Category Archives: U.S. SUPREME COURT

Winston’s Elizabeth Papez Updates SCOTUS Business Cases


As Papez explained in that broadcast, “The Supreme Court’s ruling in Kirk could significantly impact the many multi-billion dollar industries that do business with the federal government because the decision will help define the circumstances in which plaintiffs who are not government lawyers, and would otherwise lack standing to sue, can use the federal courts to pursue large financial bounties for proving fraud on the Government.”
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Gene Schaerr at Winston & Strawn Today Reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 8-1 Vote on Protesting at Military Funerals


“We’re also pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court recognized how offensive the protests at issue in this case were to the family and to all those who have served honorably in our Nation’s military,” Schaerr concluded. Continue reading

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SCOTUS “HALFTIME” FREE WEBCAST ON APRIL IP CASES


U.S. Supreme Court Mid-Term Briefing On 3 Intellectual Property Cases That Remain On Docket into April Discussed By Three Supreme Court Heavyweights at FREE Webcast 2/16/11 @9:30 a.m. Moderator is former PA Governor, Dick Thornburgh. REGISTER NOW! Continue reading

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Litigator, U.S. Supreme Court Clerk & Former DOJ Deputy Assistant AG Elizabeth Papez joins Winston & Strawn in DC


“Few lawyers with such experience have clerked for the Roberts Court and that distinction, combined with Elizabeth’s understanding of Washington, D.C. and her success in advising on legal and enforcement issues of recent and high-level importance, are unquestionable assets to our office and to our national litigation services,” added Thomas Mills, managing partner of Winston’s Washington, D.C. office. Continue reading

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Winston & Strawn Files U.S. Supreme Court Brief Urging Court To Allow Prisoners Monetary Damages for Religious Rights Abuses


“Texas’ solution typically has been to simply move prisoners filing religious freedom lawsuits from prison to prison, thus making prisoners’ pending cases moot. Poof! Problem solved,” said Gene Schaerr, firm-wide chair of Appellate and Critical Motions practice at Winston & Strawn LLP. Continue reading

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