Us Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States (first abbreviated as SCOTUS in 1879) was established pursuant to Article III of the United States Constitution in 1789 as the highest federal court in the United States. It has ultimate (and largely discretionary) appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and over state court cases involving issues of federal law, plus original jurisdiction over a small range of cases. In the legal system of the United States, the Supreme Court is the final interpreter of federal constitutional law, although it may only act within the context of a case in which it has jurisdiction.
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  • US Supreme Court to Decide on a Pivotal Case in June 2016

    … US Supreme Court to Decide on a Pivotal Case in June 2016 Posted on Apr 27, 2016 By Blanca Medellin April 27, 2016 by Blanca Medellin On April 18, 2016, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a pivotal case that would affect the status of undocumented immigrants who have applied for or who may qualify for protective status and remain…

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  • U.S. Supreme Court in Lanning Adopts "Forward Looking Approach"

    … In 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision on an important issue of chapter 13 bankruptcy law in the case of Hamilton, Chapter 13 Trustee v. Lanning. The issue involved was how "a bankruptcy court should calculate a debtor's 'projected disposable income'" which is one of the factors upon which the amount of a chapter 13 debtor's…

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