Issue: Whether a plaintiff may state a claim under Section 11 of
the Securities Act of 1933, which provides for strict
liability “on account of” defective registration statements,
where he made an irrevocable investment decision
to acquire his securities before a registration
statement covering the issuance of those securities
existed. CVSG: 08/27/2014.
On Monday the Court issued orders from its April 17 Conference, which Lyle reported on. On Tuesday at 10 a.m. we expect one or more opinions in argued cases. We will be live-blogging at this link . The Court has not yet announced whether there will be additional opinion announcements on Wednesday. This is the first week of the April sitting.
Glossip v. Gross The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.