on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:56 am
The court will hear argument at 10 a.m. in a free-speech case that asks whether the government can render a lawsuit moot by ending an unconstitutional policy after the lawsuit is filed, even if the plaintiff is seeking a nominal amount of monetary damages — such as $1 — based on constitutional violations that occurred when the policy was still in place. Our preview of Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski is here.
Here’s a round-up of Supreme Court-related news and commentary from around the web:
- Chief Justice John Roberts has received both doses of Covid vaccine, court says (Joan Biskupic, CNN)
- My college tried to stop me from speaking about religion. Now, we’ll meet in the Supreme Court. (Chike Uzuegbunam, The Washington Post)
- Supreme Court Rejects Trump Plea to Expedite Election Appeals (Jess Bravin, The Wall Street Journal)
- U.S. Supreme Court shuns election-related disputes (Lawrence Hurley, Reuters)
- Supreme Court Rebuffs Bid for Universal Vote-by-Mail in Texas (Greg Stohr, Bloomberg)
- Supreme Court to Tackle Superfund Liability at Guam Landfill (Sylvia Carignan, Bloomberg Law)
- Infographic on Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski (Mariam Morshedi, Subscript Law)
- Preview of Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski (Daniel Bialer & Julia Mikolajczak, Cornell Legal Information Institute)
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