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
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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.
McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents
McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents, 339 U.S. 637 (1950), was a United States Supreme Court case that reversed a lower court decision upholding the efforts of the state-supported University of Oklahoma...
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...
South Dakota v. Opperman
South Dakota v. Opperman, 428 U.S. 364 (1976), elaborated on the community caretaking doctrine. Under the Fourth Amendment, "unreasonable" searches and seizures are forbidden. In addition to the...
Murder of Jason Gage
Jason Gage (1976 – March 11, 2005) was a 29-year-old gay man who was murdered in his Waterloo, Iowa apartment. The murder was contrasted by the national press to the slaying of Matthew Shepard a...
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...
Stump v. Sparkman
Stump v. Sparkman, 435 U.S. 349 (1978), is the leading United States Supreme Court decision on judicial immunity. It involved an Indiana judge who was sued by a young woman who had been sterilized wit...
Stump v. Sparkman - Wikipedia
American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression v. Strickland
American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression v. Strickland, 560 F.3d 443 (6th Cir. 2009), is a decision of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals involving a constitutional challenge—both facially ...
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...
Sorrells v. United States
Sorrells v. United States, 287 U.S. 435 (1932), is a Supreme Court case in which the justices unanimously recognized the entrapment defense. However, while the majority opinion by Chief Justice Charle...
Foucha v. Louisiana
Foucha v. Louisiana, 504 U.S. 71 (1992), was a U.S. Supreme Court case in which the court addressed the criteria for the continued commitment of an individual who had been found not guilty by reason o...
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...
Kentucky gubernatorial election, 1899
The Kentucky gubernatorial election of 1899 was held on November 7, 1899, to choose the 33rd governor of Kentucky. The incumbent, Republican William O'Connell Bradley, was term-limited and unable to s...
Kentucky gubernatorial election, 1899 - Wikipedia