Intervention in Title IX proceedings and unlawful disclosures under the Priva...
Friday, July 30, 2021

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 traceability for Article III standing, under... The post Interven... .. read more..

High-speed pursuit liability and other questions surrounding police activities
Friday, July 23, 2021

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 qualified-immunity cases, and whether the First Amendment pr... .. read more..

Abortion restrictions and Ted Cruz’s campaign contributions
Friday, July 16, 2021

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 loans” made by political candidates to their own election... T... .. read more..

Cases on Boston Marathon bomber, CIA secrets headline October argument calendar
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

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 argument session, which begins on Oct. 4... The post Cases on Bos... .. read more..

Cockfighting in Puerto Rico and trade-dress protections for snack foods
Friday, July 9, 2021

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 trade dress. Puerto Rico is a United States territory,... The po... .. read more..

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