Major abortion case set for argument on Dec. 1
Monday, September 20, 2021

The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it will hear argument on Dec. 1 in a challenge to a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy. The case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, was already positioned to be... The post Major abortion case set ... .. read more..

Military jurisdiction and two cases on arbitration and wage disputes
Friday, September 17, 2021

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether the Constitution limits court-martial jurisdiction over retired servicemembers, whether a plaintiff must prove prejudice to show that a defendant waived a right to arbitrate, and whether an a... .. read more..

Kentucky’s big bet and Monsanto’s Roundup warnings
Friday, September 10, 2021

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether Kentucky can recover $870 million from an online poker platform to recoup Kentuckians’ losses and whether federal approval of Roundup can protect Monsanto from violations under California law... .. read more..

North Carolina’s voter-ID lawsuit, racial bias in juries and a veteran’s disa...
Friday, September 3, 2021

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether two North Carolina legislators may intervene in a case challenging the state’s voter-ID law, whether a Black man on death row may present new evidence of racial bias... The post North Carolin... .. read more..

Billboard taxes, the mailbox rule and expungement jurisdiction
Friday, August 27, 2021

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, how the First Amendment constrains taxes on billboard owners, whether the “mailbox rule” applies to prisoners represented by counsel, and the scope of district courts’ jurisdiction over expungement m... .. read more..

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