Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 17 conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Beer v. United States

Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-1395 Not Argued Jun 28, 2011 TBD TBD OT 2010
 
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Issue: Whether the Compensation Clause of Article III prevents Congress from withholding the future judicial salary adjustments established by the Ethics Reform Act of 1989.

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Judgment: Granted, vacated, and remanded for further proceedings on June 28, 2011. Justice Scalia dissented, stating that he would have granted cert. and set the case for argument.

Briefs and Documents

Certiorari-stage documents

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