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September, 2015

Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins (2015)

Sep. 16, 2015—Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins was argued before the Supreme Court on November 2, 2015. In Spokeo, the Court considered whether Congress may confer Article III standing upon plaintiffs who suffer no concrete injury by vesting them with a private right of action to enforce a statutory requirement. The case may have broad-reaching impacts upon standing doctrine...

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Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar (2015)

Sep. 16, 2015—Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar was argued before the Supreme Court on January 20, 2015. In Williams-Yulee, the Court considered whether a rule of judicial conduct that bans judicial candidates from directly soliciting campaign funds violates the First Amendment. The case has important implications, as currently thirty-nine states elect at least some of their judges and at...

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