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The court heard oral arguments in Percoco v. United States and Ciminelli v. United States. Transcripts and audio are available here.

CASE PREVIEW

In U.S. v. Texas, broad questions over immigration enforcement and states’ ability to challenge federal policies

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The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on Tuesday in a dispute over the Biden administration’s authority to set immigration policy.

man wearing suit and face mask strides down red carpet as men in military garb stand at attention on both sides

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, seen here in February 2021, wrote an immigration-enforcement memorandum that is being challenged at the Supreme Court. (Wikimedia Commons)

ARGUMENT ANALYSIS

Justices worry that broad reading of federal bribery law could sweep in lobbyists

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In Percoco v. United States, there appeared to be cross-ideological willingness to overturn the criminal conviction of a former aide to Andrew Cuomo.

ARGUMENT ANALYSIS

In New York bid-rigging case, justices are dubious of the “right to control” theory of fraud

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In Ciminelli v. United States, the court was skeptical of the legal theory used to convict a contractor in the “Buffalo Billion” project.

CASE PREVIEW

A squabble over a forest road may pave the way for further narrowing of “jurisdictional” timing rules

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In Wilkins v. United States, the justices will decide whether two Montana landowners can revive a claim against the federal government.