US Supreme Court Docket


Bankruptcy

Hartford Underwriters Ins. v. Union Planters Bank, N.A. (No. 99-409)
Bankruptcy, worker's compensation insurance, unpaid premiums

Raleigh, Thomas, etc. v. IL Dept. of Revenue (No. 99-387)
Bankruptcy, sales tax, burden of proof


Civil Procedure

Free, Robin, et al. v. Abbott Laboratories, et al. (No. 99-391)
Civil procedure, jurisdiction, antitrust, price fixing


Commerce Clause

Brzonkala, Christy v. Morrison, Antonio J., et al. (No. 99-29)
Commerce Clause, Violence Against Women Act (42 U.S.C. § 13981), rape

Hunt-Wesson, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Bd. of CA (No. 98-2043)
Commerce Clause, Interest Offset Rule, Due Process Clause

Jones, Dewey J. v. United States (No. 99-5739)
Commerce Clause, 18 U.S.C. § 844(i), arson

Natsios, MA Sec. of Finance v. Natl. Foreign Trade Council (No. 99-474)
Foreign Commerce Clause, Massachusetts Burma Law, Supremacy Clause, foreign policy, human rights

Reno, Atty. Gen., et al. v. Condon, SC Atty. Gen., et al. (No. 98-1464)
Commerce Clause, Driver's Privacy Protection Act of 1994 (18 U.S.C. §§ 2721-2725)

United States v. Morrison, Antonio J., et al. (No. 99-5)
Commerce Clause, Violence Against Women Act (42 U.S.C. § 13981), rape


Crime

Apprendi, Charles C. v. New Jersey (No. 99-478)
Hate crime, burden of proof, sentence enhancement

Beck, Robert A. v. Prupis, Ronald M., et al. (No. 98-1480)
RICO, whistleblower

Bond, Steven D. v. United States (No. 98-9349)
Fourth Amendment, search and seizure, luggage, overhead compartment

Bryan, Anthony B. v. Moore, Sec., Fl DOC (No. 99-6723)
Eighth Amendment, death penalty, cruel and unusual punishment, electric chair

Brzonkala, Christy v. Morrison, Antonio J., et al. (No. 99-29)
Violence Against Women Act (42 U.S.C. § 13981), Commerce Commerce, rape

Carmell, Scott L. v. Texas (No. 98-7540)
Ex Post Facto

Carter, Floyd J. v. United States (No. 99-5716)
Lesser offense, jury, bank robbery, bank larceny

Castillo, Jaime, et al. v. United States (No. 99-658)
Sentence enhancement, machine gun, 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1), Branch Davidian, Waco

Dickerson, Charles T. v. United States (No. 99-5525)
Fifth Amendment, self-incrimination, Miranda warning

Duckworth, Supt., Pendleton v. French, Richard A., et al. (No. 99-224)
Prison Litigation Reform Act, state prisons, federal oversight

Edwards, Warden v. Carpenter, Robert W. (No. 98-2060)
Sixth Amendment, ineffective assistance of counsel, federal appeals

Fiore, William v. White, Warden, et al. (No. 98-942)
Habeas corpus

Fischer, Jeffrey A. v. United States (No. 99-116)
Fraud, bribery, federal funds, medicare, 18 USC § 666

FL Dept. of Corrs. v. Dickson, Wellington, et al. (No. 98-829)
Eleventh Amendment, ADA, state and local government, disabilities, immunity

Florida v. J. L. (No. 98-1993)
Fourth Amendment, search and seizure, anonymous tip, concealed weapon

Garner, J. Wayne, et al. v. Jones, Robert L. (No. 99-137)
Ex Post Facto, parole

Illinois v. Wardlow, William aka Sam (No. 98-1036)
Police stop, search

Johnson, Cornell v. United States (No. 99-5153)
Ex Post Facto, supervised release, additional term

Jones, Dewey J. v. United States (No. 99-5739)
Commerce Clause, 18 U.S.C. § 844(i), arson

Martinez, Salvador v. Court of Appeal of CA (No. 98-7809)
Self-representation, criminal appeal

