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Argument preview: Evening out supply and demand – Lyle Denniston
Argument preview: Defining the jury's role on death penalty – Lyle Denniston
Merits Case Pages and Archives
On Monday the Court is closed in observance of the federal holiday. We expect orders from the October 9 Conference on Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. The Court will also hear oral arguments on Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning at 10 a.m. On Friday the Justices will meet for their October 16 Conference; our list of “petitions to watch” for that Conference will be available soon.
- Glossip v. Gross
Court upholds use of midazolam in lethal injection
- Obergefell v. Hodges
State ban on same-sex marriage struck down.
- King v. Burwell
federal tax subsidies are available to individuals who purchase health insurance on an exchange operated by the federal government
- Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
Disparate-impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act.
- Zivotofsky v. Kerry
President has the exclusive power to grant formal recognition to a foreign sovereign.
- Glossip v. Gross
- Currier v. Jackson Women's Health Organization Constitutionality of a Mississippi law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital
- Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Constitutionality of the University of Texas at Austin’s undergraduate admissions process
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