Materials for December 19, 2012 BCBA Federal Court CLE

Keynote (Powerpoint) presentation

National Federation of Independent Business v. Sibelius, 132 S.Ct. 2566 (2102)


Don’t call it a mandate — it’s a tax, Lyle Denniston, SCOTUSblog 6/28/2012

Wikipedia: National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius

Summary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of National Federation of Independent Businesses et al. v. Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al., HealthReformGPS (George Washington University)


United States v. Jones, 132 S.Ct. 945 (2012)


Reviewing the Fourth Amendment cases of OT2011, Orin Kerr, SCOTUSblog, August 10, 2012

Why Jones is still less of a pro-privacy decision than most thought, Tom Goldstein, SCOTUSblog, 1/30/2010

United States v. Jones: GPS Monitoring, Property, and Privacy, Richard Thompson, Congressional Research Service


Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church & School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 132 S.Ct. 694 (2012)


A solid “ministerial exception”,Hosa Lyle Denniston, SCOTUSblog, 1/11/12

Wikipedia: Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

What Comes After Hosanna-Tabor, Matthew Franck, First Things, 1/12/2012

Hosanna-Tabor: U.S. Supreme Court Church-State Decision Protects the Church, Keith Fournier, Catholic Online, 1/14/2012

The Elephant in Hosanna-Tabor, B. Murray, Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy (2012)


Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc., 132 S.Ct. 1289 (2012)


Court’s biotech case sends stern warning to Federal Circuit and software designers, Ronald Mann, SCOTUSblog, 3/21/2012

Mayo v. Prometheus: Natural Process + Known Elements = Normally No Patent, Dennis Croach, Patentlyo, 5/20/2012

Wikipedia: Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc.



Arizona v. United States, 132 S.Ct. 2492 (2012)


Academic highlight: Young on the Roberts Court and preemption,Amanda Frost,  SCOTUSblog, 8/1/2012

Online symposium: A defeat for the Obama Administration, Richard Samp, SCOTUSblog, 6/25/12

Online symposium: A win for the government and for the SG, Andrew Pincus, SCOTUSblog, 6/26/2012


Minneci et al. v. Pollard, 132 S.Ct. 945 (2012)


New curb on Bivens remedy? Lyle Denniston, SCOTUSblog, 5/6/2012



United States v. Alvarez, 132 S.Ct. 2537 (2012)


Wikipedia: United States v. Alvarez


United States v. Windsor

Hollingsworth v. Perry


Commentary on marriage grants: Marriage equality’s Cinderella moment, William Eskridge and Hans Johnson, Scotusblog, 12/9/2012

Commentary on marriage grants: Article III & same-sex marriage, Neal Devins and Tara Grove, SCOTUSblog, 12/8/2012

Commentary on marriage grants: Opportunity for the Court to right some wrongs, William Duncan, SCOTUSblog, 12/7/2012




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