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  • Monday at the Supreme Court: Four opinions and a GVR June 19, 2019
    In this week’s episode of SCOTUStalk, Amy Howe of Howe on the Court reviews Monday’s Supreme Court orders and opinions. The justices released their decisions in four argued cases: Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, Virginia Uranium Inc. v. Warren, Gamble v. United States and Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill. The justices also granted, vacated and remanded Klein v. Oregon Bureau […]
  • Empirical SCOTUS: Wild ride of a term with 20 decisions still to go June 19, 2019
    The October 2018 Supreme Court term has taken many twists and turns, and the court still has 20 decisions to release in its last week and a half of work before the summer recess. Much may change between now and then, but with 55 cases already decided, we have unique and surprising patterns of decision-making […]
  • Petitions of the week June 19, 2019
    This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address the constitutionality of denying retroactive application of the Hurst decisions based on an arbitrary cut-off point and other arbitrary factors, and whether a state agency’s policy of refusing to accept advertisements that promote or oppose religion violates the First Amendment or the Religious […]
  • Wednesday round-up June 19, 2019
    Subscript Law has a graphic explainer for Monday’s opinion in Gamble v. United States, in which the court reaffirmed precedent holding that prosecution of the same conduct by separate sovereigns, such as a state and the federal government, does not violate the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause. At Liberty Nation, Scott Cosenza calls the case “a […]
  • Event announcement: Webinar with Tom Goldstein and Sarah Harrington on Supreme Court term June 18, 2019
    On June 28 at 1:30 p.m. EDT, join SCOTUSblog’s Tom Goldstein and Sarah Harrington for a webinar discussing key cases at the Supreme Court this term. The discussion, moderated by Laura Safdie from Casetext, will cover Department of Commerce v. New York, the challenge to the addition to the census of a question about citizenship, and partisan-gerrymandering cases Rucho v. Common Cause and Lamone v. […]