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March arguments, day by day

The Supreme Court on Monday released the schedule of oral arguments for the session beginning Monday, March 22.  The new detainee case, Kiyemba v. Obama (08-1234), is set to be heard on Tuesday, March 23, at 10 a.m.  The calendar shows only morning sessions, beginning at 10, during this sitting.

The schedule, with a brief summary of the issues at stake, is listed after the jump.

Day-by-day schedule:

Mon., March 22:

Hamilton v. Lanning (08-998) — formula for bankruptcy courts in deciding future income of debtor filing under Chapter 13

Levin v. Commerce Energy Inc. (09-223) — federal court authority to rule on challenges to state taxes

Tues., March 23:

Kiyemba v. Obama (08-1234) — federal judges’ power to order release of Guantanamo Bay detainees, especially release into the U.S.

New Process Steel v. National Labor Relations Board (08-1457) — authority of NLRB to make decisions with only two members participating

Wed., March 24:

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha v. Regal-Beloit (08-1553) and Union Pacific RR v. Regal-Beloit (08-1554) — terms for cargo shipment on one document for all legs of multi-modal transport (Consolidated for one hour of argument)

Magwood v. Culliver (09-158) — state prisoner’s right to challenge new sentence in federal habeas after winning a new sentencing

Mon., March 29:

Morrison v. National Australia Bank (08-1191) — application of U.S. securities fraud law to trans-national securities dealings

Renico v. Lett (09-338) — constitutionality of re-trial after a trial judge finds a jury deadlocked and declares a mistrial

Tues., March 30:

Dillon v. U.S. (09-6338) — authority of federal judges, in setting a new prison sentence, to go below Guideline range minimum

Barber v. Thomas (09-5201) — definition of federal law on “good-time credits” for federal prison inmates

Wed., March 31:

Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder (09-60) — challenge to deportation of resident alien for multiple convictions for drug possession, if there is no repeat-offender charge

Robertson v. U.S. ex rel. Watson (08-6261) — right of private individual to pursue criminal prosecution for contempt of District of Columbia local court