The week ahead
This week is the second week of the Court’s April recess. No oral arguments are scheduled this week, nor do we expect any non-capital orders or opinions. The justices meet for their private conference to discuss cert. petitions and motions in pending cases on Friday, April 16. The Court will return to hear oral arguments on Monday, April 19, and we anticipate orders that morning.
This week petitioners in two cases to be argued next week must file their reply briefs, if they choose to file any, according to the following schedule of deadlines: