Issue: Whether the Due Process
Clause is violated by the Florida Supreme
Court’s new rule of preclusion, which permits Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc.
class members to establish petitioners’ liability without
being required to prove essential elements of
their claims or establishing that those elements were
actually decided in their favor in a prior proceeding.
Proceedings and Orders
May 30 2013
Application (12A1155) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 12, 2013 to August 11, 2013, submitted to Justice Thomas.
May 30 2013
Application (12A1155) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until August 11, 2013.
“I’m expecting a decision that is either all or nothing. And, I expect that the Court will rule that there is a constitutional right that protects same-sex couples’ right to marry.” Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at New York University School of Law and author most recently of Marriage Equality […]
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Sigma Delta Chi
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National Press Club Award
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Silver Gavel Award
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American Gavel Award
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