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Upcoming term packed with big cases

The U.S. Supreme Court begins its upcoming term with a docket full of cases important to litigators. Starting on Oct. 4, the justices will take on issues ranging from the ability to file suit in matters involving arbitration clauses or federal regulations, to retaliation and privacy issues in employment law, to major criminal law and civil rights questions.

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Court: Suspects must say they want to be silent

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that suspects must explicitly tell police they want to be silent to invoke Miranda protections during criminal interrogations, a decision one dissenting justice said turns defendants’ rights “upside down.”

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Property Takings: Gale v. Bath Central School District

Supreme Court, Steuben County Property Takings Compensable Property Interest — Right of Reverter Gale v. Bath Central School District 88,500 Judge Furfure Background: The plaintiffs moved for summary judgment, seeking a declaration that Save the Lyon Commission is the owner ...

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Zoning: Inzalaco v. Town of Jerusalem Zoning Board

Supreme Court, Yates County Zoning Accessory Structures — Area Variances Inzalaco v. Town of Jerusalem Zoning Board 2009-0487 Judge Bender Background: The decision involves a denial by the respondents to two separate applications made by the petitioner concerning structures on ...

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