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Supreme Court Opinion

 

http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data/constitution/amendment05/13.html

http://docket.medill.northwestern.edu/archives/000982.php

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Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena, 115 S. Ct. 2097, 2106-08 (1995).

Footnote 72] Frontiero v. Richardson, 411 U.S. 677 (1973); Califano v. Goldfarb, 430 U.S. 199 (1977)

   ] Davis v. United States, 114 S. Ct. 2350 (1994) [Footnote 364]   385 U.S. 538 (1967).

Roberts, Jane, etc. v. Galen of Virginia, Inc., etc.

 

United States Supreme Court Cases

 

 
 

 

 
   

US Supreme Court 1998-1999 Case List


 

 

Docket number Case Name Oral Argument Opinion Lower Court Issues
96-1570 Nynex Corp. v. Discon Inc. Oct. 5, 1998 9-0 for Nynex (Dec. 14, 1998) 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals (93 F.3d 1055) Antitrust & phone companies

 
96-1793 Cedar Rapids Community School District v. Garret F., a Minor Nov. 4, 1998

 
7-2 for Garret F. (March 3, 1999)

 
8th Circuit Court of Appeals (106 F. 3d 822)

 
Disabilities and schools

 
97-0053 Roberts, Jane, etc. v. Galen of Virginia, Inc., etc. Dec. 1, 1998

 
9-0 for Roberts (Jan. 13, 1999)

 
6th Circuit Court of Appeals (111 F.3d 405)

 
Hospital dumping

 
97-0303 Humana, Inc. v. Forsyth Nov. 30, 1998

 
9-0 for Forsyth (Jan. 20, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (114 F.3d 1467)

 
Health insurance and RICO

 
97-0475 El Al Israel Airlines v. Tseng, Tsui Yuan Nov. 10, 1998

 
8-1 for El Al (Jan. 12, 1999)

 
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals (122 F. 3d 99)

 
International flights & Warsaw Convention

 
97-0826 AT&T Corp. v. Iowa Utilities Board Oct. 13, 1998

 
5-3 for AT&T (Jan. 25, 1999)

 
8th Circuit Court of Appeals (120 F. 3d 753)

 
FCC & phone companies

 
97-0843 Davis, Aurelia v. Monroe County Board of Education Jan. 12, 1999

 
5-4 for Davis (May 24, 1999)

 
11th Circuit Court of Appeals (120 F.3d 1390) Sexual harassment & school liability

 
97-0889 Wright, Ceasar v. Universal Maritime Service Oct. 7, 1998

 
9-0 for Wright (Nov. 16, 1998)

 
4th Circuit Court of Appeals (121 F. 3d 702)

 
Arbitration & disabilities

 
97-0930 Buckley, Secy. of State of Colorado v. American Constitutional Law Foundation, et al. Oct. 14, 1998

 
8-1/ 6-3 for the foundation (Jan. 12, 1999)

 
10th Circuit Court of Appeals (120 F.3d 1092)

 
1st Amendment & election campaigns

 
97-1008 Cleveland, Carolyn v. Policy Management Systems, et al. Feb. 24, 1999

 
9-0 for Cleveland (May 24, 1999)

 
5th Circuit Court of Appeals (120 F.3d 513)

 
Disabilities and social security

 
97-1056 Marquez, Naomi v. Screen Actors Guild and Lakeside Productions, Inc. Oct. 5, 1998

 
9-0 for Screen Actors Guild (Nov. 3, 1998)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (124 F.3d 1034)

 
Labor & collective bargaining

 
97-1121 Chicago v. Morales, Jesus, et. al. Dec. 9, 1998

 
6-3 for Morales (June 10, 1999)

 
Illinois Supreme Court (687 NE 2d 53)

 
Gangs, loitering & constitutional vagueness

 
97-1130 Pfaff, Wayne K. v. Wells Electronics, Inc. Oct. 6, 1998

 
9-0 for Wells Electronics, Inc. (Nov. 10, 1998)

 
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (124 F.3d 1429)

 
Patents

 
97-1139 U.S. v. Rodriguez-Moreno, Jacinto Dec. 7, 1998

 
7-2 for U.S. (March 30, 1999)

 
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (121 F.3d 841)

