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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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Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Christian

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 23 May 2018
Issues: (1) Whether a common-law claim for restoration seeking cleanup remedies that conflict with remedies the Environmental Protection Agency ordered is a jurisdictionally-barred “challenge” to the EPA's cleanup under 42 U.S.C. § 9613 of the ...
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Opinion analysis: Employers prevail in arbitration case (Updated)

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 21 May 2018
[NOTE: This post was updated with additional analysis at 3:30 p.m.]. In 1925, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act, which (among other things) provides that an agreement to arbitrate a dispute “shall be valid, irrevocable, and enforceable.” Ten ...
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Live blog of orders and opinions (Update: Completed)

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 21 May 2018
We live-blogged this morning as the Supreme Court released orders and opinions. The justices granted four cases for next term: Virginia Uranium Inc. v. Warren, Culbertson v. Berryhill, Jam v. International Finance Corp. and Royal v. Murphy. The ...
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OT2017 #25: “The Way The Chief Loves Mootness”

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 21 May 2018
Supreme Court opinions have been coming down in a slow trickle, but it's enough to quench our thirst. This week, we recap five cases the justices have decided, from sports betting to privacy expectations in rental cars, from shackling criminal ...
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Justices grant four new cases

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 21 May 2018
This morning the Supreme Court added four new cases to its docket for next term, on topics ranging from federal pre-emption to the rules governing attorney's fees for Social Security claimants. The justices once again did not act on a petition by the ...
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Monday round-up

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 21 May 2018
If you have or know of a recent (published in the last two or three days) article, post, podcast, or op-ed relating to the Supreme Court that you'd like us to consider for inclusion in the round-up, please send it to roundup [at] scotusblog.com. Thank ...
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This week at the court

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 20 May 2018
On Monday the Supreme Court released orders from the May 17 conference. The justices granted Virginia Uranium Inc. v. Warren, Culbertson v. Berryhill, Jam v. International Finance Corp. and Royal v. Murphy. On Monday the Supreme Court released its ...
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Two new grants, one CVSG today

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 14 May 2018
This morning the justices issued orders from their private conference last week. They added two new cases to their merits docket for the next term, which will begin in early October, and asked the U.S. solicitor general to weigh in on a third case. But ...
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City of Cibolo, Texas v. Green Valley Special Utility District

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 22 May 2018
Issues: (1) Whether “[t]he service” protected by 7 U.S.C. § 1926(b) – which provides that a rural utility association that receives a federal loan for water or wastewater infrastructure enjoys monopoly protection for “[t]he service provided or made ...
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Azar v. Allina Health Services

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 21 May 2018
Issue: Whether 42 U.S.C. § 1395hh(a)(2) requires the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct notice-and-comment rulemaking before providing instructions to a Medicare Administrative Contractor that makes initial determinations of payments ...
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SCOTUS for law students: Counting at the Supreme Court

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 18 May 2018
Here's a quick quiz: When does 6 plus 1 not necessarily add up to 7? Counting vote totals can sometimes be a challenge at the Supreme Court, especially when the justices write separate opinions that take different forms and reach different conclusions.
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SCOTUS 101: SCOTUSblog on SCOTUS101

Heritage.org - 17 May 2018
In Episode 232 of SCOTUS 101, Elizabeth & Tiffany review the RBG documentary and chat with SCOTUSblog's Amy Howe. They also break down recent decisions on sports betting, shackling, and more. Tune in for Supreme Trivia – Notorious RBG edition!
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Petitions to watch | Conference of May 17

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 18 May 2018
In its conference of May 17, 2018, the court considered petitions involving issues such as whether the Sixth Amendment right to confrontation is violated when the trial court prevents a defendant from cross-examining a government witness regarding the ...
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Relist Watch

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 18 May 2018
John Elwood (finally) reviews Monday's relists. We are about to hit a critical date as October Term 2017 draws to a close: “cutoff” – the date by which briefs in opposition (and court-invited amicus briefs from the solicitor general) must be received ...
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Friday round-up

SCOTUSblog (blog) - 18 May 2018
In the latest episode of the Heritage Foundation's SCOTUS 101 podcast, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates “review the RBG documentary and chat with SCOTUSblog's Amy Howe”; they also “break down recent decisions on sports betting, shackling, and ...

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