NRDC v. EPA Case Brief

Summary of NRDC v. EPA Citation: 526 F.3d 591 Relevant Facts: The National Resources Defense Council challenged the EPA’s permit exemption for oil and gas construction sites. The NRDC argued that it was a violation of the


Philadelphia Newspapers Inc. v. Hepps Case Brief

Summary of Philadelphia Newspapers Inc. v. Hepps Citation: 475 U.S. 1134 Relevant Facts: The Philadelphia Inquirer accused Hepps of being connected with organized crime and of profiting from said connections in order to carry political sway


Monroe v. Pape Case Brief

Summary of Monroe v. Pape Citation: 365 U.S. 167 Relevant Facts: On October 29, 1958, at 5:45 a.m., thirteen police officers, including Pape, conducted a search of James Monroe’s Chicago apartment. The officers broke down the


Mattei v. Hopper Case Brief

Summary of Mattei v. Hopper Citation: 51 Cal.2d 119 Relevant Facts: Mattei was a real estate developer who sought to buy property owned by Hopper. Mattei intended to create a new shopping center. Mattei and Hopper


Maglica v. Maglica Case Brief

Summary of Maglica v. Maglica Citation: 66 Cal.App.4th 442 Relevant Facts: In 1955, A. Maglica began a machine shop business. Not long after his 1971 divorce, he met C., who took his name and lived with


Kyles v. Whitley Case Brief

Summary of Kyles v. Whitley Citation: 514 U.S. 419 Relevant Facts: An elderly woman had been doing grocery shopping when she was shot in the head. The gunman stole her car keys and drove away. James


Krell v. Henry Case Brief

Summary of Krell v. Henry Citation: 2 K.B. 740 Relevant Facts: [This matter was an English case] Henry paid to use Krell’s London flat (apartment) in order to view King Edward VII’s coronation. Per the contract,


Jaffee v. Redmond Case Brief

Summary of Jaffee v. Redmond Citation: 518 U.S. 1 Relevant Facts: After she shot and killed a suspect while on the job (Mary Lu Redmond was a former police officer), Redmond began receiving counseling from a


HBO v. FCC Case Brief

Summary of HBO v FCC Citation: 567 F.2d 9 Relevant Facts: At the beginning of the 20th century, the FCC had not really imposed regulations for the production of cable (antenna) television. However, as cable became


Groh v. Ramirez Case Brief

Summary of Groh v. Ramirez Citation: 540 U.S. 551 Relevant Facts: Groh was a special agent for the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. He applied for a search warrant in order to locate illegal



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