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Quimbee Adkins vs. Children's Hospital

Substantive due process case was overturned in due time

May 19, 2017

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Quimbee 44 Liquormart v. Rhode Island

Supreme Court taps into spirit of the law on alcohol price ads

May 12, 2017

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Aaron B. Cooley v. The Board of Wardens of the Port of Philadelphia

SCOTUS docks 19th Century ship owner in Commerce Clause case

April 21, 2017

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Hadley v. Baxendale

English case provides grist for U.S. contract law mill

March 17, 2017

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Quimbee-INS

Facing deportation, one immigrant took his case to SCOTUS – and won

March 10, 2017

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Quimbee: Daubert v. Merrell Dow

Daubert sets standard for court's scientific method

March 02, 2017

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Quimbee-Hamer v. Sidway

A contracts story about a Story and a suit

February 03, 2017

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Burger King

SCOTUS personal jurisdiction ruling packs a Whopper

January 27, 2017

The case of Burger King Corp v. Rudzewicz, 471 U.S. 462 (1985), involved two Detroit men who negotiated with the Michigan office of Burger King Corp. to secure a franchise. Burger King granted the franchise.

Brown v. Board of Education

Loss for segregated schools is a win for civil rights

January 20, 2017

Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 283 (1954), one of the most famous United States Supreme Court cases of the 20th Century, effectively ended legal racial segregation in U.S. public schools.

Asahi Metal Industry Co. v. Superior Court

Three countries, one tire – who has jurisdiction?

January 06, 2017

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Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer

Truman's show goes too far in steel mill takeover

December 15, 2016

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Bush v Gore

Revisiting Bush v. Gore – just in time for Election Day 2016

November 03, 2016

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Roe v. Wade

Quimbee Case of the Week: Roe v. Wade

October 07, 2016

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Erie Railroad v. Tompkins

Quimbee Case of the Week: Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins

September 30, 2016

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Marbury v Madison

Quimbee Case of the Week: Marbury v. Madison

September 23, 2016

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Bill Johnston

When I was a law student and how the ABA Business Law Section helped me

September 22, 2016

The ABA Business Law Section would like to introduce you to our its 2016-2017 Chair, Bill Johnston. He participated in the section's Leader Spotlight to share his experiences when he was once a law student and how the ABA has helped him. Q: Where did you attend law school?

Kelo v. City of New London

Quimbee Case of the Week: Kelo v. City of New London

September 09, 2016

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NFIB v. Sebelius

Quimbee Case of the Week: National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius

September 02, 2016

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Lawrence v. Texas

Quimbee Case of the Week: Lawrence v. Texas

August 26, 2016

The State of Texas passed a law making it a crime for two people of the same-sex to engage in intimate sexual activity. Harris County police officers were dispatched to an apartment complex following a report of a weapons disturbance. When police entered the apartment, however, they found Lawrence (defendant) engaged

Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

Quimbee Case of the Week: Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

August 19, 2016

Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Congress passed a law empowering the president to use all appropriate and necessary force against anyone suspected of engaging of terrorism against the United States. Soon after, the president ordered U.S. military forces into Afghanistan. Yaser Hamdi (defendant) was seized in Afghanistan and held on suspicion

Quimbee: Massachusetts v. EPA

Quimbee Case of the Week: Massachusetts v. EPA

July 14, 2016

In Massachusetts v. EPA, 549 U.S. 497 (2007), a group of private organizations asked the EPA to regulate the emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from motor vehicles, but the EPA refused.

Quimbee: Lochner v. NY

Quimbee Case of the Week: Lochner v. New York

July 08, 2016

The Lochner era is one of the most controversial periods in United States Supreme Court jurisprudence. In the years from the era's namesake ruling of Lochner v. New York, 198 U.S. 45 (1905), until the 1937 "switch in time that saved nine" in West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish, 300 U.S. 379 (1937), the Court

Quimbee Case of the Week: Griswold v. Connecticut

Quimbee Case of the Week: Griswold v. Connecticut

June 30, 2016

Griswold v. Connecticut, 381 U.S. 479 (1965), was a landmark case in terms of both reproductive rights and the right to privacy. A Connecticut law contained an outright prohibition on the use of contraceptives, even by married couples. The law further provided for penalties against anyone who provided information about contraceptives. Griswold,

Quimbee: US v. Windsor

Quimbee Case of the Week: U.S. v. Windsor

May 10, 2016

When Edith Windsor was denied federal marriage benefits after the death of her same-sex spouse, the United States Supreme Court struck down the portion of DOMA excluding same-sex couples from federal marriage benefits.

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