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This category lists works related to case law in the United States.


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United States Courts of AppealEdit

United States Court of ClaimsEdit

United States District CourtsEdit

ArkansasEdit

Eastern DistrictEdit
  • Morris v. Williams, 59 F. Supp. 508 (E.D. Ark. 1944) (plaintiff schoolteacher alleged that Little Rock school district discriminated against black teachers by paying them less than white teachers; district court denied relief after finding plaintiff did not show discrimination on the basis of race), rev'd, 149 F.2d 703 (8th Cir. 1945).
  • Yancey v. Faubus, 238 F. Supp. 290 (E.D. Ark. 1965) (Amendment 45 to Arkansas Constitution held unconstitutional under U.S. Supreme Court's case law about reapportionment).
  • Talley v. Stephens, 247 F. Supp. 683 (E.D. Ark. 1965) (complaints by Arkansas inmates about corporal punishment, among other policies).
  • Jackson v. Bishop, 268 F. Supp. 804 (E.D. Ark. 1967) (corporal punishment of prison inmates was not always cruel and unusual punishment), vacated, 404 F.2d 571 (8th Cir. 1968).
  • Holt v. Sarver, 300 F. Supp. 825 (E.D. Ark. 1969) (Holt I) (complaints about use of solitary confinement in Arkansas prisons).
  • Holt v. Sarver, 309 F. Supp. 362 (E.D. Ark. 1970) (Holt II) (conditions in Arkansas penitentiary were so deplorable that they were cruel and unusual punishment), aff'd, 442 F.2d 304 (8th Cir. 1971), on remand sub nom. Holt v. Hutto, 363 F. Supp. 194 (E.D. Ark. 1973) (Holt III), rev'd sub nom. Finney v. Arkansas Board of Correction, 505 F.2d 194 (8th Cir. 1974), on remand sub nom. Finney v. Hutto, 410 F. Supp. 251 (E.D. Ark. 1976), aff'd, 548 F.2d 740 (8th Cir. 1977), aff'd, 437 U.S. 678 (1978).
  • Simpson v. Weeks, 530 F. Supp. 196 (E.D. Ark. 1977) (police chief illegally punished subordinate after wrongly concluding that subordinate had given information to opposing counsel in pending lawsuit against police department), aff'd in part and rev'd in part, 570 F.2d 240 (8th Cir. 1978).
  • United States v. Griffin, 462 F. Supp. 928 (E.D. Ark. 1978) (denying plea agreement between government and criminal defendant). Eisele, C.J., explains why he refuses to accept plea agreements in criminal cases.
  • McLean v. Arkansas Board of Education, 529 F. Supp. 1255 (E.D. Ark. 1982) (enjoining enforcement of state law that required schools to teach creation science alongside evolution).
  • Phillips v. Weeks, 586 F. Supp. 241 (E.D. Ark. 1984) (attorney fee award in class action alleging racial discrimination by Little Rock police).
  • Paula Jones v. William Clinton April 1, 1998
    • Judge's Opinion Dismissing April 1, 1998 Judge Susan Webber Wright's ruling dismissing all three counts in Paula Jones' sexual harassment and employment discrimination lawsuit against President Bill Clinton, saying there were no "genuine issues" worthy of a trial
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  • In re African-American Slave Descendents Litigation, 375 F. Supp. 2d 721 (N.D. Ill. 2005) (dismissing lawsuits seeking reparations from numerous corporations for their alleged complicity in slavery), aff'd in part and rev'd in part, 471 F.3d 754 (7th Cir. 2006).

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Lawsuit by Flue-cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, The Council for Burley Tobacco, Inc., Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Inc., Philip Morris Inc., R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and Gallins Vending Company, v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, and Carol Browner, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency challenging EPA's finding on second hand smoke

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Northern DistrictEdit
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VirginiaEdit

Eastern DistrictEdit

United States Tax CourtEdit

United States Bankruptcy CourtEdit

FloridaEdit

  • The Hovind Bankruptcy Decision (1996) Minister Kent Hovind unsuccessfully filed for bankruptcy to avoid paying federal income taxes. Hovind was found to have lied about his possessions and income.
  • The Riddle Bankruptcy Decision (2006) Chief Judge Emeritus A. Jay Cristol issues an order in a somewhat unusual format.

Federal Administrative DecisionsEdit

Federal Trade CommissionEdit

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See: Portal:Arkansas case law

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DelawareEdit

See: Portal:Delaware case law

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MassachusettsEdit

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New JerseyEdit

See: Portal:New Jersey case law

New YorkEdit

PennsylvaniaEdit

See: Portal:Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

VirginiaEdit

State Courts of AppealsEdit

ArkansasEdit

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New JerseyEdit

See: Portal:New Jersey case law

TexasEdit

State Trial CourtsEdit

CaliforniaEdit

DelawareEdit

See: Portal:Delaware case law

IllinoisEdit

New JerseyEdit

See: Portal:New Jersey case law

PennsylvaniaEdit

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