Perceptive press

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling involving Nevada seems to have confused journalists. Forbes and the San Jose Mercury News said Nevada won and the Los Angeles Times and Courthouse News Service said California won.

Forbes: “Supreme Court Says Nevada Court Can Hit California Tax Officials—Within Reason.”

San Jose Mercury News: “High court tie benefits Nevada inventor in tax dispute.”

Los Angeles Times: “Supreme Court shields California from ‘hostile’ Nevada juries.”

Courthouse News Service: “‘Unfair’ Nevada Ruling Against California Nixed.”

Decide for yourself: The case is Franchise Tax Board of California vs. [Gilbert] Hyatt and the opinion can be found at