 
Multi-state crimes & venue

 
97-1147 Minnesota v. Carter, Wayne Thomas Oct. 6, 1998

 
6-3 for Minnesota (Dec. 1, 1998)

 
Minnesota Supreme Court (569 NW 2d 169)

 
Criminal searches & privacy

 
97-1184 National Federation of Federal Employees Local 1309 v. U.S. Dept. of Interior, FLRA v. U.S. Dept. of Interior Nov. 9, 1998

 
5-4 for the union (March 3, 1999)

 
4th Circuit Court of Appeals (132 F.3d 157)

 
Labor & collective bargaining

 
97-1230 West Covina, Ca. v. Perkins, Lawrence & Clara Nov. 3, 1998

 
9-0 for West Covina (Jan. 13, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (113 F.3d 1004)

 
Criminal seizures & constitutional notice

 
97-1235 City of Monterey v. Del Monte Dunes at Monterey Oct. 7, 1998

 
5-4 for Del Monte Dunes (May 24, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (95 F.3d 1422)

 
Land use & constitutional takings

 
97-1252 Reno, Attorney General v. American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, et al. Nov. 4, 1998

 
8-1 for Reno (Feb. 24, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (119 F.3d 1367)

 
Immigration, 1st Amendment & jurisdiction

 
97-1287 Hughes Aircraft Co. v. Jacobson, Stanley I., et al. Nov. 2, 1998

 
9-0 for Hughes (Jan. 25, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (105 F.3d 1288/128 F.3d 1305)

 
Employee pensions

 
97-1337 Minnesota v. Mille Lacs Band/Chippewa Indians Dec. 2, 1998

 
5-4 for Chippewa Indians (March 24, 1999)

 
8th Circuit Court of Appeals (124 F.3d 904)

 
Native American treaty rights

 
97-1396 Lopez, Vicky v. Monterey County, CA Nov. 2, 1998

 
8-1 for Lopez (Jan. 20, 1999)

 
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

 
Minority voting rights

 
97-1418 Bank of America National Trust v. 203 N. LaSalle St. Partners Nov. 2, 1998

 
8-1 for Bank of America (May 3, 1999)

 
7th Circuit Court of Appeals (126 F3d 955)

 
Bankruptcy & unsecured claims

 
97-1472 Haddle, Michael V. v. Garrison, Jeanette G., et al. Nov. 11, 1998

 
9-0 for Haddle (Dec. 14, 1998)

 
11th Circuit Court of Appeals (132 F.3d 46)

 
""At-will"" employees and whistleblowing

 
97-1489 Your Home Visiting Nurse SVC v. Shalala Dec. 2, 1998

 
9-0 for Shalala (Feb. 23, 1999)

 
6th Circuit Court of Appeals (132 F.3d 1135)

 
Medicare reimbursements

 
97-1536 Arizona Department of Revenue v. Blaze Construction Co. Dec. 8, 1998

 
9-0 for Arizona (March 2, 1999)

 
Court of Appeals of Arizona (947 P.2d 836)

 
Native Americans & state tax jurisdiction

 
97-1620 Seif v. Chester Residents Concerned/Quality Living   Dismissed-Aug. 17, 1998 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals Environment
97-1625 California Dental Association v. Federal Trade Commission Jan. 13, 1999

 
5-4 for dental association (May 24, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (128 F.3d 720)

 
Dentist ads & FTC regulation

 
97-1642 Department of the Army v. Blue Fox, Inc. Dec. 1, 1998

 
9-0 for Army (Jan. 20, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (121 F.3d 1357)

 
Government immunity & small businesses

 
97-1704 Ortiz, Esteban, et al. v. Fibreboard Corp., et al. Dec. 8, 1998

 
7-2 for Ortiz (June 23, 1999)

 
5th Circuit Court of Appeals (134 F.3d 668)

 
Asbestos settlements

 
97-1709 Kumho Tire Co., et al. v. Carmichael, Patrick, et al. Dec. 7, 1998

 
9-0 for Kumho Tire (March 23, 1999)

 
11th Circuit Court of Appeals (131 F.3d 1433)

 
Expert testimony & admissibility of evidence

 
97-1732 California Public Employees' Retirement v. Felzen, Paul, et al. Jan. 11, 1999

