Sitting Docket Title(link to Wiki page) Issue Argument(link to transcript) Decision(link to opinion)
15-1491Musnuff v. HaegerWhether a federal court is required to tailor compensatory civil sanctions imposed under inherent powers to harm directly caused by sanctionable misconduct when the court does not afford sanctioned parties the protections of criminal due process. (Opinion by )
16-349Henson v. Santander Consumer USA, Inc.Whether a company that regularly attempts to collect debts it purchased after the debts had fallen into default is a “debt collector” subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. (Opinion by )
16-299National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of DefenseWhether the Sixth Circuit erred when it held that it has jurisdiction under 33 U.S.C. § 1369(b)(1)(F), the portion of the Clean Water Act's judicial review provision which requires that agency actions “in issuing or denying any permit” under § 1342 be reviewed by the court of appeals, to decide petitions to review the waters of the United States rule, even though the rule does not “issu[e] or den[y] any permit” but instead defines the waters that fall within Clean Water Act jurisdiction. (Opinion by )
16-287Sai v. Transportation Safety AdministrationWhether the collateral order doctrine permits the immediate appeal of a district court order denying appointment of counsel under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(1). (Opinion by )
16-285Epic Systems Corp. v. LewisWhether an agreement that requires an employer and an employee to resolve employment-related disputes through individual arbitration, and waive class and collective proceedings, is enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act, notwithstanding the provisions of the National Labor Relations Act. (Opinion by )
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