Etiqueta: SCOTUS

Tribunal Supremo de Estados Unidos podría adoptar código de ética judicial independiente

Supremo federal rechaza ver caso de bonistas de Assured y Ambac

La demanda interpuesta por las aseguradoras Assured y Ambac, entre otras, no será considerada por el más alto foro judicial de Estados Unidos (Washington DC) El Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos se negó este lunes a revisar la demanda presentada por las firmas de bonistas Assured Guaranty Corporation y Ambac Assurance Corporation contra el ...

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Empirical SCOTUS: How Chief Justice Roberts articulates his ethos through his Year End Reports

Chief Justice John Roberts released an impassioned Year End Report on December 31, 2019, which generated much commentary. The New York Times, for instance, wrote about Roberts’ calls for an independent federal judiciary. The Wall Street Journal examined his warnings against rumor and false information. These values inherent in the report foreshadow important aspects related to the (presumably) ...

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The chief justice’s 2019 year-end report: The federal judiciary and civic education

[…] Chief Justice John Roberts issued his annual year-end report on the federal judiciary. The 2018 report had focused on the judiciary’s response to allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace, but the 2019 report was more upbeat, lauding the judiciary’s role in civic education. The report began with the story of the Federalist Papers, ...

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Decade in review: Citizens United and campaign spending

One of the first blockbuster Supreme Court decisions of the past 10 years will surely affect the election taking place at the beginning of the new decade. In January 2010, the court ruled 5-4 in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations and unions have a First Amendment right to engage in independent spending ...

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A look back at 2019: A tale of two terms?

Any review of a calendar year at the Supreme Court necessarily includes two different terms: the term that ends in June and the new one that begins in October and will run into the following year. But a look back at 2019, in particular, reveals two very different terms. In the wake of the June ...

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Court fills out spring calendar with new grants

Last Friday the justices added five new cases, for a total of four hours of argument, to their docket for this term. The December 13 conference was the last regularly scheduled conference for 2019, but this morning the justices added five more new cases, again for a total of four hours of argument, to their ...

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Veredictos criminales por unanimidad: ¿Extenderá el Supremo federal dicho requisito para los estados?

A nivel estatal sólo Oregon permite convicciones criminales sin contar con la unanimidad de los jurados Es sabido que a nivel federal, para que el Ministerio Público pueda obtener una convicción en un caso criminal por jurado, dicho veredicto tiene que ser unánime. Ello es así en virtud de lo dispuesto en la Sexta Enmienda ...

Celulares incautados, implicaciones de derecho y tecnología

Celulares incautados, implicaciones de derecho y tecnología

Por Diego H. Alcalá Laboy, LL.M. (DefensoriaLegal.com / LinkedIn / Twitter) Como saben, el Centro de Periodismo Investigativo publicó 889 páginas de un chat de Ricardo Rosselló Nevares y otras diez personas mediante la aplicación de comunicación Telegram1. Luego de su publicación, el Departamento de Justicia comenzó una investigación para determinar si lo descrito en el chat ...

Tribunal Supremo de Estados Unidos podría adoptar código de ética judicial independiente

Supremo federal declara inconstitucional prohibición estatutaria de registro de marcas inmorales o escandalosas ante la Oficina de Marcas y Patentes de EE.UU.

por el Lcdo. Giancarlo Colberg Ferrer (Ferraiuoli LLC) El 24 de junio de 2019, el Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos (en adelante, la “Corte”) declaró inconstitucional una sección del Lanham Trade-Mark Act, § 2, 15 U.S.C.A. § 1052(a) (en adelante, el “Lanham Act”), que prohibía el registro de marcas “inmorales o escandalosas” ante la ...