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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eldred_v._Ashcroft

Eldred v. Ashcroft, 537 U.S. 186 (2003) was a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States upholding the constitutionality of the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act (CTEA). Contents. [hide]. 1 Background; 2 District court; 3 Court of Appeals; 4 Supreme Court; 5 See also; 6 References; 7 Further reading ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashcroft_v._Iqbal

Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. 662 (2009), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that top government officials were not liable for the actions of their subordinates absent evidence that they ordered the allegedly discriminatory activity. At issue was whether current and former federal officials, including ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/556/662

ASHCROFT, FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL, et al. v. IQBAL et al. certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the second circuit. No. 07–1015. Argued December 10, 2008—Decided May 18, 2009. Following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, respondent Iqbal, a Pakistani Muslim, was arrested on criminal ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/556/662/opinion.html

JOHN D. ASHCROFT, FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL, et al., PETITIONERS v. JAVAID IQBAL et al. on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the second circuit. [May 18, 2009]. Justice Kennedy delivered the opinion of the Court. Respondent Javaid Iqbal is a citizen of Pakistan and a Muslim. In the wake of ...

www.oyez.org/cases/2002/01-618

Oct 9, 2002 ... No and no. In a 7-2 opinion delivered by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Court held that Congress acted within its authority and did not transgress constitutional limitations in placing existing and future copyrights in parity in the CTEA. Disagreeing with the argument that a copyright once set is fixed, the ...

ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/arar-v-ashcroft-et-al

Sep 21, 2015 ... Arar v. Ashcroft was a federal lawsuit challenging the rendition to torture of Canadian citizen Maher Arar by U.S. government officials. Mr. Arar was detained at JFK airport in September 2002 while on his way home to Canada from abroad. He was interrogated, detained for two weeks, denied access to a ...

caselaw.findlaw.com/us-supreme-court/556/662.html

United States Supreme Court. ASHCROFT, FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL, ET AL. v. IQBAL ET AL., (2009). No. 07-1015. Argued: December 10, 2008 Decided: May 18, 2009. Following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, respondent Iqbal, a Pakistani Muslim, was arrested on criminal charges and detained by ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/07-1015

Dec 10, 2008 ... After pleading guilty and being deported to Pakistan, Iqbal filed a civil complaint in federal court, based largely on Bivens v. .... According to Barr et. al., if dismissal is not available to the defendants, high-ranking government officials will “face the prospect of discovery proceedings that are highly likely to ...

scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1441&context=btlj

Jan 15, 2003 ... Eldred v. Ashcroft, 537 U.S. 186 (2003). Justice Ginsburg wrote the opinion of the Court, in which Justices Kennedy, O'Connor, Scalia, Souter, Thomas, and Chief Jus- tice Rehnquist joined. .... ROBERT P. MERGES ET AL., INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE NEW TECHNO-. LOGICAL AGE 347 (2d ed.