» Intervention in Title IX proceedings and unlawful disclosures under the Privacy Act
30/07/21 18:47 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, the necessary burden that must be met to intervene in litigation on the side of the government, and the showing required to establish trace...

» High-speed pursuit liability and other questions surrounding police activities
23/07/21 16:56 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, the proper standard of liability applied to police high-speed driving incidents, the relevance of training and law enforcement policies in ...

» Abortion restrictions and Ted Cruz’s campaign contributions
16/07/21 17:16 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, another case involving state abortion restrictions, as well as a constitutional challenge to limits placed on the repayment of “personal lo...

» Cases on Boston Marathon bomber, CIA secrets headline October argument calendar
13/07/21 16:30 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Although the Supreme Court only recently finished releasing opinions from its 2020-21 term, it is already looking ahead to the new term that will begin this fall. On Tuesday the court released the schedule for the justices’ October argum...

» Cockfighting in Puerto Rico and trade-dress protections for snack foods
09/07/21 16:20 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, the power of Congress to criminalize cockfighting under the commerce clause and the proper definition of “functionality” as applied to trad...

» Fourth Amendment questions and Sixth Amendment questions
03/07/21 20:25 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, Fourth Amendment questions regarding what constitutes the “curtilage” of an apartment and whether a warrant is required for officers to obs...

» Justices add one religious-rights case to docket but turn down another
02/07/21 11:04 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Just before departing for their summer recess, the justices on Friday added 10 new cases to their docket for next term, including a high-profile dispute involving public funding for private schools that provide religious instruction. The...

» Mopping up final business with 13 new relists
01/07/21 15:57 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This article was updated on July 2 at 2:55 p.m. 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. Every summer, before the...

» Divided court invalidates California donor-disclosure rules
01/07/21 14:39 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down California’s requirement that charities and nonprofits operating in the state provide the state attorney general’s office with the names and addresses of their largest donors. The 6-3 ruling in A...

» Court upholds Arizona voting restrictions, limits cases under Voting Rights Act
01/07/21 12:56 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
On the last day before its summer recess, the Supreme Court issued a major decision on voting rights that will make it more difficult to contest election regulations under the Voting Rights Act. By a vote of 6-3, the justices upheld two ...

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