» Now available on Oyez: This week’s oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts
24/01/20 15:45 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Oyez has posted the aligned audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Shular v. United States GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA Espinoza ...

» Petitions of the week
24/01/20 11:00 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, whether the due process and equal protection clauses prohibit states from imposing substantial financial burdens on indigent parties seek...

» A “view” from the courtroom: The daily grind
22/01/20 18:58 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
As the first substantive day of the impeachment trial wore on, and on, from yesterday into the early morning hours of today, one cable-TV pundit suggested that Chief Justice John Roberts might not feel compelled to attend today’s oral ar...

» Argument analysis: Justices divided in Montana school-choice case
22/01/20 15:31 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This morning the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the latest chapter of the battle over the use of public funding for religious schools. Supporters of such funding argue that the government should not be allowed to discriminate again...

» Argument analysis: Justices debate ability of business that did not sign arbitration agreement to compel arbitration
22/01/20 15:06 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
As noted in my preview last week, GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS v Outokumpu Stainless USA is the Supreme Court’s first arbitration case of the 2019 term. For observers familiar with the arbitration docket in recent years, this ca...

» Status Quo Watch
22/01/20 11:40 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
John Elwood briefly reviews Tuesday’s relists. There were no new relists this week. Good thing, too, because some of us have other business to attend to. But we’ll be back next week with whatever offerings the court has for us. New Relis...

» Argument analysis: Another ACCA rabbit hole?
21/01/20 22:53 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This morning, the Supreme Court heard argument in Shular v. United States. Shular asks the court to interpret the Armed Career Criminal Act’s definition of “serious drug offense.” Based on the argument, a majority of justices may be incl...

» Court will not fast-track ACA petitions
21/01/20 12:01 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Today the Supreme Court issued orders from the justices’ private conference last week. The court added three new hours of argument to its calendar on Friday and were not expected to grant any new cases today, and they did not. But this m...

» Justices add three new hours of argument to calendar
17/01/20 18:11 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This afternoon the Supreme Court issued orders from the justices’ private conference earlier today. The justices granted six new cases – three pairs of consolidated cases – for a total of three additional hours of argument. With the anno...

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