Supreme Court Gives Victory to Victims of Iranian Terror

Supreme Court Gives Victory to Victims of Iranian Terror

  On April 20, 2016, the United State Supreme Court ruled that Iran should be liable to terror victims and their families by permitting U.S. assets to be seized. The judgment arose out of the 1983 Beirut bombing case and other acts of terror committed by Iran against Americans. In effect, the Supreme Court upheld an […]

Supreme Court Allows Google Books to Scan Book Contents as ‘Fair Use’

Supreme Court Allows Google Books to Scan Book Contents as ‘Fair Use’

  Google’s large-scale efforts to scan and digitize millions of books and make them searchable, without getting the publishers’ or authors’ permission, can continue based on a court ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from authors who maintain that Google Books is violating their copyrights and let stand a […]

Merrick Garland Nomination Defended by Vice President Joe Biden in Speech

Merrick Garland Nomination Defended by Vice President Joe Biden in Speech

On Thursday, March 24, 2016, Merrick Garland’s nomination by President Barack Obama to the United States Supreme Court was defended by Vice President Joe Biden. In a speech at noon (EDT) at Georgetown Law School, Biden defended the right of President Obama to make such a nomination during the last year of his term. The […]

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