Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Ronald Mann Contributor

Ronald Mann is a professor of law at Columbia, where he teaches courses in commercial finance and electronic commerce. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1985, and after clerking on the Ninth Circuit (Judge Sneed) and the Supreme Court (Justice Powell), he worked in the Solicitor General’s office under Kenneth Starr and Drew Days. He has written extensively about credit cards and other electronic payments systems, the role of patents in financing innovation, and related topics. He will cover the Court’s cases in the areas of banking and intellectual property.

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12.03.15 Argument analysis: Justices spar over ERISA preemption of state health-care databases
12.02.15 Argument analysis: Justices dubious of tribe’s claim for equitable tolling in government contract dispute
12.02.15 Argument analysis: Justices spar with counsel over excluding securities litigation from state courts
11.25.15 Argument preview: Justices to study limits on state-court securities litigation
11.25.15 Argument preview: Justices to consider whether ERISA preempts state health-care databases
11.24.15 Argument preview: Justices return to dispute about government’s refusal to comply with contracts to support tribes
11.11.15 Argument analysis: Justices dubious of ERISA plan’s right to recover medical-reimbursement costs
10.28.15 Argument preview: Justices trying once again to define “legal” and “equitable” remedies under ERISA
10.15.15 Argument analysis: Justices struggle over procedures for forcing settlement of class actions
10.07.15 Argument analysis: Justices have scorching criticism for California court’s refusal to enforce arbitration agreement, but debate their authority to correct it
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