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EMERGENCY DOCKET

Justices decline to block Biden policy on social costs of greenhouse gases

 at 2:59 p.m.

In a one-sentence order that drew no recorded dissents, the court rejected an emergency request from Republican-led states seeking to block the federal government from implementing an executive order on climate change.

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President Joe Biden signed an executive order on the costs of greenhouse gases on his first day in office. (lev radin via Shutterstock)

PETITIONS OF THE WEEK

Beards and Brady (i.e., religious freedom and criminal procedure)

at 4:54 p.m.

A weekly look at new and notable petitions seeking Supreme Court review. This week: claims from a Muslim prisoner and a convicted CEO.

RELIST WATCH

A capital case that tests the right to represent oneself at trial

 at 11:45 a.m.

A regular round-up of “relisted” petitions. This week: a case involving “clear and unequivocal” waivers of the right to self-representation. 

OPINION ANALYSIS

Courts may not “make up” new procedural rules to favor arbitration

The justices sided with a fast-food worker who wants to litigate her wage-theft allegations in federal court rather than an arbitration proceeding.