Issue: Whether a state can restrict a national bank’s exercise
of its fiduciary powers in connection with real
property in that state if the bank is authorized to act as
a fiduciary by the Comptroller of the Currency and not
prohibited from doing so by the (different) state in
which the bank is “located” under 12 U.S.C. § 92a and
12 C.F.R. § 9.7. CVSG: 10/07/2014.
On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the April 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. We will be live-blogging beginning at 9:45.
This is the second week of the April sitting. On Tuesday the Court will hear oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges, which is consolidated with three other cases, on the questions of whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires that states grant and/or recognize same-sex marriages. We will be live-blogging updates from the oral argument beginning at 11 a.m.
Glossip v. Gross The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.