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MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016
CERTIORARI -- SUMMARY DISPOSITIONS
14-1440TRIPLE CANOPY, INC. V. UNITED STATES, EX REL. BADR
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit for further consideration in light of Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar, 579 U. S. ___ (2016).
15-5NEVADA V. TORRES, RALPH
The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded to the Supreme Court of Nevada for further consideration in light of Utah v. Strieff, 579 U. S. ___ (2016).
15-404WESTON EDUCATIONAL, INC. V. UNITED STATES, EX REL. MILLER
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit for further consideration in light of Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar, 579 U. S. ___ (2016).
15-729UNITED STATES, EX REL. NELSON V. SANFORD-BROWN, LTD., ET AL.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit for further consideration in light of Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar, 579 U. S. ___ (2016).
15-1014CLICK-TO-CALL TECHNOLOGIES, LP V. ORACLE CORP., ET AL.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for further consideration in light of Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee, 579 U. S. ___ (2016). Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
ORDERS IN PENDING CASES
15M134LOPEZ, ALBERTO R. V. McFADDEN, WARDEN
15M135ROBINSON, KATHERINE B. V. DEA, ET AL.
The motions to direct the Clerk to file petitions for writs of certiorari out of time are denied.
15-8680PAUL, RONALD I. V. DE HOLCZER, PAUL D., ET AL.
15-9006IN RE PAUL B. GOIST
The motions of petitioners for reconsideration of orders denying leave to proceed in forma pauperis are denied.
15-9042ANDERSON, PATRICIA V. HARRISON COUNTY, MS
15-9472SKRETTAS, GEORGE D. V. DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
The motions of petitioners for leave to proceed in forma pauperis are denied. Petitioners are allowed until July 18, 2016, within which to pay the docketing fees required by Rule 38(a) and to submit petitions in compliance with Rule 33.1 of the Rules of this Court.
APPEAL -- JURISDICTION NOTED
15-1262McCRORY, GOV. OF NC, ET AL. V. HARRIS, DAVID, ET AL.
In this case probable jurisdiction is noted.
CERTIORARI GRANTED
14-1538LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORP., ET AL. V. PROMEGA CORP.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted limited to Question 2 presented by the petition.
15-8544BECKLES, TRAVIS V. UNITED STATES
The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and the petition for a writ of certiorari are granted. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion and this petition.
CERTIORARI DENIED
14-1206ODHIAMBO, PETER V. KENYA, ET AL.
15-363AT&T, INC., ET AL. V. UNITED STATES, EX REL. HEATH
15-610MIDLAND FUNDING, ET AL. V. MADDEN, SALIHA
15-683HOME CARE ASSN. OF AM., ET AL. V. WEIL, DAVID, ET AL.
15-716INTERVAL LICENSING LLC V. LEE, DIR., PATENT AND TRADEMARK
15-802RESOURCE INVESTMENTS, ET AL. V. UNITED STATES
15-889THOMAS, JERMAINE A. V. LYNCH, ATT'Y GEN.
15-945CORDOVA-SOTO, GABRIELA V. UNITED STATES
15-990GUAM, ET AL. V. PAESTE, REA O., ET AL.
15-1024LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA V. NLRB
15-1034SOARING EAGLE CASINO AND RESORT V. NLRB
15-1072HAGGART, DANIEL, ET UX. V. WOODLEY, GORDON A., ET AL.
15-1129UNITED STATES, EX REL. MARSHALL V. WOODWARD, INC.
15-1144FLOWERS, CHARLES V. TROUP COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
15-1145VERSATA DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC. V. SAP AMERICA, INC., ET AL.
15-1151FITCH RATINGS, INC. V. FIRST COMMUNITY BANK, ET AL.
15-1166OLIVE, RICHARD V. UNITED STATES
15-1182SEQUENOM, INC. V. ARIOSA DIAGNOSTICS, INC., ET AL.
15-1185CALIFORNIA, ET AL. V. PAUMA BAND OF LUISENO INDIANS with
15-1291PAUMA BAND OF LUISENO MISSION V. CALIFORNIA, ET AL.
15-1187STEPHENSON, JOHN H. V. GAME SHOW NETWORK, LLC, ET AL.
15-1199PFEIL, RAYMOND M., ET AL. V. STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST CO.
15-1209BARR PHARMACEUTICALS, ET AL. V. SUPERIOR COURT OF CA, ET AL.
15-1229MANTIPLY, MARY B. V. HORNE, PATRICIA N.
15-1285SHUKH, ALEXANDER V. SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, ET AL.
