Willamette Law Online

(6 summaries)

Jamie Moon

United States Supreme Court

TitleExcerptFilling Date
Chafin v. ChafinConstitutional Law: The return of a child to a foreign country under an International Convention return order does not render an appeal of that order moot.(02-19-2013)

United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted

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Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. TroicePreemption: Whether the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act (SLUSA) precludes a state-law class action alleging fraud and misrepresentation in a Ponzi scheme. (01-18-2013)
FTC v. Watson PharmaceuticalsPatents: Whether reverse-payment agreements between brand-name and generic drug manufacturers are per se lawful or presumptively anticompetative and unlawful.(12-19-2012)
Trevino v. ThalerHabeas Corpus: Whether a state court procedural defect acts to bar a federal habeas court from hearing a substantial claim of ineffective assistance at trial.(10-29-2012)
Chafin v. ChafinStanding: Whether an appeal of a ruling on a petition for Return of Children under the Hague Convention becomes moot when the child at issue returns to his or her own country of habitual residence.(08-13-2012)
Chaidez v. United StatesCriminal Procedure: Whether the rule announced in [italics]Padilla v. Kentucky[/italics]—that an attorney provides ineffective assistance of counsel in violation of the Sixth Amendment by failing to inform a criminal defendant that a guilty plea carries a risk of deportation—applies retroactively to persons whose convictions were already final.(04-30-2012)