This week at the Court
on Apr 10, 2016 at 12:01 pm
On Monday, the state of Texas filed its response to a request to block enforcement of its voter ID law (Veasey v. Abbott, docket 15A999). On Tuesday, both sides in the seven cases on the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate filed opening briefs responding to the Court’s new suggestions of possible ways to decide those cases (Zubik v. Burwell). The Court is in recess, until Friday, when the Justices will meet for their April 15 Conference; our list of “petitions to watch” for that Conference is available here. The April sitting will begin on Monday, April 18; the calendar for that sitting is available here.