15-1292CARONI, DENNIS M. V. UNITED STATES with
15-8254DiLEO, GERARD M. V. UNITED STATES
15-1303AYISSI-ETOH, MAGLOIRE K. V. FANNIE MAE, ET AL.
15-1304BENT, MICHAEL S. V. FOSTER, TERESA L.
15-1306MITRANO, PETER P. V. ORLANS MORAN, PLLC
15-1308RADBIL, NOAH V. REGIONAL ADJUSTMENT BUREAU
15-1312SNYDER, ROBERT S. V. COLLURA, SERAFINA, ET AL.
15-1314AUTOMOTIVE BODY PARTS ASSN. V. USDC ED MI, ET AL.
15-1324WASHINGTON, ALIX, ET UX. V. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
15-1349OYAMA, MARK L. V. UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, ET AL.
15-1353TAYLOR, LLOYD I. V. UNITED STATES
15-1355RODRIGUEZ, ANGELA V. FOX NEWS NETWORK
15-1360STONER, MARTIN V. YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS, INC.
15-1376ARBUCKLE MOUNTAIN RANCH OF TX V. CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CORP., ET AL.
15-1386SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. V. APPLE INC.
15-1393MT CANNABIS INDUSTRY, ET AL. V. MONTANA
15-1424SANDOVAL, LUIS V. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, CA, ET AL
15-1448PRIME HEALTHCARE SERVICES V. SERVICE EMPLOYEES INT'L, ET AL.
15-6889LANIER, COREY L. V. UNITED STATES
15-7790KILPATRICK, KWAME M. V. UNITED STATES
15-7849ESCALANTI, EUGENE J. V. UNITED STATES
15-7878OSSANA, TIMOTHY G. V. UNITED STATES
15-7935HASKINS, SABASTIAN V. VIRGINIA
15-7978HOLDEN, JARRETT D. V. CLARKE, DIR., VA DOC
15-8204JOHNSON, MATTHEW L. V. TEXAS
15-8227JAMES, DARIN L. V. UNITED STATES
15-8424SANCHEZ-VASQUEZ, PEDRO E. V. UNITED STATES
15-8465MAHON, DENNIS V. UNITED STATES
15-8985RODRIGUEZ, VICTOR M. V. SALUS, JUDGE, ETC., ET AL.
15-8998COMEAUX, MICHAEL W. V. STEPHENS, DIR., TX DCJ
15-8999ELLIOTT, JAMIE V. GRACE, WARDEN, ET AL.
15-9003CARROLL, MICHAEL J. V. MICHIGAN
15-9004KIRBY, ELBERT, ET UX. V. MORRISSEY, LINDA G., ET AL.
15-9005CHRISTMANN, LORI A. V. SCHUTTE, ATT'Y GEN. OF MI
15-9022TRUJILLO, FERNANDO V. MONTGOMERY, WARDEN
15-9023HERNANDEZ, ALEXIZ V. MUNIZ, WARDEN
15-9025FENTON, EDDIE V. ILLINOIS
15-9029PALMER, CONNIE R. V. STEPHENS, DIR., TX DCJ
15-9030NUCCIO, JOSEPH H. V. McDONALD, WARDEN
15-9033BLACK, JAMES V. JOHNSON, ADM'R, NJ, ET AL.
15-9034BROWN, VERNON C. V. MACOMBER, WARDEN
15-9035BASS, RONNIE D. V. TEXAS
15-9036ALBARADO, JUAN M. V. TEXAS
15-9046COSBY, PATRICIA A. V. SAFECO INS. CO. OF AMERICA
15-9048BREWER, MICHAEL V. V. GEORGIA
15-9049COOK, DEMOND F. V. LAMOTTE, WADE T., ET AL.
15-9058CANNON, JEMAINE M. V. DUCKWORTH, INTERIM WARDEN
15-9073TWO BULLS, LOREN C. V. RIES, BRIANA, ET AL.
15-9075ABYLA, DAVID A. V. DALTON, SANDRA K., ET AL.
15-9080HERNANDEZ, MANUEL V. DAVEY, WARDEN
15-9081SMITH, SHELDON V. JENKINS, WARDEN
15-9082JOHNSON HOWARD, EMMA V. V. VANCE COUNTY SHERIFF, ET AL.
15-9087VALLI, RUBEN V. MILLER, WARDEN, ET AL.
15-9091DEL VALLE-SANTANA, RAQUEL V. SERVICIOS LEGALES DE PUERTO RICO
15-9095GOODELL, D. SAMUEL V. BARRETT, WARDEN
15-9098McCOY, JAMES B. V. WATKINS, CRAIG, ET AL.
