Issue: Whether the proper standard of appellate review after the United States Court of International Trade reviews an agency determination, finding, or conclusion for substantial evidence under 19 U.S.C. § 1516a is a judicially created standard, under which the Federal Circuit undertakes de novo review of the administrative determination (but with an undefined degree of “due respect” to the decision of the Trade Court)—unless the Trade Court remands for further explanation, in which case the Federal Circuit reviews for abuse of discretion.
Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Mar 7 2014
Waiver of right of respondents SKF Aeroengine Bearings UK and SKF USA Inc. to respond filed.
Mar 10 2014
Waiver of right of respondents FAG Italia SpA, et al. to respond filed.
Mar 19 2014
Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 28, 2014, for all respondents.
Mar 26 2014
Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither psrty, received from counsel for respondents, FAG Italia Spa, Schaeffler Group USA, Inc., Schaeffler KG, The Barden Corp.(UK.) Ltd., and the Barden Corporation
3/30Brumfield v. Cain Whether a defendant in a capital case has a right to an independent court hearing on Whether he suffers from mental incapacity and therefore is not eligible for the death penalty.
3/31Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc. Whether the Court should overrule Brulotte v. Thys Co., which held that “a patentee’s use of a royalty agreement that projects beyond the expiration date of the patent is unlawful per se”.
On Monday afternoon Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer testified before the House Appropriations Committee. The purpose of the hearing was to discuss the Court’s budget for the next fiscal year and the federal judiciary, but the legislators also took full advantage of the occasion to touch on other topics as well.
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Sigma Delta Chi
Awarded the Sigma Delta Chi deadline reporting award for online coverage of the Affordable Care Act decision.
National Press Club Award
Awarded the National Press Club's Breaking News Award for coverage of the Affordable Care Act decision.
Silver Gavel Award
Awarded the Silver Gavel Award by the American Bar Association for fostering the American public’s understanding of the law and the legal system.
American Gavel Award
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