The Supreme Court meets Friday morning for a private conference to discuss whether to add any new cases to its docket. Among the petitions slated for discussion is a case involving the Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance of counsel for a person who was sentenced to death in Arizona, along with a pair of cases that involve the status of administrative law judges that adjudicate disability benefits under the Social Security Administration — specifically, what people seeking benefits need to do in order to mount a challenge arguing that their judge was not properly appointed under the Constitution’s appointments clause.

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Recommended Citation: James Romoser, Friday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 6, 2020, 9:35 AM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2020/11/friday-round-up-547/