Victims of state sponsored terrorism suing under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act may seek punitive damages for pre-enactment conduct


Opinion:
MONICAH OKOBA OPATI, IN HER OWN RIGHT, AND
AS EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF
CAROLINE SETLA OPATI, DECEASED, ET AL.
v.
REPUBLIC OF SUDAN, ET AL.

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The future of the Second Amendment: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association at the Supreme Court


Brief:
The Future of the Second Amendment: New York State
Rifle & Pistol Association at the Supreme Court
Michael A. Foster, Legislative Attorney

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In order to convict a defendant for federal-program fraud or wire fraud, the government must show their intent was to obtain money or property


Opinion:
BRIDGET ANNE KELLY
v.
UNITED STATES

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Insurers that participated in the Affordable Care Act exchange between 2014-2016 and incurred losses may recover damages from the U.S. under the Tucker Act


Opinion:
MAINE COMMUNITY HEALTH OPTIONS
v.
UNITED STATES

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Government edicts doctrine bars states from copyrighting their annotated code


Opinion:
GEORGIA, ET AL.
v.
PUBLIC.RESOURCE.ORG, INC.

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A lawful permanent resident who commits an offense involving moral turpitude during their initial seven years of residence cannot cancel their removal from the country


Opinion:
ANDRE MARTELLO BARTON
v.
WILLIAM P. BARR,
ATTORNEY GENERAL

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Non-unanimous felony jury verdicts violate the Sixth Amendment


Opinion:
EVANGELISTO RAMOS
v.
LOUISIANA

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Stop of a vehicle whose owner’s license isn’t active doesn’t violate the Fourth Amendment unless the officer has information negating the inference that the owner is driving


Opinion:
KANSAS
v.
CHARLES GLOVER

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Paving the way for value-based health care arrangements: Proposed rules


Brief:
Paving the Way for Value-Based Health
Care Arrangements: Proposed Rules
Jennifer A. Staman, Legislative Attorney

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Freedom of association in the wake of Coronavirus


Brief:
Freedom of Association in
the Wake of Coronavirus
Victoria L. Killion, Legislative Attorney

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