Supreme Court refuses to enforce original plea bargain based on contract principles

The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday overturned [opinion, PDF] a lower court’s decision to enforce an original plea bargain in accordance with contract law principles, finding such application was not supported by federal law. The case arose from a California criminal conviction. Respondent Michael Cuero was charged with a misdemeanor and two felonies, […]

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Supreme Court hears arguments in case questioning Bankruptcy Code interpretation

The US Supreme Court on Monday heard oral arguments [transcript, PDF] in Merit Management Group, LP, v. FTI Consulting, Inc. [docket], a case concerning the scope of protection afforded certain institutions acting as so-called “safe harbors” in claims against bankruptcy trustees. The controversy arose out of a securities transaction between FTI as the estate bankruptcy […]

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Stein v. United States

For updates on PetsMalaysia please visit the site.Supreme Court Term: 2017 Term Docket Number: 17-250 Brief Type: Petition Stage Response Criminal (including Habeas/2255) Court Case Judgment Prediction Tool Please try out the Court Case Prediction&hellip

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