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  • Section 2: Judicial Power and Jurisdiction

    ... it into effect between persons and parties who bring a case before it for decision." The meaning attached to the terms "cases" and "controversies" determines therefore the extent of the judicial ... correction through legislative action is practically impossible, this Court has often overruled its earlier decisions. The Court bows to the lessons of experience and the force of better ...

  • Descamps v. United States, 570 U.S. (2013)

    ... Given the lack of any meaningful textual difference between §2000e-3(a) and §623(a)(1), the proper conclusion is that Title VII ... was "an erroneous interpretation of [Title VII] andcontrolling caselaw" and should be overruled en banc. 688 . F. 3d 211, 213-214 (CA5 2012) (Smith, J., dissenting fromdenial of rehearing en ...

  • Section 8: Powers of Congress

    ... Day that the salary of a state officer is immune to federal income taxation also has been overruled. But the principle underlying that decision-that Congress may not lay a tax which would impair the .... With respect to the meaning of "the general welfare" the pages of The Federalist itself disclose a sharp divergence of views ...

  • Fourteenth Amendment. Section 1: Privileges and immunities of citizenchip, due process and equal protection

    ... Citizens of the United States within the meaning of this Amendment must be natural and not artificial persons; a corporate body is not a citizen of ...In the meantime, however, the Slaughter-House Cases and Munn v. Illinois had to be overruled at least in part. . About twenty years were required to complete this process, in the course of ...

  • Thirteenth Amendment: Slavery And Involuntary Servitude

    ... on property as it did on persons, observed in dicta that the "word servitude is of larger meaning than slavery, . . . and the obvious purpose was to forbid all shades and conditions of African .... Hodges was overruled by the Court in a far-reaching decision in which it concluded that the 1866 congressional ...

  • Rasul v. Bush, 542 U.S. 466 (2004)

    ...Because Braden overruled the statutory predicate to Eisentrager 's holding, Eisentrager does not preclude the exercise of ... unlawful custody," a district court acts "within [its] respective jurisdiction" within the meaning of §2241 as long as "the custodian can be reached by service of process." 410 U. S., at 494-495 . ...

  • Fourth Amendment: Search And Seizure

    ... Whether there was a search and seizure within the meaning of the Amendment, whether a complainant's interests were constitutionally infringed, will often ... something more in the way of necessity than merely a lawful arrest." This decision was overruled in United States v. Rabinowitz , in which officers arrested defendant in his one-room office ...

  • Maryland v. King, 569 U.S. (2013)

    ...United States, 232 U. S. 383, 392 (1914), overruled on other grounds, Mapp v. Ohio, 367 U. S. 643(1961). "The validity of the search of a person ... certificate states but alsowhat other records and data disclose to give that identitymore meaning in the whole context of who the personreally is. And even when release is permitted, the ...

  • Pirelli Armstrong v. Raines, Franklin D., (D.C. Cir. 2008)

    ... to the Fannie Mae statute thus does not render the words "of competent jurisdiction" meaningless.3 9 The Supreme Court's unanimous decision in Breuer v. . ...379, 459 (3d ed. 1933) (same). . The majority contends the Supreme Court overruled this well-settled meaning of "competent jurisdiction" in one vague half-sentence in Breuer v. Jim's ...

  • United States v. Santos, 553 U.S. (2008)

    ...The statute nowhere defines "proceeds." An undefined term is generally given its ordinary meaning. Asgrow Seed Co. v. Winterboer , 513 U. S. 179, 187. However, dictionaries and the Federal ... affirmed, rejecting the Government's contention that Scialabba was wrong and should be overruled. 461 F. 3d 886 (CA7 2006). We granted certiorari. 550 U. S. ___ (2007). . . II . The federal ...

  • Arizona v. Gant, 556 U. S. (2009)

    ... incident to arrest only the space within an arrestee’s “ ‘immediate control,’ ” meaning “the area from within which he might gain possession of a weapon or destructible evidence.” 395 ...Finally, our opinion in Chimel overruled Rabinowitz and what remained of Harris and established the present boundaries of the ...

  • Boumediene v. Bush, 553 U.S. (2008)

    .... . detention" within that section's meaning. Petitioners argue to no avail that §7(b) does not apply to a §2241(e)(1) habeas action, but only ...-Urquidez , supra , at 277 (KENNEDY, J., concurring) (noting that Ross had not been overruled). . . Practical considerations weighed heavily as well in Johnson v. Eisentrager , 339 U. S. ...

