» Arthrex seeks second Supreme Court intervention in patent clash
27/01/23 12:03 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. Two years ago, the court ruled that medical device maker Arthrex, In...

» A “DIG” on attorney-client privilege: Why the court decided not to decide In re Grand Jury
25/01/23 10:30 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
After the oral argument in In re Grand Jury, the smart money would have predicted either that the court would affirm the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit or dismiss the case as improvidently granted. On Monday, it dismissed. In ...

» Justices request federal government’s views on Texas and Florida social-media laws
23/01/23 17:44 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Biden administration for its views on a pair of controversial social-media laws enacted in Texas and Florida. Passed in response to beliefs that social-media platforms were censoring their users, par...

» In veterans’ benefits case, court says Congress chose a firm rule over a flexible standard
23/01/23 15:24 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
In its first opinion of the 2022-23 term, the Supreme Court unanimously held on Monday that a one-year timeframe for military veterans to apply for retroactive disability benefits is a firm deadline that cannot be extended under a doctri...

» Virginia resident challenges electricity rates set by Tennessee Valley Authority
20/01/23 17:49 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. Since its creation by Congress during the New Deal, the Tennessee Va...

» Justices mull “exhaustion” requirement when noncitizens appeal deportation orders
20/01/23 14:47 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
During Tuesday’s argument in Santos-Zacaria v. Garland, some justices seemed inclined to side with a woman who is facing deportation and wants to pursue her claim for humanitarian relief in a federal appeals court. The case may clarify t...

» Acquitted-conduct sentencing and “offended observer” standing
19/01/23 10:33 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The Relist Watch column examines cert petitions that the Supreme Court has “relisted” for its upcoming conference. A short explanation of relists is available here. Last week’s relist-palooza turned into a grant-palooza as the Supreme Co...

» Deaf student’s lawsuit against school district draws support from justices on both the left and the right
18/01/23 17:53 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed ready to side with a deaf student who is seeking financial compensation from a Michigan school district that failed to provide him with a qualified sign-language interpreter. The student, Miguel Pere...

» Justices probe global consequences of allowing U.S. prosecutions of companies owned by foreign governments
17/01/23 19:26 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The Supreme Court heard oral argument on Tuesday in the case of a Turkish bank that the U.S. government accuses of committing money laundering and fraud as part of a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran. During over 90 minutes of ...

» Justices will weigh U.S. attempt to prosecute Turkish bank accused of dodging sanctions
16/01/23 18:10 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on Tuesday in the federal government’s efforts to prosecute a Turkish bank for money laundering and fraud. The government says that the bank was part of the “largest-known conspiracy to evade the...

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