New York v. Hill, Michael (No. 98-1299)
Speedy Trial

Ohler, Maria S. v. United States (No. 98-9828)
Criminal appeals, prior criminal convictions

Portuondo, Supt., Fishkill v. Agard, Ray (No. 98-1170)
Habeas corpus, prosecutorial statements

Ramdass, Bobby L. v. Angelone, Dir., VA DOC (No. 99-7000)
Capital punishment, juries, sentencing, life without parole

Roe, Warden v. Flores-Ortega, Lucio (No. 98-1441)
Sixth Amendment, appeal rights

Rotella, Mark v. Wood, Angela M., et al. (No. 98-896)
Racketeering, statute of limitations

Slack, Antonio T. v. McDaniel, Warden, et al. (No. 98-6322)
Habeas corpus

Smith, Warden v. Robbins, Lee (No. 98-1037)
Appeals, ineffective counsel

United States v. French, Richard A., et al. (No. 99-582)
Prison Litigation Reform Act, state prisons, federal oversight

United States v. Hubbell, Webster L. (No. 99-166)
Fifth Amendment, immunity, self-incrimination

United States v. Johnson, Roy Lee (No. 98-1696)
Supervised release

United States v. Martinez-Salazar, Abel (No. 98-1255)
Jury selection, peremptory challenges

United States v. Morrison, Antonio J., et al. (No. 99-5)
Violence Against Women Act (42 U.S.C. § 13981), Commerce Clause, rape

Weeks, Lonnie v. Angelone, Dir., VA DOC (No. 99-5746)
Death penalty, jury, sentencing instructions

Williams, Terry v. Taylor, Warden (No. 98-8384)
Capital case, habeas corpus, ineffective counsel

Williams, Michael v. Taylor, Warden (No. 99-6615)
Death penalty, Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, federal court access, state convictions


Discrimination

Kimel, J. Daniel, et al. v. FL Board of Regents, et al. (No. 98-791)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), state immunity

Reeves, Roger v. Sanderson Plumbing Products (No. 99-536)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), standard of proof

Rice, Harold F. v. Cayetano, Gov. of Hawaii (No. 98-818)
Racial classifications, voting

United States v. FL Board of Regents, et al. (No. 98-796)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), state immunity

Willowbrook, IL, et al. v. Olech, Grace (No. 98-1288)
Equal Protection, no protected class


Elections

CA Democratic Party, et al. v Jones, CA Sec. of State (No. 99-401)
First Amendment, Freedom of Association, voting, open primaries

Gutierrez, Carl, et al. v. Ada, Joseph, et al. (No. 99-51)
Elections, Guam

Nixon, MO Atty. Gen., et al. v. Shrink MO Govt. PAC, et al. (No. 98-963)
Campaign contribution limits

Price, George, et al. v. Bossier Parish Sch. Bd. (No. 98-406)
Voting Rights Act, redistricting

Reno, Attorney General v. Bossier Parish Sch. Bd. (No. 98-405)
Voting Rights Act, redistricting

Rice, Harold F. v. Cayetano, Gov. of Hawaii (No. 98-818)
Racial classifications, voting


Environment

Friends of the Earth, et al. v. Laidlaw Envtl. Services (No. 98-822)
Clean Water Act

Public Lands Council, et al. v. Babbitt, Sec. of Interior (No. 98-1991)
Interior Department, range land reform, grazing


Executive Agencies

FDA et al. v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco (No. 98-1152)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, tobacco


First Amendment

Bd. of Regents, Univ. of WI v. Southworth, Scott, et al. (No. 98-1189)
First Amendment, political speech

Boy Scouts of America, et al. v. Dale, James (No. 99-699)
First Amendment, Freedom of Association, Boy Scouts, public accommodation, sexual orientation

CA Democratic Party, et al. v Jones, CA Sec. of State (No. 99-401)
First Amendment, Freedom of Association, voting, open primaries

Erie, PA, et al. v. Pap's A.M. (No. 98-1161)
First Amendment, nude dancing ordinance, Supremacy Clause

