Case law
In common law legal systems, a precedent or authority is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding su...
A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc. - Case Summary A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc.: Implications for ...
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Lists of landmark court decisions
Landmark court decisions establish new precedents that establish a significant new legal principle or concept, or otherwise substantially change the interpretation of existing law. In Commonwealth cou...
Lists of case law
This list consists of lists of case law.
These lists are pan-jurisdictional.
United States v. Lopez
United States v. Alfonso D. Lopez, Jr., 514 U.S. 549 (1995) was the first United States Supreme Court case since the New Deal to set limits to Congress's power under the Commerce Clause of the Uni...
Apodaca v. Oregon
Apodaca v. Oregon, 406 U.S. 404 (1972), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that state juries may convict a defendant by less than unanimity even though federal law required...
Employment Division v. Smith
Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon vs. Smith, 494 U.S. 872 (1990), is a United States Supreme Court case that determined that the state could deny unemployment benefits t...
Federal Reserve System
The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve, and informally as the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. It was created on December 23, 1913, with the enactment of...
Federal Reserve System - Wikipedia
Prince Edward County, Virginia
Prince Edward County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,368. Its county seat is Farmville.
Prince Edward County, Virginia was formed ...
Prince Edward County, Virginia - Wikipedia
Knight v. Commissioner
Knight v. Commissioner, 552 U.S. 181 (2008), was a United States Supreme Court case that addressed the tax deductibility of investment advisory fees paid by a trust.
When trusts deduct their expen...
Anam v. Bush
Anam v. Bush(Civil Action No. 04-CV-1194)is a writ of habeas corpus filed on behalf of a dozen Guantanamo detainees.The petition was filed before US District Court Judge Henry H. Kennedy on July 14, 2...
Toibb v. Radloff
Toibb v. Radloff, 501 U.S. 157 (1991), was a case in which the United States Supreme Court held that individuals are eligible to file for relief under the reorganization provisions of chapter 11 of th...
Arar v. Ashcroft
Arar v. Ashcroft, 414 F.Supp.2d 250 (E.D. N.Y. 2006), was a lawsuit brought by Maher Arar against the United States and various U.S. officials pursuant to the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA), 28 ...
King v. Smith
King v. Smith, 392 U.S. 309 (1968), was a decision in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) could not be withheld because of the presenc...
Nominate reports
Nominate reports, also known as nominative reports, named reports and private reports, is a legal term from common law jurisdictions referring to the various published collections of reports of Englis...
Binge v. Smith
Binge v. Smith, Dallam 616 (1844), was a case decided by the Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas which held that where one party to a joint contract dies, the survivor may be sued; that the drawer ...
Commonwealth v. Malone
Commonwealth v. Malone, 47 A.2d 445 (1946), was a case decided by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania that affirmed the conviction of a teenager for second degree murder stemming from a game of Russian ...
Michael L. Shakman v. Democratic Organization of Cook County
Michael L. Shakman, et al. vs. Democratic Organization of Cook County, et al., No. 69 C 2145 is a notable Illinois Supreme Court Case regarding Political Patronage in the hiring of public officials an...
Caselex
Caselex is a legal information service, established in 2005 by a public-private alliance and supported by the European Commission, offering legal professionals access to the decisive arguments of nati...
Yahoo! litigation
Yahoo! has been a party to several instances of litigation.
In May 1999, GoTo.com filed a patent application titled "System and method for influencing a position on a search result list generated ...
Precedent
In common law legal systems, a precedent or authority is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding su...
United States v. Sprague
United States v. Sprague, 282 U.S. 716 (1931) was a United States Supreme Court case that dealt with the Fifth Article of the US Constitution. The defendants had been indicted under the National P...