October arguments, day by day
The Supreme Court on Monday released the calendar of oral arguments for the sitting that begins October 6 — the first public session of the new Term. A highlight of this sitting will be the argument on October 7 in Holt v. Hobbs, giving the Court another opportunity to rule on claims of religious freedom.
Following the jump is the day-by-day listing, with a summary of the issues at stake. Arguments begin each day at 10 a.m.; each case is scheduled for one hour.
Monday, October 6:
Heien v. North Carolina — constitutionality of a traffic stop if the police made a mistake in believing a law had been broken
Public Employees’ Retirement System v. IndyMac MBS – deadline for filing class-action lawsuit claiming false information in the offer or sale of securities
Tuesday, October 7:
Holt v. Hobbs — legality under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of a prison system’s ban on an inmate’s half-inch beard, grown for religious reasons
Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens — requirement for notice that a class-action lawsuit is to be transferred to federal court for trial
Wednesday, October 8:
Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk — right to overtime pay for time spent in after-hours screening as a measure to prevent workplace theft
North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission — definition of a state agency’s right to share in the state government’s immunity from federal antitrust claims
Monday, October 13 — legal holiday; no arguments scheduled.
Tuesday, October 14:
Kansas v. Nebraska and Colorado — Review of challenges to a report by a Special Master on Kansas’s claim that Nebraska is using too much water from the Republican River, depriving Kansas users
Warger v. Shauers — right to a new trial in federal court because of alleged dishonesty by a juror during the jury-selection process
Wednesday, October 15:
Teva Pharmaceuticals v. Sandoz — authority of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to independently review the claims made by an inventor in seeking a patent
Jennings v. Stephens — right of state prison inmate who wins in federal habeas in district court to raise a new issue when the state appeals
Recommended Citation: Lyle Denniston, October arguments, day by day, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 14, 2014, 6:28 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2014/07/october-arguments-day-by-day-5/