Retired Justice John Paul Stevens has died
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

John Paul Stevens, who was appointed by President Gerald Ford but became a leader of the Supreme Court’s liberal wing by the time he retired in 2010, died today at a Florida hospital of complications following a stroke that he suffered yesterday. He was 99. In a statement released by the Supreme ... .. read more..

Petitions of the week
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, the effect of Section 929P(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act’s jurisdictional amendments on Sections 10(b) and 17(a) of the Securities Exchange Act in Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions ... .. read more..

Battle over border wall comes to the court
Friday, July 12, 2019

The battle over the Trump administration’s efforts to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border came to the Supreme Court today, as the federal government asked the justices to block a lower-court order that barred the government from using $2.5 billion in Pentagon funds for construction of the w... .. read more..

Trump administration ends effort to include citizenship question on 2020 census
Thursday, July 11, 2019

This afternoon President Donald Trump announced that his administration will end its battle to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census. The news came two weeks after the Supreme Court blocked the government from including the question, with the court’s four liberal justices joinin... .. read more..

Tom Goldstein and Sarah Harrington review past Supreme Court term with Casete...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

On June 28, SCOTUSblog’s Tom Goldstein and Sarah Harrington participated in a webinar discussing the major cases at the Supreme Court this term. The discussion, moderated by Laura Safdie from Casetext, covered Department of Commerce v. New York, holding that a question about citizenship cannot be... .. read more..

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