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...
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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.
Faretta v. California
Faretta v. California, 422 U.S. 806 (1975), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that criminal defendants have a constitutional right to refuse counsel and represent themsel...
Georgia v. Ashcroft
Georgia v. Ashcroft, 539 U.S. 461 (2003), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court found that a three-judge federal district court panel did not consider all of the requisite relevant ...
Taylor v. State of Mississippi
Taylor v. State of Mississippi, 319 U.S. 583 (1943), was a case involving three Jehovah's Witnesses in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that criminal sanction cannot be imposed for co...
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...
Pereira v. United States
Pereira v. United States, 347 U.S. 1 (1954), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the word "knowingly" in the federal mail fraud statute (18 U.S.C. §1341) should extend ...
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
Passenger Cases
Smith v. Turner; Norris v. Boston, 48 U.S. 283 (1849), were two similar cases, argued together before the United States Supreme Court, in which it was adjudged (five to four) that States did not have ...
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...
United States v. American Library Association
United States v. American Library Association, 539 U.S. 194 (2003), was a decision in which the United States Supreme Court ruled that the United States Congress has the authority to require public sc...
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), ...
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 ...
Howard v. Arkansas
Howard v. Arkansas, 367 Ark. 55, 238 S.W.3d 1 (2006), is a decision in the Arkansas Supreme Court which unanimously upheld a lower court decision that overturned a state policy banning gay adults and ...
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...