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Give Scotusblog a Seat in Court

New York Times - 30 Jun 2014
At a few minutes past 10 a.m. on Monday, as the Supreme Court began to issue the final rulings of the term, 60,000 people — including journalists at major news outlets around the country — were following the live feed of Scotusblog, a website devoted ...
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Petitions of the week

SCOTUSblog - 18 Dec 2018
This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, when an “offer[] to sell” occurs under the Patent Act, the ...
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Larrabee v. United States

SCOTUSblog - 17 Dec 2018
Issues: (1) Whether the Constitution permits the court-martial of a retired military *service* member; and (2) whether, if so, the Constitution limits the jurisdiction of ...
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Monday round-up

SCOTUSblog - 17 Dec 2018
At Bloomberg, Greg Stohr reports that “[t]he Trump administration is aggressively trying to take advantage of the U.S. Supreme Court's new conservative majority, ...
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Justices release January calendar

SCOTUSblog - 28 Nov 2018
The Supreme Court will ring in 2019 with a nearly full argument calendar. Today the justices released the calendar for the January 2019 sitting, which begins on ...
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Friday round-up

SCOTUSblog - 14 Dec 2018
Amy Howe reports for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court, that the federal government yesterday asked the Supreme Court to allow it to ...
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Wednesday round-up

SCOTUSblog - 28 Nov 2018
Today the justices will hear oral argument in Timbs v. Indiana, in which they will consider whether the Eighth Amendment's excessive fines clause applies to the ...
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This week at the court

SCOTUSblog - 16 Dec 2018
The Supreme Court is between sittings. The justices will meet next for their January 4 conference; John Elwood's Relist Watch compiles the petitions likely ...
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One new grant today

SCOTUSblog - 07 Dec 2018
This afternoon the justices issued an initial set of orders from their private conference today. They added just one new case, involving maritime law, to their ...
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Quiet day for orders

SCOTUSblog - 19 Nov 2018
The Supreme Court issued more orders this morning from the justices' private conference last Friday. The justices had added two new cases to their merits ...
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Argument transcript

SCOTUSblog - 28 Nov 2018
The transcript of oral argument in Timbs v. Indiana is available on the Supreme Court's website. Posted in Merits Cases. Recommended Citation: Andrew Hamm, ...
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Two new CVSGs – on a deadline

SCOTUSblog - 03 Dec 2018
This morning the Supreme Court issued orders from the justices' private conference last week. The justices did not add any new cases to their docket for the term ...
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Argument transcripts

SCOTUSblog - 26 Nov 2018
The transcript of oral argument in Apple Inc. v. Pepper is available on the Supreme Court's website; the transcript in Nieves v. Bartlett is also available. Posted in ...
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Relist Watch

SCOTUSblog - 05 Dec 2018
John Elwood reviews Monday's relists. With just one conference left in 2018, all is quiet on the Supreme Court's shadow docket. Scarcely a creature has been ...
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Thank you for completing our survey

SCOTUSblog - 14 Dec 2018
A week ago we posted a survey soliciting reader feedback (which can be found here). We received many responses, and we're grateful to everyone who took ...
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SCOTUS Map: November 2018

SCOTUSblog - 30 Nov 2018
With its newest member seated on the Supreme Court (and officially included in the latest class picture), the justices continued to project a united front, ...
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Symposium: Three establishment clause paths

SCOTUSblog - 12 Dec 2018
Luke Goodrich is Vice President and Senior Counsel at The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which filed a cert-stage amicus brief in support of the petitioners ...
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Michaels v. Whitaker

SCOTUSblog - 18 Nov 2018
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel to the petitioner in this case. Issues: In determining ...
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Reschedule Watch (UPDATED)

SCOTUSblog - 21 Nov 2018
John Elwood reviews next Monday's likely relists. [Editor's Note: This post was updated on November 27 to confirm our predicted returning relists and address ...
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Court adds two new cases to merits docket

SCOTUSblog - 13 Nov 2018
This morning the justices issued orders from last week's private conference. They added two new cases to their merits docket for the term and denied review in a ...
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In re Department of Commerce

SCOTUSblog - 14 Nov 2018
Issue: Whether, in an action seeking to set aside agency action under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. § 701 et seq., a district court may order ...
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Court releases October argument calendar

SCOTUSblog - 09 Jul 2018
Tonight President Donald Trump is expected to announce his nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose retirement takes effect at the end of the ...
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Today’s orders: No new grants, one CVSG

SCOTUSblog - 09 Oct 2018
There was intense interest in today's oral arguments, scheduled for 10 a.m., because newly confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh would take the bench for the first ...
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Argument analysis: Hating on Chevron

SCOTUSblog - 07 Nov 2018
It wasn't until the very end of her rebuttal time in BNSF Railway Company v. Loos on Tuesday morning that BNSF Railway's counsel, Lisa Blatt, finally mentioned ...
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Thole v. U.S. Bank, N.A.

SCOTUSblog - 13 Jul 2018
Issue: (1) Whether an ERISA plan participant or beneficiary may seek injunctive relief against fiduciary misconduct under 29 U.S.C. § 1132(a)(3) without ...
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Court issues new circuit assignments

SCOTUSblog - 19 Oct 2018
Thirteen days after Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as the Supreme Court's newest associate justice, the court today issued a new set of circuit justice ...
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Argument preview: Please tax me more?

SCOTUSblog - 30 Oct 2018
At first glance, BNSF Railway Co. v. Loos looks like an utterly unremarkable case on the docket for the Supreme Court's November sitting. The petitioner is a ...
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Court releases December calendar

SCOTUSblog - 09 Oct 2018
Today the Supreme Court released the oral argument calendar for its December sitting, which begins on Monday, November 26. The December sitting contains ...
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Reschedule Watch

SCOTUSblog - 07 Nov 2018
John Elwood reviews Monday's relists. If you're reading a blog post that is entirely devoted to cases on the Supreme Court's docket that haven't even been ...
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October Term 2018

SCOTUSblog - 22 Jan 2018
Weyerhaeuser Company v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service*, No. 17-71 [Arg: 10.1.2018 Trans./Aud.; Decided 11.27.2018] Holding: An area is eligible for ...

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