Back in December, the Supreme Court held oral argument on Stop the Beach Renourishment, Inc. v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Though the case raises several issues, the primary question is:

The Florida Supreme Court invoked “nonexistent rules of state substantive law” to reverse 100 years of uniform holdings that littoral rights are constitutionally

As The Legal Intelligencer is reporting, yesterday the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court affirmed an order by the Orphans’ Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas prohibiting the City from leasing part of Burholme Park to Fox Chase Cancer Center for use in a substantial expansion of Fox Chase.

Under the agreement, 19.4 acres of

At Legal Ethics Blog, Professor Andrew Perlman posts a hypothetical:

I was recently a panelist at the Association of Corporate Counsel’s annual conference, and someone in the audience posed an interesting hypothetical.

Imagine that in-house counsel is conducting an internal investigation and speaks with an employee whose conduct may have been unlawful. 

Let me

Business Week points us to the major cases.

As Litigation & Trial is a legal, rather than a business, blog, I’m going to take their list of cases but replace their description of each with the actual legal issue at stake, along with links to SCOTUSWiki, which hosts all of the relevant briefs for

The American Constitution Society’s blog reports:

The Supreme Court ruled today that Arizona public school officials violated the constitutional rights of a teenage girl when they searched her for prescription-strength ibuprofen.

"The issue here is whether a 13-year-old student’s Fourth Amendment right was violated when she was subjected to a search of her bra