RLC Appellate Division

Appellate Division Legal Briefs

The appellate Division currently files about 20 amicus briefs per year totaling nearly 150 to date.

Below are cases that the Appellate Division has participated in.

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State of Tennessee v. Abbie Leann Welch

Whether Tennessee’s burglary statute can be used to prosecute a serial shoplifter who had signed a “no trespass” agreement. Learn More

  • July 29, 2019

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Domino's v. Guillermo Robles

Whether Title III of the ADA requires a website or mobile phone application that offers goods/services to satisfy discrete accessibility requirements Learn More

  • July 15, 2019

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Home Depot v. OSHA

At issue is whether the California Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board engaged in enforcement overreach of worker safety regulations. Learn More

  • March 4, 2019

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Normand v. Wal-mart.com

At issue is whether a local tax authority can interpret state tax law in a manner inconsistent with prior state tax agency interpretation. Learn More

  • February 25, 2019

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Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media

Whether the statutory term "confidential" in Freedom of Information Act's Exemption 4 bears its ordinary meaning. Learn More

  • February 1, 2019

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Pulse Network, LLC. v. Visa, Incorporated

Whether multiple practices that Visa adopted following the debit routing requirements of the Durbin Amendment were anticompetitive and harmed Pulse. Learn More

  • January 24, 2019

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The People of the State of California v. County of Los Angel

Whether the retailers violated the state’s pricing laws by, among other things, not complying with Section 17501. Learn More

  • December 2, 2018

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Walmart v. Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Whether Texas statutes violate the Dormant Commerce Clause and whether the State's protectionist laws are invalid under the Equal Protection Clause. Learn More

  • November 1, 2018

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Texas Association of Business et al. & State of Texas v. Cit

The Court held that the City of Austin's paid sick leave ordinance is preempted by the Texas Minimum Wage Act.  Learn More

  • September 28, 2018

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Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Zackary

Whether the 21st Amendment empowers states, consistent with the dormant commerce clause, to regulate liquor sales. Learn More

  • September 27, 2018

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