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On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling, 584 U.S. ___ (2018), resolving a circuit split on the issue of whether a debtor’s statement about a single asset constitutes “a statement r (More)
The manner in which small businesses can easily solicit orders and sell merchandise over the internet may soon end. In its place, the Supreme Court may require a more regimented and costly scheme that may force many small businesses to go out of busi (More)
On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court held, 9-0, in the case of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers that the term “whistleblower” under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act does not include ind (More)
Patricia H. Heer wrote: SCOTUS Could Take Up 280E
There may be no greater thorn in the side of a cannabis producer, processor or retailer than section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code.  Section 280E prohibits businesses engaged in trafficking substances prohibited under the Controlled Substances (More)
The Supreme Court of the United States has accepted for review the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., et al, in which the state of South Dakota has challenged the continued viability of its 1992 Quill Corp. v. North Dakota decision that requ (More)
Last month, on December 11, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for certiorari in Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital et al., a high-profile case asking the Justices to decide whether the prohibition in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act o (More)
The Supreme Court issued its first opinion of the October 2017 sitting, Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, No. 16-658, 2017 WL 5160782 (Nov. 8, 2017), early last month. We previously previewed this case when the Supreme Court first gr (More)