Issue: Whether a housing authority, in administering contracts
under the federal Section 8 program for low income
housing, may deny to participating landlords
an annual adjustment in reimbursable rental rates
because the owner did not produce a supporting
“market comparability study”—when those contracts
and federal law require that an adjustment is “automatic”
unless the authority produces a supporting
market study and affirmatively “determine[s]” on
that basis that an adjustment is unwarranted.
Kimble 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”.
Kingsley v. Hendrickson To prevail on an excessive force claim, a pretrial detainee must show only that the force used against him was objectively unreasonable.
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