  • Whorton v. Bockting, 549 U. S. (2007)

    ...While his appeal was pending in the Ninth Circuit, this Court overruled Roberts in Crawford v. Washington , 541 U. S. 36, holding that "testimonial statements of ..., at 60 ("Although the results of our decisions have generally been faithful to the original meaning of the Confrontation Clause, the same cannot be said of our rationales"). First, we observed that ...

  • Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, 557 U. S. (2009)

    ... from neutral scientific testing is little more than an invitation to return to the since-overruled decision in Ohio v. Roberts, 448 U. S. 56, 66, which held that evidence with particularized ...So far, courts have not read Crawford and Davis to impose this largely meaningless requirement. See, e.g., United States v. Adefehinti, 510 F. 3d 319, 327328 (CADC 2008) ...

  • Reconciling Originalism and Precedent

    [...] precedent should be followed when it is entrenched - when the precedent enjoys strong support that is comparable to that enjoyed by a constitutional amendment. Together these justifications provide a sound basis to follow cases like Brown v. Board of Education and Frontiero v. Richardson, even if one does not believe these cases were decided correctly as an original matter. [...] our...

  • Lockhart v. Fretwell, 506 U.S. 364 (1993)

    ...Although the Court of Appeals had overruled Collins, it affirmed, reasoning that the trial court would have sustained a Collins objection had ... Collins objection during the sentencing proceeding did not constitute prejudice within the meaning of Strickland v. Washington, supra. To show prejudice under Strickland, a defendant must ...

  • Section 1: Legislative Powers

    ... as a judicially-enforceable construct reflects the Court's inability to give any meaningful content to it. On the other hand, periodically, the Court has essayed a strong separation position ... In still another case, the Court held that the Committee had not clearly overruled the claim of privilege and directed an answer. . The privilege against self-incrimination is not ...

  • United States v. Aguiar, (2nd Cir. 2013)

    ... circuit precedent.  Id.  As defendant's case progressed, that precedent was overruled, meaning the search at issue ended up violating the Fourth ..."binding appellate precedent" within the meaning of Davis.  In the context of statutory interpretation, "binding precedent" ...

  • Alden v. Maine, 527 U.S. 706 (1999)

    ...g., Parden v. Terminal R. Co. of Ala. Docks Dept., 377 U. S. 184 , 190-194, have been overruled, see, e. g., College Savings Bank v. Florida Prepaid Postsecondary Ed. Expense Bd., ante, at 680. ... cases in which the State was a plaintiff was dismissed as inconsistent with the ordinary meaning of "between," and with the provision extending jurisdiction to "Controversies between two or more ...

  • Stenberg v. Carhart, 530 U.S. 914 (2000)

    ... that the Attorney General's interpretation would twist the law's words, giving them a meaning they cannot reasonably bear. [Page 918] . Syllabus. The Eighth Circuit is far from alone in ...Casey must be overruled. While I am in an I-told-you-so mood, I must recall my bemusement, in Casey, at the majority ...

  • Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)

    ... Bowers was not correct when it was decided, is not correct today, and is hereby overruled. This case does not involve minors, persons who might be injured or coerced, those who might not ..., as a general rule, should counsel against attempts by the State, or a court, to define the meaning of the relationship or to set its boundaries absent injury to a person or abuse of an institution ...

  • Fifth Amendment: Rights Of Persons

    ... the subsequent directive to make a voice recording is an unreasonable 'seizure' within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment." First, a subpoena to appear was held not to be a seizure, because it ... This decision was overruled, however, in 1987, the Court emphasizing the "plain language" of Art. I, § 8, cl. 14, and not ...

  • Antitrust Bulletin - June 2014

    ... Notably, the Second Circuit overruled a prior decision and held that FTAIA restrictions are substantive and not jurisdictional — meaning ...

  • Ring v. Arizona, 536 U.S. 584 (2002)

    ... it was bound by the Supremacy Clause to apply Walton, a decision this Court had not overruled, the Arizona court rejected Ring's constitu-. [Page 585] . tional attack. It then upheld the trial ...If Arizona prevailed on its opening argument, Apprendi would be reduced to a "meaningless and formalistic" rule of statutory drafting. See ibid. Arizona's argument based on the Walton ...

  • Section 1: Judicial Power, Courts, Judges

    ... Evans v. Gore was disapproved, and Miles v. Graham was in effect overruled in O'Malley v. Woodrough , where the Court upheld section 22 of the Revenue Act of 1932, which ... contribute to a weakening of the judiciary, or an aggrandizement of power either, in any meaningful way, the Court observed. . Judicial Power . Characteristics and Attributes of Judicial Power . ...