15-9099JONES, LYDELL A. V. TEXAS
15-9104SAVOLT, MITCHELL E. V. LONG, WARDEN
15-9106BELL, NATHAN V. ILLINOIS
15-9108FRANQUI, LEONARDO V. FLORIDA
15-9110HARS, EVE V. KEELING, JAIME
15-9129TEMPLE, DENNIS V. SINGLETON, JAMES, ET AL.
15-9155SALCIDO, FERNANDO M. V. KNIPP, WARDEN
15-9156MARTIN, SAMUEL L. V. PENNSYLVANIA
15-9175SOTELO-AYALA, MARIO V. UNITED STATES
15-9198BUNTION, CARL W. V. TEXAS
15-9212TEJEDA, MATEO K. V. GEORGIA
15-9216MICKENS, SHAWNDALE V. LARKIN, SUPT., EASTERN NY
15-9218KENNEDY, PATRICK V. VANNOY, WARDEN
15-9223STOUTAMIRE, DWAYNE V. MORGAN, WARDEN
15-9288McKYE, BRIAN W. V. UNITED STATES
15-9295CARON, DAVID P. V. JONES, SEC., FL DOC
15-9300GUTIERREZ, MACARIO V. UNITED STATES
15-9307DONE, ANGEL V. UNITED STATES
15-9310BACKMON, CARLA R. V. BREWER, GLENN M.
15-9311ARAIZA, FRANCISCO J. V. UNITED STATES
15-9324ORTS, REYNA J. V. UNITED STATES
15-9325MARK, JUSTINE, ET AL. V. UNITED STATES
15-9334CARTAGENA-MERCED, NELSON V. UNITED STATES
15-9335CLEM, HOWARD J. V. UNITED STATES
15-9336ELLIS, PRISCILLA A. V. UNITED STATES
15-9337LAGI, HENRY J. V. FLORIDA
15-9349ACEVEDO, JOSE V. MASSACHUSETTS
15-9361FISHER, NORRIS L. V. UNITED STATES
15-9362GARCIA, JOSEPH L. V. UNITED STATES
15-9363HAMMOND, ADAM V. UNITED STATES
15-9366GUEST, JERRY V. UNITED STATES, ET AL.
15-9367FLEMING, RHONDA V. UNITED STATES
15-9375UPSHAW, TERRENCE V. EBBERT, WARDEN
15-9376PEARSON WHITE, ROBERT J. V. UNITED STATES
15-9381SMITH, JESSIE V. JONES, SEC., FL DOC
15-9396MALACHOWSKI, MARCEL V. UNITED STATES with
15-9400MALACHOWSKI, MARCEL V. UNITED STATES
15-9412TARANTINO, CHRISTIAN G. V. UNITED STATES
15-9413WHITNEY, TERRY V. CARTER, SEC. OF DEFENSE
15-9415ROGERS, ANDRE V. UNITED STATES
15-9424COLE, RICKY L. V. UNITED STATES
15-9425CRAWFORD, CHARLES R. V. MISSISSIPPI
15-9430BIAS, TRACY V. UNITED STATES
15-9440GREEN, RODERICK V. UNITED STATES
15-9448RUIZ, OCARIO V. UNITED STATES
15-9449McCALL, DATRIST V. UNITED STATES
15-9454GUTIERREZ-SALINAS, SALVADOR V. UNITED STATES
15-9457JORDAN, JOHN C. V. UNITED STATES
15-9458MARTINEZ, EWIN O. V. SHARTLE, WARDEN
15-9462BERRY, RICHARD S. V. UNITED STATES
15-9468JAMISON, ANDREW V. UNITED STATES
15-9469BROWN, KELVIN V. UNITED STATES
15-9479BURCHETTE, DIANE V. McDONALD, SEC. OF VA
15-9482TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER J. V. UNITED STATES
15-9485KIEFFER, HOWARD O. V. UNITED STATES
15-9490GUEVARA-MIRANDA, GERSON D. V. UNITED STATES
15-9491JARVIS, MAURICE D. V. UNITED STATES
15-9515MARTIN, ABRAHAM N. V. UNITED STATES
15-9516ALFARO, ALFONSO V. UNITED STATES
15-9517BLACK, ADARUS M. V. UNITED STATES
15-9522HOPE, ANTHONY V. FLORIDA
15-9533JOHNSON, DANA V. UNITED STATES
15-9535COPELAND, MALCOM D. V. UNITED STATES
15-9539DELGADO, JESUS M. V. UNITED STATES
15-9541WILSON, WILLIAM I. V. UNITED STATES
15-9542PADRON, NICOLAS A. V. UNITED STATES
15-9543MERILIA, JUNIOR J. V. UNITED STATES
The petitions for writs of certiorari are denied.
