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Posted by Shelly Twining on Monday, June 29, 2015 - 14:45

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its order in the case Johnson v. United States...

Posted by Shelly Twining on Monday, June 29, 2015 - 14:44

On June 22, 2015, the Supreme Court, in the case Kingsley v. Hendrickson,...

Posted by Shelly Twining on Monday, June 29, 2015 - 14:44

On June 22, 2015, the Supreme Court affirmed the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in the case ...

Posted by Shelly Twining on Friday, June 5, 2015 - 14:52

On June 1, 2015, the Supreme Court, in the case Elonis v. United States, Case No. 13-983, held the Third Circuit’s instruction, requiring only negligence with respect to the communication of a threat, is not sufficient to support a conviction under 18 U.S.C. Section 875(c). The opinion was issued by Chief Justice Roberts, and Justices Scalia, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan joined.  Justice Alito issued an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part and Justice...

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