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Case: Kahler v. Kansas (10/07/19)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Do the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments permit a state to abolish the insanity defense? Transcript to Argument: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_...

Case: Peter v. NantKwest, Inc. (10/07/19)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  When the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) denies a patent application, the Patent Act gives the unsuccessful applicant two avenue...

Case: Ramos v. Louisiana (10/07/19)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether the Fourteenth Amendment fully incorporates the Sixth Amendment guarantee of a unanimous verdict? THE MOTION OF PETITIONER FOR APPOINTMENT...

Case: Bostock v. Clayton County (10/08/19)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether discrimination against an employee because of sexual orientation constitutes prohibited employment discrimination "because of... sex" with...

Case: R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. EEOC (10/08/19)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether the word "sex" in Title VII's prohibition on discrimination "because of ... sex," 42 U.S.C. 2000e-2(a)(l), meant "gender identity" and i...

Case: 18-1334 Financial Oversight and Management Bd. for Puerto Rico v. Aurelius Investment, LLC (2019-10-15)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether the Appointments Clause governs the appointment of members of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico. CONSOLIDATED ...

Case: 17-834 Kansas v. Garcia (2019-10-16)

QUESTION PRESENTED: In 1986, Congress enacted the Immigration Reform and Control Act CIRCA (IRCA). IRCA made it illegal to employ unauthorized aliens, established an e...

Case: 18-328 Rotkiske v. Klemm (2019-10-16)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether the "discovery rule" applies to toll the one (1) year statute of limitations under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 169...

Case: 18-217 Mathena v. Malvo (2019-10-16)

QUESTION PRESENTED: In Miller v. Alabama, 567 U.S. 460 (2012), this Court held that "mandatory life without parole for those under the age of 18 at the time of their c...

Case: 18-725 - Barton v. Barr (2019-Nov-04)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether a lawfully admitted permanent resident who is not seeking admission to the United States can be "render[ed] ... inadmissible" for the purpo...

Case: 18-260 County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund (2019-Nov-06)

QUESTION PRESENTED: In the Clean Water Act (CWA), Congress differentiated between point source and nonpoint source pollution in controlling pollution of navigable wate...

Case: 18-877 - Allen v. Cooper (2019-Nov-05)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether Congress validly abrogated state sovereign immunity via the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act, Pub. L. No. 101-553, 104 Stat. 2749 (1990),...

Case: 18-565 - CITGO Asphalt Refining Co. v. Frescati Shipping Co. (2019-Nov-05)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether under federal maritime law a safe berth clause in a voyage charter contract is a guarantee of a ship's safety, as the Third Circuit below a...

Case: 18-556 - Kansas v. Glover (2019-Nov-04)

QUESTION PRESENTED: A Kansas officer ran a registration check on a pickup truck and learned that the registered owner's license had been revoked. Suspecting that the o...

Case: 18-1165 - Retirement Plans Comm. of IBM v. Jander (2019-Nov-06)

QUESTION PRESENTED: In Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, this Court unanimously held that to state a claim under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974...

Case: 18-587 Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of Univ. of Cal. (2019-Nov-12)

QUESTION PRESENTED: This dispute concerns the policy of immigration enforcement discretion known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In 2016, this Court ...

Case: 17-1678 Hernández v. Mesa (2019-Nov-12)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether, when plaintiffs plausibly allege that a rogue federal law enforcement officer violated clearly established Fourth and Fifth Amendment ri...

Case: 18-1171 Comcast Corp. v. National Ass. of African American-Owned Media (2019-Nov-13)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Entertainment Studios Networks ("ESN") owns several television networks that it sought to have carried on Comcast's cable system. Comcast and ESN m...

Case: 18-938 Ritzen Group, Inc. v. Jackson Masonry, LLC (2019-Nov-13)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether an order denying a motion for relief from the automatic stay is a final order under 28 U.S.C. § 158(a) (1). In diverting from this Court's ...

Case: 18-280 New York State Rifle & Pistol Assn., Inc. v. City of New York (2019-Dec-02)

PRESENTED QUESTION: New York City prohibits its residents from possessing a handgun without a license, and the only license the City makes available to most residents ...

Case: 18-1150 Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc.(2019-Dec-02)

QUESTION PRESENTED: This Court has held, as a matter of "public policy," that judicial opinions are not copyrightable. Banks v. Manchester, 128 U.S. 244, 253-254 (1888...

Case: 18-1269 Rodriguez v. FDIC (2019-Dec-03)

QUESTION PRESENTED: The Internal Revenue Code permits affiliated corporate groups-consisting of a parent corporation and its subsidiaries-to file a consolidated income...

Case: 17-1498 Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Christian (2019-Dec-03)

QUESTION PRESENTED: In a divided decision that conflicts with decisions of federal courts of appeals nationwide, the Supreme Court of Montana held that landowners can ...

Case: 18-1116 Intel Corp. Investment Policy Comm. v. Sulyma (2019-Dec-04)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether the three-year limitations period in Section 413(2) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 29 U.S.C. 1113(2), which runs from "the...

Case: 18-6943 Banister v. Davis (2019-Dec-04)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Question One: In Gonzalez V. Crosby this Court held that a Rule 60(b) motion that either adds new habeas claim or attacks the court's previous reso...

Case: 18-776 Guerrero-Lasprilla v. Barr and 18-1015 OVALLES V. BARR (2019-DEC-09)

QUESTION PRESENTED: 18-776 The deadline to file a statutory motion to reopen under 8 U.S.C. § 1229a(c)(7) is subject to equitable tolling; all the courts of appeals ar...

Case: 18-916 Thryv, Inc. v. Click-To-Call Technologies, LP (2019-DEC-09)

QUESTION PRESENTED: The America Invents Act created "inter partes review" ("IPR"), an agency procedure for challenging a patent before the Patent Trial and Appeal Boar...

Case: 18-1023 Maine Community Health Options v. United States (2019-DEC-10)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Given the "cardinal rule" disfavoring implied repeals-which applies with "especial force" to appropriations acts and requires that repeal not be ...

Case: 18-7739 Holguin-Hernandez v. United States (2019-DEC-10)

Facts of the case Gonzalo Holguin was convicted for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, in violation of federal law, and sentenced to 24 months in priso...

Case: 18-935 Monasky v. Taglieri (2019-DEC-11)

QUESTION PRESENTED Michelle Monasky, a U.S. citizen married to Domenico Taglieri, an Italian citizen, claimed that Taglieri had repeatedly assaulted her before and dur...

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