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.
Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker
Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker, 554 U.S. 471 (2008), was a case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States. The Court ruled in a 5-3 decision that the punitive damages awarded to the victims of t...
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...
Pamela Jones
Pamela Jones, commonly known as PJ, is the creator and was editor of Groklaw, a website that covered legal news of interest to the free and open-source software community. Jones is an Open Source adv...
Kincaid v. Gibson
Kincaid v. Gibson, 236 F. 3d 342 (6th Cir. 2001) was a United States court case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dealing with freedom of expression.Charles Kincaid and C...
Nordyke v. King
Nordyke v. King, 563 F. 3d 439 (9th Cir. 2009), is a case in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in which a ban of firearms on all public property and whether the Second Amendment...
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...
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 ...
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...
Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District
Tammy Kitzmiller, et al. v. Dover Area School District, et al. (400 F. Supp. 2d 707, Docket no. 4cv2688) was the first direct challenge brought in the United States federal courts testing a publi...
Claim of right doctrine
In the tax law of the United States the claim of right doctrine causes a taxpayer to recognize income if they receive the income even though they do not have a fixed right to the income. For the inco...
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...
Follett v. Town of McCormick
Follett v. Town of McCormick, 321 U.S. 573 (1944), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that people who earn their living by selling or distributing religious materials shou...
Maryland v. Buie
Maryland v. Buie 494 U.S. 325 (1990) was a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States handed down in 1990. In the case, the Court held that the Fourth Amendment permits a properly limited prot...