Sarah Swisher

United States Supreme Court (5 summaries)

Americold Realty Trust v. ConAgra Foods, Inc.

For purposes of diversity jurisdiction, a real estate investment trust, an unincorporated entity, has the citizenship of its shareholders.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Civil Procedure

Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez

Refusal of a settlement offer does not efface a claim.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Civil Procedure

OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs

When considering whether the commercial activity exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act applies to a lawsuit, the court focuses on the conduct at the core of the lawsuit.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Sovereign Immunity

King v. Burwell

Federal tax credits are available to taxpayers who buy insurance on a Federal Exchange.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Administrative Law

Ohio v. Clark

Introduction of statements by child's teacher regarding an allegation of child abuse do not violate the Confrontation Clause when the primary purpose is not prosecution.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Constitutional Law

United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted (5 summaries)

Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole

Whether state laws with the purpose of promoting health, but with the effect of reducing the availability of abortion services, place an undue burden on women seeking an abortion and are therefore unconstitutional?

Area(s) of Law:
  • Constitutional Law

Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

Whether union agency shop fees are a violation of the First Amendment?

Area(s) of Law:
  • First Amendment

Shapiro v. Mack

Whether a single district judge may decide not to convene a three-judge panel to dismiss a claim challenging the constitutionality of a congressional redistricting plan.

Area(s) of Law:
  • First Amendment

Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc., et al. v. United States ex rel. Carter

The wartime suspension of limitations act only applies in criminal offenses and not civil suits.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Criminal Law

Rodriguez v. United States

Once a traffic stop is completed, a dog sniff is unreasonable without additional reasonable suspicion.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Criminal Procedure