Lauren Visoria

United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted (5 summaries)

M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett

Whether under the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA), courts should presume that silence as to the duration of retiree’s health-care benefits in collective bargaining agreements means the parties to the agreement intended those benefits to vest; or courts should require a statement that clearly states that the health care benefits survive the end of the agreement; or should there be at least some statement in the bargaining agreement that could support a ruling that the health care benefits should continue for life.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Employment Law

Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.

Whether notification within three years is sufficient to invoke the statutory right to rescind on a transaction under the Truth in Lending Act, 15 U.S.C. 1635(a), or whether a lawsuit must be filed within three years instead.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Contract Law

Dart Cherokee Basin, et al. v. Owens, Brandon W.

Whether a party seeking removal from state court to federal court is required to provide evidence of federal jurisdiction in the notice of removal?

Area(s) of Law:
  • Standing

North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission

Whether a state regulatory board may be treated as a private entity because the board is elected by market participants.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Administrative Law

Hall v. Florida

Whether the Florida scheme for identifying mentally retarded defendants in capital cases violates Atkins v. Virginia.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Constitutional Law