June 10, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday in Horne v. Department of Agriculture that the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has jurisdiction to review petitioners' takings claim. The Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 (AMAA) and the California Raisin Marketing Order require ...[read more]
May 13, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Dan's City Used Cars, Inc. v. Pelkey that section 14501(c)(1) of the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (FAAAA) does not preempt state-law claims stemming from the storage and disposal of a towed vehicle. Section 14501(c)(1) reads: "a State ...[read more]
March 21, 2013
by Julia Zebley
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in Horne v. Department of Agriculture on whether a party can raise the Fifth Amendment takings clause as a defense when charged by the government to transfer funds, rather than raising the claim after already complying with the government's ...[read more]

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