May 18th - This Week at the United States Supreme Court

Supreme Podcast show

Summary: On this week's show we discuss the following cases: OPINION - @1:11 Bowman v. Monsanto Co. Does patent exhaustion permit a farmer to reproduce patented seeds through planting and harvesting without the patent holder’s permission? OPINION - @36:29 Bullock v. BankChampaign, N.A. What does the term “defalcation” in the Bankruptcy Code mean and does it require a scienter requirement? GRANT OF CERTIORARI - @45:15 Burnside v. Walters Whether the Sixth Circuit erred in holding that the in forma pauperis statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2), prohibits indigent plaintiffs from amending their complaints.