 
4-4 equally divided (Jan. 20, 1999)

 
7th Circuit Court of Appeals (134 F.3d 1460)

 
Class actions & non-party shareholders

 
97-1754 INS v. Aguirre-Aguirre, Juan Anibal March 3, 1999

 
9-0 for the INS (May 3, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (121 F.3d 521)

 
Asylum & Guatemalan crimes

 
97-1802 Conn, David, et al. v. Gabbert, Paul Feb. 23, 1999

 
9-0 for Conn (April 5, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (131 F.3d 793)

 
Attorneys & searches

 
97-1868 UNUM Life Insurance Company of America v. Ward, John E. Feb. 24, 1999

 
9-0 for Ward (April 20, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (135 F.3d 1276)

 
Employee disability plans

 
97-1909 Murphy Bros. Inc. v. Michetti Pipe Stringing Inc. March 1, 1999

 
6-3 for Murphy Bros. (April 5, 1999)

 
11th Circuit Court of Appeals (125 F.3d 1396)

 
Federal jurisdiction & timeliness

 
97-1943 Sutton, Karen v. United Air Lines, Inc. April 28, 1999

 
7-2 for United Air Lines (June 22, 1999)

 
10th Circuit Court of Appeals (130 F.3d 893)

 
Disabilities & pilot vision

 
97-1985 Neder, Ellis E. v. U.S. Feb. 23, 1999

 
9-0 for Neder/6-3 for U.S. (June 10, 1999)

 
11th Circuit Court of Appeals (136 F.3d 1459)

 
Materiality of false statements, jury instructions

 
97-1992 Murphy, Vaughn L. v. United Parcel Service, Inc. April 27, 1999

 
7-2 for UPS (June 22, 1999)

 
10th Circuit Court of Appeals (unpublished)

 
Disabilities & hypertension

 
97-2000 American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance, et al. v. Delores Sullivan, et al. Jan. 19, 1999

 
8-1 for American Manufacturers (March 3, 1999)

 
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (139 F.3d 158)

 
Workers' compensation & due process

 
97-2044 U.S. v. Haggar Apparel Co. Jan. 11, 1999

 
9-0 for U.S. (April 21, 1999)

 
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (127 F.3d 1460)

 
International trade & customs

 
97-2045 South Central Bell Telephone v. Alabama, et al. Jan. 19, 1999

 
9-0 for Bell (March 23, 1999)

 
Alabama Supreme Court (711 So. 2d 1005)

 
Franchise taxes & interstate commerce

 
97-2048 O'Sullivan, William v. Boerckel, Darren March 30, 1999

 
6-3 for O'Sullivan (June 7, 1999)

 
7th Circuit Court of Appeals (135 F.3d 1194)

 
Federal habeas corpus

 
97-6203 Jones, Nathaniel v. U.S. Oct. 5, 1998

 
5-4 for Jones (March 24, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (116 F.3d 1487)

 
Federal carjacking

 
97-7164 Francois Holloway (a.k.a. Abu Ali) v. United States of America Nov. 9, 1998

 
7-2 for U.S. (March 2, 1999)

 
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals (126 F.3d 82)

 
Federal carjacking

 
97-7213 U.S. vs. Mosley, Sylvester Oct. 14, 1998

 
Dismissed (Dec. 8, 1998)

 
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (126 F.3d 200)

 
Bank larceny & jury instructions

 
97-7541 Mitchell, Amanda v. U.S. Dec. 9, 1998

 
5-4 for Mitchell (April 5, 1999)

 
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (122 F.3d 185)

 
5th Am right to remain silent

 
97-7597 Knowles, Patrick v. Iowa Nov. 3, 1998

 
9-0 for Knowles (Dec. 8, 1998)

 
Iowa Supreme Court (569 NW 2d 601)

 
Criminal searches & traffic stops

 
97-8629 Richardson, Eddie v. United States Feb. 22, 1999

 
6-3 for Richardson (June 1, 1999)

 
7th Circuit Court of Appeals (130 F.3d 765)

 
Drug conspiracy and jury instructions

 
97-9217 Peguero, Manuel D. v. U.S. Jan. 11, 1999

 
9-0 for U.S. (March 2, 1999)

