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1Beneficial National Bank v. Anderson02-306539 U.S. 120032003-04-302003-06-02 Appointments Clause,Article I,ERISA,Employee Retirement Income Security Act,Labor Management Relations Act,Supremacy Clause,Title VII,harmless error,preemption,stare decisis
2Dastar Corp. v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.02-428539 U.S. 2320032003-04-022003-06-02 Arbitration,Fair Labor Standards Act,RICO,antitrust,copyright,patent,trademark
3Entergy Louisiana, Inc. v. Louisiana Public Service Comm.02-299539 U.S. 3920032003-04-282003-06-02 Civil Procedure,Civil Rights Act,Civil Rights Act of 1964,Commerce Clause,Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,Internal Revenue Code,Supremacy Clause,preemption
4Citizens Bank v. Alafabco, Inc.02-1295539 U.S. 5220030000-00-002003-06-02 Arbitration,Commerce Clause
5Hillside Dairy Inc. v. Lyons01-950539 U.S. 5920032003-04-222003-06-09 7 U.S.C. 7254,Article I,Commerce Clause,Dormant Commerce Clause,EPA,Privileges and Immunities Clause,Supremacy Clause,disparate treatment,preemption,privacy,retaliation,separation of powers
6Nguyen v. United States01-10873539 U.S. 6920032003-03-242003-06-09 Appointments Clause,Article I,Sixth Amendment,habeas,harmless error,murder
7Desert Palace, Inc. v. Costa02-679539 U.S. 9020032003-04-212003-06-09 42 U.S.C. 2000e,Arbitration,Civil Rights Act,Civil Rights Act of 1964,First Amendment,Jury Instructions,RICO,Title VII,adverse employment action,adverse employment decision,antitrust,disparate treatment,judicial review,preemption,retaliation,sex discrimination
8Fitzgerald v. Racing Association of Central Iowa02-695539 U.S. 10320032003-04-292003-06-09 Article I,Commerce Clause,Dormant Commerce Clause,Equal Protection Clause,First Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,antitrust,judicial review,sex discrimination
9Dow Chemical Company v. Stephenson02-271539 U.S. 11120032003-02-262003-06-09 Article I,Due Process,EPA,First Amendment,Sixth Amendment,abuse of discretion,habeas,habeas corpus,judicial review,murder,patent,qualified immunity,res judicata,sentencing guidelines,stare decisis
10Virginia v. Hicks02-371539 U.S. 11320032003-04-302003-06-16 Article I,ERISA,First Amendment,Supremacy Clause,Title VII,preemption,protected activities
11Overton v. Bazzetta02-94539 U.S. 12620032003-03-262003-06-16 Due Process,EPA,Eighth Amendment,Equal Protection Clause,First Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,preliminary injunction,privacy,public schools,racial discrimination
12Federal Election Commission v. Beaumont02-403539 U.S. 14620032003-03-252003-06-16 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002,Campaign Finance Reform,EPA,First Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,Internal Revenue Code,Labor Management Relations Act,preliminary injunction,stare decisis
13Sell v. United States02-5664539 U.S. 16620032003-03-032003-06-16 Administrative Procedure,Article I,Bivens action,Due Process,Fifth Amendment,First Amendment,Medicaid,Sixth Amendment,Speech or Debate Clause,habeas,judicial review,murder,patent,privacy,qualified immunity,sentencing guidelines
14United States v. American Library Association02-361539 U.S. 19420032003-03-052003-06-23 ADEA,Anti-Injunction Act,Article I,Bankruptcy,Bankruptcy Code,Bill of Rights,Consumer Protection,ERISA,Eleventh Amendment,First Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,Necessary and Proper,Supremacy Clause,Tenth Amendment,judicial review,patent,preemption,privacy,public schools,res judicata,sovereign immunity
15Gratz v. Bollinger02-516539 U.S. 24420032003-04-012003-06-23 28 U.S.C. 1441,ADEA,Affirmative Action,Anti-Injunction Act,Article I,Civil Procedure,Civil Rights Act,Civil Rights Act of 1964,ERISA,Eleventh Amendment,Equal Protection Clause,FLSA,Fair Labor Standards Act,Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,Fifth Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,Medicaid,Mootness,Supremacy Clause,Title VII,disparate impact,equitable relief,patent,public schools,qualified immunity,racial discrimination,racial preferences,racial segregation
16Grutter v. Bollinger02-241539 U.S. 30620032003-04-012003-06-23 Affirmative Action,Civil Rights Act,Civil Rights Act of 1964,Equal Protection Clause,Fifth Amendment,First Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,Title VII,disparate impact,judicial review,patent,public education,public schools,racial discrimination,racial preferences,racial segregation,sex discrimination,stare decisis
17American Insurance Association v. Garamendi02-722539 U.S. 39620032003-04-232003-06-23 Article I,Civil Procedure,Commerce Clause,First Amendment,National Labor Relations Act,Supremacy Clause,equitable relief,preemption,preliminary injunction,privacy,retaliation,separation of powers
18Green Tree Financial Corp. v. Bazzle02-634539 U.S. 44420032003-04-222003-06-23 7 U.S.C. 7254,Arbitration,Commerce Clause,Dormant Commerce Clause,EPA,Privileges and Immunities Clause,RICO,antitrust,judicial review,preemption
19Georgia v. Ashcroft02-182539 U.S. 46120032003-04-292003-06-26 Civil Procedure,Civil Rights Act,Civil Rights Act of 1964,Commerce Clause,Dormant Commerce Clause,Equal Protection Clause,Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,First Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,Reapportionment,Voting Rights Act of 1965,antitrust,sex discrimination
20Wiggins v. Smith02-311539 U.S. 51020032003-03-242003-06-26 AEDPA,Campaign Finance Reform,Death Penalty,First Amendment,Sixth Amendment,Wiggins claim,capital murder,death penalty,habeas,habeas corpus,ineffective assistance of counsel,murder,stare decisis
21Lawrence and Garner v. Texas02-102539 U.S. 55820032003-03-262003-06-26 Bill of Rights,Bivens action,Commerce Clause,Due Process,Eighth Amendment,Equal Protection Clause,Fifth Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,Interstate Commerce Clause,Natural Resources,Sixth Amendment,Supremacy Clause,Title VII,antitrust,murder,preemption,privacy,probable cause,public schools,sovereign immunity,stare decisis
22Stogner v. California01-1757539 U.S. 60720032003-03-312003-06-26 Constitutional Law,Due Process,Equal Protection Clause,Fifth Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,Fourth Amendment,habeas,murder,racial discrimination,racial preferences,self-incrimination,separation of powers,sex discrimination,stare decisis
23Nike, Inc. v. Kasky02-575539 U.S. 65420032003-04-232003-06-26 Administrative Procedure,Article I,Civil Procedure,ERISA,First Amendment,Fourteenth Amendment,Labor Department,National Labor Relations Act,abuse of discretion,equitable relief,judicial review,privacy
24Prato v. Vallas02-9753539 U.S. 130120030000-00-002003-06-09

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