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  1. Johnson v. United States (1997)

    Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben argued the cause for the United States. With him on the brief were Acting Solicitor General Dellinger, Acting Assistant Attorney General Keeney, and Jonathan E. Nuechterlein.[*]


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 96-203
  2. Adickes v. SH Kress & Co. (1970)

    Petitioner, Sandra Adickes, a white school teacher from New York, brought this suit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against respondent S. H. Kress & Co. ("Kress") to recover damages under 42 U. S. C. § 1983[1] for an alleged violation of her constitutional rights under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The suit arises out of Kress' refusal to serve lunch to Miss Adickes at its restaurant facilities in its Hattiesburg, [...]

    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 79
  3. Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)

    Bruce R. Jacob, Assistant Attorney General of Florida, argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief were Richard W. Ervin, Attorney General, and A. G. Spicola, Jr., Assistant Attorney General.


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 155
  4. Santosky v. Kramer (1982)

    Steven Domenic Scavuzzo argued the cause pro hac vice for respondents. With him on the brief was H. Randall Bixler. Wilfrid E. Marrin and Frederick J. Magovern filed a brief for respondents Balogh et al.[*]


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 80-5889
  5. Brecht v. Abrahamson (1993)

    Rehnquist, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Stevens, Scalia, Kennedy, and Thomas, JJ., joined. Stevens, J., filed a concurring opinion, post, p. 639. White, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Blackmun, J., joined, and in which Souter, J., joined except for the footnote and Part III, post, p. 644. Blackmun, post, p. 650, O'Connor, post, p. 650, and Souter, JJ., post, p. 657, filed dissenting opinions.


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 91-7358
  6. Younger v. Harris (1971)

    Clifford K. Thompson, Jr., Deputy Attorney General of California, argued the cause for appellant on the second reargument. Albert W. Harris, Jr., Assistant Attorney General, argued the cause for appellant on the original argument and on the first reargument. With them on the briefs were Thomas C. Lynch, Attorney General, and Evelle J. Younger, pro se.


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 2
  7. Whren v. United States (1996)

    James A. Feldman argued the cause for the United States. On the brief were Solicitor General Days, Acting Assistant Attorney General Keeney, Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben, and Paul A. Engelmayer.[*]


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 95-5841
  8. Teague v. Lane (1989)

    David E. Bindi, Assistant Attorney General of Illinois, argued the cause for respondents. With him on the brief were Neil F. Hartigan, Attorney General, Robert J. Ruiz, Solicitor General, and Terence M. Madsen and Marcia L. Friedl, Assistant Attorneys General.[*]


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 87-5259
  9. Foman v. Davis (1962)

    Petitioner filed a complaint in the District Court alleging that, in exchange for petitioner's promise to care for and support her mother, petitioner's father had agreed not to make a will, thereby assuring petitioner of an intestate share of the father's estate; it was further alleged that petitioner had fully performed her obligations under the oral agreement, but that contrary thereto the father had devised his property to respondent, his second wife and executrix. Petitioner sought recovery [...]

    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 41
  10. Citizens to Preserve Overton Park, Inc. v. Volpe (1971)

    Solicitor General Griswold argued the cause for respondent Volpe. With him on the brief were Assistant Attorney General Gray, Alan S. Rosenthal, and Daniel Joseph. J. Alan Hanover argued the cause for respondent Speight. With him on the brief were David M. Pack, Attorney General of Tennessee, Lurton C. Goodpasture, Assistant Attorney General, and James B. Jalenak.


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 1066
  11. Mine Workers v. Gibbs (1966)

    Respondent Paul Gibbs was awarded compensatory and punitive damages in this action against petitioner United Mine Workers of America (UMW) for alleged violations of § 303 of the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, 61 Stat. 158, as amended,[1] and of the common law of Tennessee. The case grew out of the rivalry between the United Mine Workers and the Southern Labor Union over representation of workers in the southern Appalachian coal fields. Tennessee Consolidated Coal Company, not a party [...]

    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 243
  12. Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital v. Mercury Constr. Corp. (1983)

    This case, commenced as a petition for an order to compel arbitration under § 4 of the United States Arbitration Act of 1925 (Arbitration Act or Act), 9 U. S. C. § 4, presents the question whether, in light of the policies of the Act and of our decisions in Colorado River Water Conservation District v. United States, 424 U. S. 800 (1976), and Will v. Calvert Fire Insurance Co., 437 U. S. 655 (1978), the District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina properly stayed this diversity [...]

    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 81-1203
  13. Florida v. Royer (1983)

    Deputy Solicitor General Frey argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging reversal. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Lee, Assistant Attorney General Jensen, Joshua I. Schwartz, and Deborah Watson.


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 80-2146
  14. Coolidge v. New Hampshire (1971)

    Archibald Cox, by appointment of the Court, 400 U. S. 814, argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs were Matthias J. Reynolds, John A. Graf, and Robert L. Chiesa.


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 323
  15. Burger King Corp. v. Rudzewicz (1985)

    The State of Florida's long-arm statute extends jurisdiction to "[a]ny person, whether or not a citizen or resident of this state," who, inter alia, "[b]reach[es] a contract in this state by failing to perform acts required by the contract to be performed in this state," so long as the cause of action arises from the alleged contractual breach. Fla. Stat. § 48.193 (1)(g) (Supp. 1984). The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, sitting in diversity, relied on this [...]

    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 83-2097
  16. North Carolina v. Pearce (1969)

    Andrew A. Vanore, Jr., argued the cause for petitioners in No. 413. With him on the brief was Thomas Wade Bruton, Attorney General of North Carolina, joined in and adopted by the Attorneys General for their respective States as follows: MacDonald Gallion of Alabama, David P. Buckson of Delaware, John B. Breckinridge of Kentucky, Jack P. F. Gremillion of Louisiana, James S. Erwin of Maine, Joe T. Patterson of Mississippi, Forrest H. Anderson of Montana, Clarence A. H. Meyer of Nebraska, Arthur [...]

    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 413
  17. Bell v. Wolfish (1979)

    Deputy Solicitor General Frey argued the cause for petitioners. With him on the briefs were Solicitor General McCree, Assistant Attorney General Heymann, Kent L. Jones, and Sidney M. Glazer.


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 77-1829
  18. Giglio v. United States (1972)

    Harry R. Sachse argued the cause for the United States. On the brief were Solicitor General Griswold, Assistant Attorney General Wilson, Jerome M. Feit, and Beatrice Rosenberg.


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 70-29
  19. Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. v. Bruch (1989)

    Christopher J. Wright argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging affirmance. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Fried, Deputy Solicitor General Ayer, George R. Salem, Charles I. Hadden, and Jeffrey A. Hennemuth.[*]


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: 87-1054
  20. Consolidated Edison Co. v. NLRB (1938)

    Mr. Charles Fahy, with whom Solicitor General Jackson, and Messrs. Robert L. Stern, Charles A. Horsky, Robert B. Watts, and Laurence A. Knapp were on the brief, for the National Labor Relations Board.


    Court: Supreme Court of the United States Docket: Nos. 19, 25

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