 
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (142 F.3d 430-unpublished opinion)

 
Sentencing & right to appeal

 
97-9361 Jones, Louis v. U.S. Feb. 22, 1999

 
5-4 for U.S. (June 21, 1999)

 
5th Circuit Court of Appeals (132 F.3d 232)

 
Life sentences & jury instructions

 
98-0006 El Paso Natural Gas, et al. v. Neztsosie, Laura, et al. March 2, 1999 9-0 for El Paso Natural Gas (May 3, 1999) 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (136 F.3d 610) Tribal jurisdiction of nuclear incidents
98-0010 Jefferson County v. Acker, William Jr. & Clemon, U.W. March 29, 1999

 
7-2 for Jefferson County (June 21, 1999)

 
11th Circuit Court of Appeals (137 F.3d 1314)

 
County license fees for federal judges

 
98-0018 Joseph Brooker v. Durocher Dock & Dredge -------

 
Dismissed (Oct. 30, 1998)

 
11th Circuit Court of Appeals (133 F.3d 1390)

 
Maritime jurisdiction and workers' compensation

 
98-0083 Wilson, Charles, et al. v. Layne, Dpty. U.S. Marshal; Hanlon v. Berger, Paul March 24, 1999

 
8-1 for Layne/ 9-0 for Hanlon (May 24, 1999)

 
4th Circuit Court of Appeals (141 F.3d 111) & 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (129 F.3d 505)

 
Media & law enforcement, ride-alongs & searches

 
98-0084 NCAA v. Renee M. Smith Jan. 20, 1999

 
9-0 for NCAA (Feb. 23, 1999)

 
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (139 F.3d 180)

 
Gender discrimination & college sports

 
98-0085 Hunt, Governor of North Carolina, et al. v. Martin Cromartie, et al. Jan. 20, 1999

 
9-0 for N. Carolina (May 17, 1999)

 
Eastern District of North Carolina, Eastern Division

 
Congressional redistricting & equal protection

 
98-0097 Saenz, Rita, et al. v. Brenda Roe, et al. Jan. 13, 1999

 
7-2 for Roe (May 17, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (134 F.3d 1400)

 
Welfare benefits & equal protection

 
98-0131 U.S. v. Sun-Diamond Growers of California March 2, 1999

 
9-0 for Sun-Diamond (April 27, 1999)

 
Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (138 F.3d 961)

 
Official corruption & receiving gifts

 
98-0149 College Savings Bank v. Florida Prepaid Postsecondary Education Expense Board April 20, 1999

 
5-4 for Florida Prepaid (June 23, 1999)

 
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (131 F.3d 353)/Federal Circuit Court of Appeals (148 F.3d 1343)

 
11th Amendment, state's rights & prepaid tuition programs

 
98-0184 Wyoming v. Houghton, Sandra Jan. 12, 1999

 
6-3 for Wyoming (April 5, 1999)

 
Wyoming Supreme Court (956 P.2d 363)

 
Car searches & 4th amendment

 
98-0208 Kolstad, Carole v. The American Dental Association March 1, 1999

 
7-2 for Kolstad/ 5-4 for ADA (June 22, 1999)

 
Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (139 F.3d 958)

 
Sex discrimination & punitive damages

 
98-0223 Florida v. White, Tyvessel March 23, 1999

 
7-2 for Florida (May 17, 1999)

 
Florida Supreme Court (710 So.2d 949)

 
Warrantless searches, civil forfeitures, vehicles

 
98-0231 Grupo Mexicano de Desarrollo v. Alliance Bond Fund, et al. March 31, 1999

 
5-4 for Grupo Mexicano (June 17, 1999)

 
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals (143 F.3d 688)

 
Mexican financial fallout, investor protection

 
98-0238 West, Secretary of Veterans Affairs v. Gibson, Michael April 26, 1999

 
5-4 for Gibson (June 14, 1999)

 
7th Circuit Court of Appeals (137 F.3d 992)

 
Sex discrimination & compensatory damages

 
98-0262 McGinnis, Kenneth, et al. v. Hadix, Everett, et al. March 30, 1999

 
9-0 for Hadix (June 21, 1999)

 
6th Circuit Court of Appeals (143 F3d 246)