14-1140TIBBS, PHILLIP, ET AL. V. BUNNELL, JUDGE, ETC., ET AL.
The motion of American Hospital Association, et al. for leave to file a brief as amici curiae is granted. The motion of The Joint Commission for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The motion of Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.
15-950MICHIGAN V. UYEDA, KIMIKO L.
The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.
15-1026EPPINGER, WARDEN V. McCARLEY, WILLARD
The motion of respondent for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.
15-1076FUENTES, JACQUELINE V. MARESCA, STEPHEN, ET AL.
The motion of New Mexico Department of Public Safety for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.
15-1215SHINNECOCK INDIAN NATION V. NEW YORK, ET AL.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
15-1309PHARMERICA CORP. V. UNITED STATES, EX REL. GADBOIS
The motion of New England Legal Foundation for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.
15-1440COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC V. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.
The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
15-9021JOHNSON, R. WAYNE V. STEPHENS, DIR., TX DCJ
The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is denied, and the petition for a writ of certiorari is dismissed. See Rule 39.8.
15-9382TURNER, JOHN A. V. HOLLAND, WARDEN
The petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment is denied.
15-9463BASCIANO, VINCENT V. UNITED STATES
The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
MANDAMUS DENIED
15-1362IN RE GEORGE PIECZENIK
15-9519IN RE MARCUS L. WILLIAMS
The petitions for writs of mandamus are denied.
15-8997IN RE ELIZABETH J. CAMPBELL
The motion of petitioner for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is denied, and the petition for a writ of mandamus is dismissed. See Rule 39.8.
PROHIBITION DENIED
15-9389IN RE CHRISTOPHER HEIZMAN
The petition for a writ of prohibition is denied.
REHEARINGS DENIED
14-520HAWKINS, VALERIE J., ET AL. V. COMMUNITY BANK OF RAYMORE
15-926IN RE CHRISTIN GRISKIE
15-999KNIGHT, RICKY, ET AL. V. THOMPSON, LESLIE, ET AL.
15-8061CAISON, NORMAN E. V. JONES, SEC., FL DOC
15-8256LESTER, DAVID D. V. MACKIE, WARDEN
15-8270SMITH, ROBERT L. V. STEPHENS, DIR., TX DCJ
15-8438BERNARD, PAUL A. V. WOODS, WARDEN
15-8443LONGORIA, DANIEL F. V. TEXAS
The petitions for rehearing are denied.
ATTORNEY DISCIPLINE D-2863 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF JOHN J. KORESKO, V. John J. Koresko, V., of Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of December 7, 2015; and a rule having been issued requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that John J. Koresko, V. is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2869 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF CHRISTOPHER W. O'BRIEN Christopher W. O'Brien, of Wichita, Kansas, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Christopher W. O'Brien is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2870 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF RONALD JOHN DENICOLA Ronald John Denicola, of Cincinnati, Ohio, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Ronald John Denicola is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2871 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF KRISTI ANN FREDERICKS Kristi Ann Fredericks, of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued and served upon her requiring her to show cause why she should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Kristi Ann Fredericks is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2872 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF RICHARD J. KWASNY Richard J. Kwasny, of Yardley, Pennsylvania, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Richard J. Kwasny is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2873 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF PAUL MICHAEL KAUFMAN Paul Michael Kaufman, of Pepper Pike, Ohio, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Paul Michael Kaufman is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2874 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF DAVID M. COHEN David M. Cohen, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that David M. Cohen is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2875 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF PAUL JAY KONIGSBERG Paul Jay Konigsberg, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Paul Jay Konigsberg is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2876 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF RAYMOND G. LAVALLEE Raymond G. Lavallee, of Hauppauge, New York, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Raymond G. Lavallee is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2877 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF STUART A. SCHLESINGER Stuart A. Schlesinger, of New York, New York, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Stuart A. Schlesinger is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2878 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF JOHN EDWARD FASCIANA John Edward Fasciana, of Bedford Hills, New York, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued and served upon him requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that John Edward Fasciana is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2879 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF ALLAN G. GALLIMORE Allan G. Gallimore, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Allan G. Gallimore is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court. D-2880 IN THE MATTER OF DISBARMENT OF EDWIN L. LONDON Edwin L. London, of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, having been suspended from the practice of law in this Court by order of February 29, 2016; and a rule having been issued requiring him to show cause why he should not be disbarred; and the time to file a response having expired; It is ordered that Edwin L. London is disbarred from the practice of law in this Court.
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