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The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 18 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media; Mark Fenster has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis; Charlotte Garden has our preview.

Howard M. Wasserman Contributor

Howard M. Wasserman is Professor of Law at FIU College of Law, where he teaches and writes on civil procedure, federal courts and civil rights litigation. He is the author of “Understanding Civil Rights Litigation” with Carolina Academic Press. He is a former law clerk for Judge Jane R. Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and Judge James T. Giles of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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