Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

Rory Little Criminal Law

Rory Little is a Professor of Law at U.C. Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, a former clerk to Justices Potter Stewart (ret.) and William Brennan, and author of the American Bar Association’s “Annual Review of the Supreme Court’s Term, Criminal Cases.” He is also “Of Counsel” to the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery on discrete appellate matters.

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09.09.16 The Court after Scalia: A mixed bag on criminal law and procedure issues
06.27.16 Opinion analysis: Federal “use of force” encompasses reckless domestic violence misdemeanor offenses
06.20.16 Opinion analysis: Proof of interstate effects is unnecessary for federal prosecution when illegal drugs are involved
06.10.16 Opinion analysis: Federal judges have inherent, limited power to recall a discharged civil jury
05.19.16 Opinion analysis: “Speedy trial” guarantee does not apply to sentencing
05.02.16 Opinion analysis: Federal conspiracy law reaches persons who agree to obtain secret kickbacks from a member of the conspiracy
04.26.16 Argument analysis: Pragmatic common-law development of federal “inherent authority”?
04.20.16 Argument preview: May a federal judge “recall” a jury soon after discharge?
04.19.16 Opinion analysis: A lopsided majority for full retroactivity
03.31.16 Argument analysis: A likely decision in favor of retroactivity?
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