Willamette Law Online

(5 summaries)

Lauren Visoria

United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted

TitleExcerptFilling Date
M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. TackettEmployment Law: 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.(05-05-2014)
Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. Contract Law: 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.(04-28-2014)
Dart Cherokee Basin, et al. v. Owens, Brandon W. Standing: Whether a party seeking removal from state court to federal court is required to provide evidence of federal jurisdiction in the notice of removal?(04-07-2014)
North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade CommissionAdministrative Law: Whether a state regulatory board may be treated as a private entity because the board is elected by market participants. (03-03-2014)
Hall v. Florida Constitutional Law: Whether the Florida scheme for identifying mentally retarded defendants in capital cases violates Atkins v. Virginia.(10-21-2013)