871)
    Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Inter-Agency/Intra-Agency Exemption, Dept. of Interior, Indian Tribes

    GTE Service Corp. v. FCC (No. 99-1244)
    Federal Communications Commission, 1996 Telecommunications Act, Universal Service Order

    Murphy v. Beck (No. 00-46)
    FDIC, D'oench, Duhme Doctrine, Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery And Enhancement Act of 1989 (FIRREA)

    United States v. Mead Corp. (No. 99-1434)
    International Trade, U.S. Customs Service, Day Planners, Harmonized Tariff Schedules of The United States (HTSUS)

    Federalism Univ. of Al Board of Trustees v. Garrett (No. 99-1240)
    Eleventh Amendment, Sovereign Immunity, Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Rehabilitation Act, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

    First Amendment Altadis U.S.A. Inc. v. Reilly (No. 00-597)
    First Amendment, Tobacco, Commercial Speech

    Bartnicki v. Vopper (No. 99-1687)
    First Amendment, Federal Wiretapping Act

    Brentwood Academy v. TN Secondary School (No. 99-901)
    First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, State Action, Civil Rights, School Sports

    City News Novelty, Inc. v. City of Waukesha (No. 99-1680)
    First Amendment, Adult Bookstore, Licensing

    FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign (No. 00-191)
    Elections, First Amendment, Federal Election Campaign Act, Political Party Spending Limits

    Good News Club v. Milford Central School (No. 99-2036)
    First Amendment, Free Speech, School Access, Religious Instruction

    Legal Services Corp. v. Velazquez (No. 99-603)
    First Amendment, Free Speech, Legal Services Corporation, Federal Funds, Welfare Reform

    Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Reilly (No. 00-596)
    First Amendment, Tobacco, Commercial Speech

    Shaw v. Murphy (No. 99-1613)
    First Amendment, Prison, Legal Assistance

    United States v. Velazquez (No. 99-960)
    First Amendment, Free Speech, Legal Services Corporation, Federal Funds, Welfare Reform

    United States v. United Foods, Inc. (No. 00-276)
    First Amendment, Compelled Industry Advertising, Mushroom Promotion, Research, And Consumer Information Act of 1990

    United States v. Vopper (No. 99-1728)
    First Amendment, Federal Wiretapping Act

    Immigration Calcano-Martinez v. INS (No. 00-1011)
    Immigration, Deportation, Judicial Review, Antiterrorism And Effective Death Penalty Act, Illegal Immigration Reform And Immigrant Responsibility Act

    INS v. St. Cyr (No. 00-767)
    Immigration, Deportation, Judicial Review, Antiterrorism And Effective Death Penalty Act, Illegal Immigration Reform And Immigrant Responsibility Act

    Nguyen v. INS (No. 99-2071)
    Citizenship, Illegitimate Children, Fifth Amendment, Gender Discrimination

    Reno v. Ma (No. 00-38)
    Immigration, Habeas Corpus, Deportation, Indefinite Detention

    Zadvydas v. Underdown (No. 99-7791)
    Immigration, Due Process, Deportation, Stateless Person, Indefinite Detention

    Intellectual Property New York Times Co. v. Tasini (00-201)
    Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Collective Works, Electronic Databases

    Traffix Devices, Inc. v. Marketing Displays, Inc. (No. 99-1571)
    Trademark, Trade Dress

    Property Palazzolo v. Rhode Island (No. 99-2047)
    Fifth Amendment, Takings

    Lujan v. G & G Fire Sprinklers, Inc. (No. 00-152)
    Due Process, Notices, Hearings, Wage Requirements

    Securities Law The Wharf (Holdings) Limited v. United International Holdings, Inc. (No. 00-347)
    Securities Law, Oral Contracts, Stock Options

    Taxation Atkinson Trading Co. v. Shirley (No. 00-454)
    Taxation, Native Americans, Reservations

    Dir. of Revenue of Mo v. CoBank ACB (No. 99-1792)
    State Taxation, Exemption, Federally Chartered Instrumentalities

    Gitlitz v. CIR (No. 99-1295)
    Taxes, Income, Cancellation of Debt

    United Dominion Industries v. United States (No. 00-157)
    Tax, Affiliated Companies, Product Liability Loss Deductions

    United States v. Cleveland Indians Baseball (No. 00-203)
    Taxes, Back Wages, Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA)

    United States v. Hatter (No. 99-1978)
    Taxes, Judicial Compensation, Compensation Clause, Medicare, Old Age Survivors And Disability Insurance Tax (OASDI)

    Other United States v. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative (No. 00-151)
    Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention And Control Act of 1970, Marijuana, Medical Necessity Defense

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