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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 ...

SCOTUS Map: February and March 2018

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 16 Mar 2018
At NYU, Ginsburg disagreed with the idea that she has consciously altered the way she speaks at oral argument so as to minimize the chances of being interrupted. A 2017 study on interruptions at the Supreme Court posited that the four female justices ...

Justices grant review in two new cases

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 05 Mar 2018
This morning the Supreme Court issued orders from last week's conference, adding two new cases to its merits docket for next term. Although neither case involves the kind of high-profile issue that is likely to make front-page news, both present ...

Argument preview: Old laws, new technology and national borders

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 21 Feb 2018
In 1986, when Congress passed the Stored Communications Act, the World Wide Web did not yet exist; that would not happen until three years later, when British scientist Tim Berners-Lee invented it in Switzerland. Electronic mail did exist, but ...

Court releases April argument calendar

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 23 Feb 2018
The Supreme Court today released its oral argument calendar for April, the final sitting of the court's October Term 2017. The justices will close out their regularly scheduled arguments on April 25 with Trump v. Hawaii, the challenge to the president ...

No new grants, no action on DACA appeal in today's orders

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 20 Feb 2018
This morning the Supreme Court released orders from the justices' private conference last week. The court did not act on the federal government's petition for review of a dispute over whether the Trump administration can terminate the program known as ...

Argument preview: Justices take on First Amendment challenge to ...

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 14 Mar 2018
In 2015, California lawmakers enacted the Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency Act. The law, known as the Reproductive FACT Act, responded to concerns that crisis pregnancy centers – nonprofit organizations, often ...

Republican lawmakers return to court on Pennsylvania redistricting

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 28 Feb 2018
Less than three weeks ago, the Supreme Court declined to get involved in a partisan-gerrymandering challenge to Pennsylvania's federal congressional maps. Today that state's Republican lawmakers returned to the Supreme Court, asking the justices to ...

Event announcements: New book on Justice Scalia

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 20 Feb 2018
With Kate Shaw at Cardozo School of Law in New York, on March 5 at 12 p.m., details here. With Joan Biskupic at the Brennan Center for Justice, also in New York on March 5, at 6:30 p.m., details here. With Sue Bloch and Adam Liptak at Georgetown ...

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