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Case: 18-1109 McKinney v. Arizona (2019-DEC-11)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether the Arizona Supreme Court was required to apply current law when weighing mitigating and aggravating evidence to determine whether a dea...

Case: 18-1086 Lucky Brand Dungarees, Inc. v. Marcel Fashions Group, Inc. (2020-JAN-13)

QUESTION PRESENTED: In serial litigation between two parties, time­ tested principles of claim preclusion and issue preclusion govern when parties may ­and may not­ li...

Case: 17-1712 Thole v. U. S. Bank, N. A. (2020-JAN-13)

QUESTION PRESENTED: This case presents two independent, substantial legal issues that have divided the courts of appeals regarding when an ERISA plan participant may i...

Case: 18-1059 Kelly v. United States (2020-JAN-14)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Does a public official "defraud" the government of its property by advancing a "public policy reason" for an official decision that is not her subj...

Case: 18-1233 Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil, Inc. (2020-JAN-14)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether, under section 35 of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1117(a), willful infringement is a prerequisite for an award of an infringer's profits fo...

Case: 18-882 Babb v. Wilkie (2020-JAN-15)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Federal employees' rights are determined under statutes which require that "all personnel actions effecting employees or applicants for employment ...

18-6662 Shular v. United States (2020-Jan-21)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether the determination of a "serious drug offense" under the Armed Career Criminal Act requires the same categorical approach used in the deter...

18-1048 GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS, Corp. v. Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC (2020-Jan-21)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the "New York Convention") permits a non-signatory to an arb...

18-1195 Espinoza v. Montana Dept. of Revenue (2020-Jan-22)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Does it violate the Religion Clauses or Equal Protection Clause of the United States Constitution to invalidate a generally available and religiou...

Case: 18-1584 United States Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Ass'n (2020-Feb-24)

Case: 18-1584 U.S. FOREST SERVICE V. COWPASTURE RIVER ASSN QUESTION PRESENTED: The Appalachian National Scenic Trail (Appalachian Trail) is more than 2000 miles long, ...

Case: 17-1268 Opati v. Republic of Sudan (2020-Feb-24)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  The questions presented are: Whether a party which knowingly and intentionally twice defaults, acts to delay and not in good faith, and affirmat...

Case: 19-67 United States v. Sineneng-Smith (2020-Feb-25)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether the federal criminal prohibition against encouraging or inducing illegal immigration for commercial advantage or private financial gain, i...

Case: 18-8369 Lomax v. Ortiz-Marquez (2020-Feb-26)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  A dismissal of a civil action without prejudice for failure to state a claim, is it or is it not a strike under 28 U.S.C. 1915(g)? Courts have hel...

Case: 18-1432 Nasrallah v. Barr (2020-March-02)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Because of the United States' inviolable obligation not to deport individuals to countries in which they are likely to be subject to torture, indiv...

Case: 19-161 Department of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam (2020-March-02)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Respondent is an inadmissible alien who was apprehended almost immediately after illegally crossing the U.S. border and was placed into expedited r...

Case: 19-7 Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (2020-March-03)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether the vesting of substantial executive authority in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an independent agency led by a single director...

Case: 18-1501 Liu v. SEC (2020-March-03)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Whether the Securities and Exchange Commission may seek and obtain disgorgement from a court as "equitable relief" for a securities law violation ...

Case: 18-1323 June Medical Services L.L.C. v. Russo (2020-March-04)

CONSOLIDATED WITH 18-1460 AND A TOTAL OF ONE HOUR IS ALLOTTED FOR ORAL ARGUMENT Case: 18-1323 QUESTION PRESENTED: In Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, 136 S. Ct. 22...

Case: 19-46 Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com B.V. (2020-May-04)

QUESTION PRESENTED:  Under the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. 1051 et seq., generic terms may not be registered as trademarks.  The question presented is as follows:  Whether...

Case: 19-177 Agency for Int’l Development v. Alliance for Open Society Int’l, Inc. (2020-May-05)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Respondents are United States-based organizations that receive federal funds to fight HIV/AIDS abroad. In Agency for International Development v. A...

Case: 19-431 LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR V. PENNSYLVANIA (and 19-454 TRUMP V. PENNSYLVANIA)

19-431 LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR V. PENNSYLVANIA Since 2011, federal courts have repeatedly considered whether forcing religious objectors to provide health plans tha...

Case: 19-631 Barr v. American Assn. of Political Consultants, Inc. (2020-May-06)

QUESTION PRESENTED: The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA), Pub. L. No. 102-243, 105 Stat. 2394, generally prohibits the use of any "automatic telephone ...

Case: 18-9526 McGirt v. Oklahoma (2020-May-11)

QUESTION PRESENTED: WHETHER OKLAHOMA COURTS CAN CONTINUE TO UNLAWFULLY EXERCISE, UNDER STATE LAW, CRIMINAL JURISDICTION AS"JUSTICIABLE MATTER" IN INDIAN COUNTRY OVER I...

Case: 19-267 Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru [ST. JAMES SCHOOL V. BIEL] (2020-May-11)

19-267 OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE SCHOOL V. MORRISSEY-BERRU The First Amendment's Religion Clauses forbid government interference in a religious group's selection of its mi...

Case: 19-715 Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP [and Trump V. Deutsche Bank AG] (2020-May-12)

19-715 TRUMP V. MAZARS USA, LLP The Committee on Oversight and Reform of the U.S. House of Representatives has issued a subpoena to the accountant for President Trump ...

Case: 19-635 Trump v. Vance (2020-May-12)

QUESTION PRESENTED: The District Attorney for the County of New York is conducting a criminal investigation that, by his own admission, targets the President of the Un...

Case: 19-465 Chiafalo v. Washington (2020-May-13)

QUESTION PRESENTED: A Washington State law threatens a fine for presidential electors who vote contrary to how the law directs. RCW 29A.56.340 (2016). Petitioners are ...

Case: 19-518 Colorado Dept. of State v. Baca (2020-May-13)

QUESTION PRESENTED: Like most States, Colorado requires its presidential electors to follow the will of its voters when casting their Electoral College ballots for Pre...

SIDEBAR - Copyright and State Sovereign Immunity - The Allen v. Cooper Decision

On March 23, 2020, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Allen v. Cooper, concluding that Congress lacked the authority to enact the Copyright Remedy Clarification A...

SIDEBAR - High Court Tosses Bridgegate Convictions

On May 7, 2020, a unanimous Supreme Court threw out the federal fraud convictions of two former New Jersey officials whose politically motivated scheme redirected acce...

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