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Recent Decisions


June 10, 2019
         
Quarles v. United States (17-778)
Michigan’s third-degree home-invasion statute substantially corresponds to or is narrower than generic burglary for purposes of qualifying for enhanced sentencing under the Armed Career Criminal Act.

         
Return Mail, Inc. v. Postal Service (17-1594)
The Federal Government is not a “person” capable of petitioning the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to institute patent review proceedings under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act.

         
Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. v. Newton (18-389)
Under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, where federal law addresses the relevant issue, state law is not adopted as surrogate federal law on the Outer Continental Shelf.



June 03, 2019
         
Azar v. Allina Health Services (17-1484)
Because the Department of Health and Human Services neglected its statutory notice-and-comment obligations when it revealed a new policy that dramatically—and retroactively—reduced Medicare payments to hospitals serving low-income patients, its policy must be vacated.

         
Taggart v. Lorenzen (18-489)
A creditor may be held in civil contempt for violating a bankruptcy court’s discharge order if there is no fair ground of doubt as to whether the order barred the creditor’s conduct.

         
Fort Bend County v. Davis (18-525)
The charge-filing precondition to suit set out in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is not a jurisdictional requirement.

         
Mont v. United States (17-8995)
Pretrial detention later credited as time served for a new conviction tolls a supervised-release term under 18 U. S. C. §3624(e), even if the court must make the tolling calculation after learning whether the time will be credited.



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Did You Know...

Salmon P. Chase Greenback


Salmon P. Chase served as Secretary of the Treasury under President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and would later be appointed Chief Justice in 1864. His portrait appears on the first one dollar bill in 1862, popularly known as a “greenback” due to its color. “I had some handsome pictures put on them…” Chase later recalled, “and as I like to be among the people...and as the engravers thought me rather good looking, I told them they might put me on the end of the one-dollar bills.”

 

One Dollar Legal Tender Note issued in 1862
One Dollar Legal Tender Note issued in 1862
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