Tyler Skidmore

United States Supreme Court (2 summaries)

Artis v. District of Columbia

The word "tolled" in 28 U.S.C. §1367(d) means that the state limitations period during pending federal litigation is held in abeyance

Area(s) of Law:
  • Civil Procedure

Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services Of Chicago

The 30-day deadline for extensions to file notices of appeal under Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 4(a)(5)(C) is a court-made rule and is, therefore, a claim-processing rule subject to waiver and forfeiture if the appellee does not raise it.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Appellate Procedure

United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted (5 summaries)

South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., et al.

Whether the Supreme Court should abrogate Quill Corp. v. North Dakota's sales-tax-only, physical-presence requirement.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Tax Law

WesternGeco LLC, v. ION Geophysical Corp.

Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred in holding that lost profits arising from prohibited combinations occurring outside of the United States are categorically unavailable in cases in which patent infringement is proven under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f).

Area(s) of Law:
  • Patents

Benisek v. Lamone

Whether the preliminary relief standard for an actual, concrete injury in a First Amendment retaliation challenge to a partisan gerrymander requires a plaintiff to prove that the gerrymander has dictated and will continue to dictate the outcome of every election held in the district under the gerrymandered map.

Area(s) of Law:
  • First Amendment

Currier v. Virginia

Whether an acquittal under the Double Jeopardy Clause is available to a defendant who consents to severance of charges into successive trials.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Criminal Procedure

Byrd v. U.S.

Whether a driver has a reasonable expectation of privacy in a rental car when he has the renter's permission to drive the car but is not listed as an authorized driver on the rental agreement.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Criminal Procedure