 
Attorneys fees and prison litigation reform act

 
98-0347 Clinton, President, et al. v. Goldsmith, James March 22, 1999 9-0 for Clinton (May 17, 1999) Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (48 M.J. 84) Military sex, presidential power & double jeopardy

 
98-0369 NASA, et al. v. Federal Labor Relations Authority, et al. March 23, 1999

 
5-4 for the FLRA (June 17, 1999)

 
11th Circuit Court of Appeals (120 F.3d 1208)

 
Union representation during questioning

 
98-0377 Lehman, Commissioner of Patents v. Zurko, Mary, et al. March 24, 1999

 
6-3 for Lehman (June 10, 1999)

 
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (142 F.3d 1447)

 
Patents & standard of agency review

 
98-0387 Greater New Orleans Broadcasting v. U.S., et al. April 27, 1999

 
9-0 for Greater New Orleans Broadcasting (June 14, 1999)

 
5th Circuit Court of Appeals (149 F.3d 334)

 
Casino gambling ads and federal regulation

 
98-0404 Department of Commerce v. U.S. House of Representatives Nov. 30, 1998

 
5-4 for U.S. House (Jan. 25, 1999)

 
U.S. District Court for DC (11 F.Supp.2d 76/ 19 F.Supp.2d 543))

 
Census sampling

 
98-0436 Alden, John v. Maine March 31, 1999

 
5-4 for Maine (June 23, 1999)

 
Maine Superior Judicial Court (715 A.2d 172)

 
11th amendment, sovereign immunity & overtime pay

 
98-0437 Calderon, Arthur v. Coleman, Russell   5-4 for Calderon (Dec. 14, 1998) 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (150 F.3d 1105) Capital case habeas petitions

 
98-0470 Ruhrgas AG v. Marathon Oil Company March 22, 1999

 
9-0 for Ruhrgas (May 17, 1999)

 
5th Circuit Court of Appeals (145 F.3d 211)

 
Jurisdiction

 
98-0507 Snyder, James v. Trepagnier, Sidney, et al. April 21, 1999

 
Dismissed-April 28, 1999

 
5th Circuit Court of Appeals (142 F.3d 791)

 
Excessive police force & qualified immunity

 
98-0536 Olmstead, Tommy v. L.C. & E.W. April 21, 1999

 
6-3 for L.C & E.W. (June 22, 1999)

 
11th Circuit Court of Appeals (138 F.3d 893)

 
Disabilities and community placement

 
98-0591 Albertsons, Inc. v. Kirkingburg, Hallie April 28, 1999

 
9-0 for Albertsons (June 22, 1999)

 
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (143 F.3d 1228)

 
Disabilities & truck driver's vision

 
98-0727 Cunningham, Teresa v. Hamilton County, Ohio April 19, 1999

 
9-0 for Hamilton County, Ohio (June 14, 1999)

 
6th Circuit Court of Appeals (144 F.3d 418)

 
Attorney fees and costs

 
98-0830 Amoco Production Co. v. Southern Ute Indian Tribe April 19, 1999

 
7-1 for Amoco (June 7, 1999)

 
10th Circuit Court of Appeals (151 F.3d 1251)

 
Tribal rights and coal ownership

 
98-1071 Central State University v. American Assn. of University Professors, Central State Univ. Chapter none 8-1 for the university (March 22, 1999) Ohio Supreme Court (699 N.E.2d 463) Collective bargaining & university professors

 
98-1412 Stewart, Dir. Arizona Dept. of Corrections v. LaGrand, Walter none 8-1 for Arizona (March 3, 1999) 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Capital punishment, lethal gas and habeas corpus

 
98-5864 Strickler, Tommy D. v. Greene, Warden March 3, 1999

 
7-2 against Strickler (June 17, 1999)

 
4th Circuit Court of Appeals (149 F.3d 1170)

 
Exculpatory evidence & capital case

 
98-5881 Lilly, Benjamin Lee v. Virginia March 29, 1999

 
9-0 for Lilly (June 10, 1999)

 
Virginia Supreme Court (499 S.E.2d 522)

 
Capital case, admission of accomplice statements

 
           
           

 

 

 

                                          
 

                               
 

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