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Justices exempt bakery-truck drivers from arbitration requirement

ShareThe justices on Friday ruled in favor of a group of truck drivers who transport goods for Wonder Bread in their arbitration dispute. Bissonnette v. LePage Bakeries Park St. is another of the court’s numerous cases interpreting the Federal Arbitration Act’s command that courts enforce mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements. Bissonnette involves...

Sat Apr 13, 2024 00:02
Court rules for property owner in building fee dispute

ShareCalifornia homeowner George Sheetz won a victory at the Supreme Court on Friday in his challenge to the constitutionality of a fee that he was required to pay the county to receive a permit to build his home. In a unanimous decision authored by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the justices agreed with Sheetz that conditions on building permits should...

Fri Apr 12, 2024 21:05
The morning read for Friday, April 12

ShareAt 10 a.m. EDT, the court expects to issue one or more opinions in argued cases from the current term. Join us for live coverage. Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Friday morning read: Leo rejects Senate subpoena from panel probing gifts to Supreme...

Fri Apr 12, 2024 17:09
Announcement of opinions for Friday, April 12 (complete)

ShareWe were live as the court released opinions in three cases from the current term. In Sheetz v. El Dorado County, a challenge to a traffic impact mitigation fee levied on a California man who wanted to build a home on his property, the court held that the takings clause does not distinguish between legislative and administrative permit conditions....

Fri Apr 12, 2024 17:09
The morning read for Thursday, April 11

ShareEach weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Thursday morning read: Prosecutors Ask Supreme Court to Reject Trump’s Immunity Claim in Election Case (Adam Liptak, The New York Times) Starbucks seeks Supreme Court protection from being ordered to rehire...

Thu Apr 11, 2024 18:04
Rideshare companies ask justices to reexamine California worker-protection law

ShareThe Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. The Supreme Court’s 2022 decision in Viking River Cruises v. Moriana was a victory for employers seeking to enforce mandatory arbitration clauses in the face of a landmark California...

Wed Apr 10, 2024 18:57

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