Supreme Court Abortion Case Decision Fireworks Due as Session Ends

Supreme Court Abortion Case Decision Fireworks Due as Session Ends

The end of June is traditionally a time when people in the U.S. pay heightened attention to the Supreme Court. The annual session is scheduled to end Monday and decisions on the last few cases – typically among the most controversial – have yet to be announced. So protestors, politicians and the press eagerly await […]

Supreme Court Kicks Back Contraceptive Case – No Ruling Issued

Supreme Court Kicks Back Contraceptive Case – No Ruling Issued

In its May 16, 2016, decision in Zubik v. Burwell, the United States Supreme Court sent the case involving contraceptive mandates back to the lowers courts without making a ruling. The petitioners in the case brought the suit because they claimed that the application for exemption to the mandatory contraception requirement was an unnecessary burden […]

U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Fashion, Product Design Protection

U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Fashion, Product Design Protection

  One clothing brand starts a popular trend with color block tops or zig-zag stripes; suddenly every store has multiple brands showing similar design features. A company introduces a product that becomes popular and then several other companies or house brand versions are selling something comparable. If a song or book can be copyright protected, can […]

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