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At 10 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in the consolidated cases of Carr v. Saul and Davis v. Saul. Click here to tune in live.


Majority appears poised to uphold Arizona voting rules

By on March 2 at 4:59 p.m.

During Tuesday’s argument, conservative justices seemed to view two challenged voting restrictions as reasonable election safeguards, despite arguments from the Democratic Party that they result in racial discrimination. Whether a majority will agree on a single test for evaluating claims under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act is less certain.



Six viewpoints on how the justices should approach Brnovich v. DNC

Over the past two weeks, a diverse group of scholars, advocates and state officials weighed in on how the justices should rule in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee. Here’s what they had to say.


Justices conflicted about administrative patent judges

By on March 3 at 9:12 a.m.

Monday’s argument produced little consensus on whether hundreds of judges in the federal patent office are appointed constitutionally.


Justices to weigh issue exhaustion for Social Security claimants

By on March 1 at 3:46 p.m.

Do people seeking Social Security benefits forfeit legal arguments if they don’t raise them before an administrative law judge?

Upcoming event

A conversation with former Obama Solicitor General Don Verrilli

By on March 2 at 8:33 p.m.

On Thursday at 12 p.m. EST, the Mississippi Center for Justice will host “The Supreme Court Whisperer: A Conversation with Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.”


Ann Marimow of The Washington Post joins Amy Howe to discuss President Joe Biden’s pledge to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court, and what he might do regarding lower court vacancies.