Hill, Leila J., et al. v. Colorado, et al. (No. 98-1856)
First Amendment, abortion, clinic buffer zones

Los Angeles Police Dept. v. United Reporting Pub. Corp. (No. 98-678)
First Amendment, government records, commercial speech

Mitchell, Guy, et al. v. Helms, Mary L., et al. (No. 98-1648)
First Amendment, Establishment Clause, private schools

Santa Fe Indep. Sch. Dist. v. Doe, Jane, etc., et al. (No. 99-62)
First Amendment, Establishment Clause, school prayer

United States, et al. v. Playboy Entertainment Group (No. 98-1682)
First Amendment, cable, sexually explicit material


Government Benefits

Sims, Juatassa v. Apfel, Comm'r, Social Sec. (No. 98-9537)
Social Security, administrative appeal, waiver


Health Care

Pegram, Lori, et al. v. Herdrich, Cynthia (No. 98-1949)
ERISA, HMOs, medical malpractice

Shalala, Sec. of H&HS, et al. v. IL Council, Long Term Care (No. 98-1109)
Nursing homes, Medicare/Medicaid regulations

Stenberg, NE Atty. Gen. v. Carhart, Leroy (No. 99-830)
Abortion, undue burden, dilation and extraction, partial birth abortion


Labor and Employment

Christensen, Edward, et al. v. Harris Cty, TX, et al. (No. 98-1167)
Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. § 207(o), public agency, flex time, overtime

Kimel, J. Daniel, et al. v. FL Board of Regents, et al. (No. 98-791)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), state immunity

United States v. FL Board of Regents, et al. (No. 98-796)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), state immunity


Supremacy Clause

Geier, Alexis, et al. v. Am. Honda Motor Co., et al. (No. 98-1811)
Supremacy Clause, airbags, national traffic and motor vehicle safety laws

Intl. Assn. Indep. Tanker v. Locke, Governor of WA, et al. (No. 98-1706)
Supremacy Clause, state oil tanker regulations

Natsios, MA Sec. of Finance v. Natl. Foreign Trade Council (No. 99-474)
Foreign Commerce Clause, Massachusetts Burma Law, Supremacy Clause, foreign policy, human rights

Norfolk Southern Rwy. Co. v. Shanklin, Dedra, etc. (No. 99-312)
Supremacy Clause, federal funding, railroad crossings, inadequate warning devices

United States v. Locke, Gov. of WA, et al. (No. 98-1701)
Supremacy Clause, state oil tanker regulations


Taxation

Baral, David H. v. United States (No. 98-1667)
Taxes, estimated taxes, withholding

Drye, Rohn, et al. v. United States (No. 98-1101)
Estate taxes

Hunt-Wesson, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Bd. of CA (No. 98-2043)
Commerce Clause, Interest Offset Rule, Due Process Clause


Miscellaneous

Arizona v. California (No. 8, Original)
Colorado River water rights

Cortez Byrd Chips, Inc. v. Bill Harbert Constr. Co. (No. 98-1960)
Arbitration

Harris Trust & Savings Bank v. Salomon Smith Barney, et al. (No. 99-579)
ERISA, pensions, brokers, fiduciary duty

Marathon Oil Co. v. United States (No. 99-253)
Outer Banks Protection Act, breach of contract, oil exploration

Mobil Oil Exploration, etc. v. United States (No. 99-244)
Outer Banks Protection Act, breach of contract, oil exploration

Nelson, Donald E. v. Adams USA, Inc., et al. (No. 99-502)
Attorney fees

Troxel, Jenifer, et vir v. Granville, Tommie (No. 99-138)
Parental rights, grandparents, visitation

United States, et al. v. Weatherhead, Leslie R. (No. 98-1904)
Freedom of Information Act

VT Agency of Nat. Resources v. U.S. ex rel Stevens (No. 98-1828)
False Claims Act

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Samara Brothers, Inc. (No. 99-150)
Trade-dress protection, clothing knockoffs

Weisgram, Chad, et al. v. Marley Co., et al. (No. 99-161)
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