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...
PragerU - Supreme Court: Here are the facts on Roe V. Wade
Roe v. Wade is a legal travesty and injustice, and it must be overturned. #RoeVWade #MarchforLife
A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc. - Case Summary A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc.: Implications for ...
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Draft: 18 September 2001. A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc., 239 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2001), ...
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.
Brendlin v. California
Brendlin v. California, 551 U.S. 249 (2007), was a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that held that all occupants of a car are "seized" for purposes of the Fourth Amendment during a t...
Niemotko v. Maryland
Niemotko v. Maryland, 340 U.S. 268 (1951), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the city of Havre de Grace, Maryland had violated the free exercise of Niemotko's religi...
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...
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...
Holmes v. Ford
Holmes v. Ford was an American court case in the Oregon Territory that freed a slave family in the territory in 1853. The decision re-affirmed that slavery was illegal in the territory as outlined in ...
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
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...
Perry v. Sindermann
Perry v. Sindermann, 408 U.S. 593 (1972) was a United States Supreme Court decision affecting educational case law involving tenure and due process.
Sindermann was a teacher at several schools in ...
Saia v. People of the State of New York
Saia v. New York, 334 U.S. 558 (1948), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that an ordinance which prohibited the use of sound amplification devices except with permission ...
Saia v. People of the State of New York - Wikipedia
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 ...
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 ...
Tafflin v. Levitt
Tafflin v. Levitt, 493 U.S. 455 (1990), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that state courts have concurrent jurisdiction to decide civil claims brought under the Racketeer...
Morgan v. Hamlet
Morgan v. Hamlet, 113 U.S. 449 (1885), was a bill in equity filed by the appellants, September 3, 1879.
The complainants are the administrator de bonis non of Samuel D. Morgan, deceased, and t...
Webb v. United States
Webb v. United States, 249 U.S. 96 (1919), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that prescriptions of narcotics for maintenance treatment was not within the discretion of phy...
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...