|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-309||5th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2010|
Disclosure: Howe & Russell and Akin Gump represent the petitioner in this case.
Issue: (1) Whether the discretionary function exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. Â§ 2680(a), applies to acts by federal employees that exceed the scope of their statutory or constitutional authority; and (2) even if governmental conduct would otherwise fit within the discretionary function, whether the law enforcement proviso of the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. Â§ 2680(h) -- which authorizes suits based on an enumerated list of common-law torts if those torts are committed by federal law enforcement officers -- nonetheless permits a plaintiff to proceed.
The next #SCOTUS grants? Kevin McCarthy v. Nancy Pelosi in a fight over congressional proxy voting; the First Amendment-based ministerial exception to employment law returns; nondelegation doctrine (!); and the constitutionality of the FTC's structure.
Revenge of the rescheduled cases: Congressional proxy voting, the ministerial exception, and more - SCOTUSblog
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JUST IN: The Supreme Court, over dissents from the three liberal justices, rejects a request from Texas abortion clinics to immediately return the litigation over Texas' six-week abortion law to a federal district court.
The Supreme Court issues a single opinion today, ruling in an 8-1 vote that a criminal defendant's rights were violated under the Sixth Amendment's confrontation clause when the government introduced a plea allocution from another proceeding. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/20-637_10n2.pdf
Today at SCOTUS: We expect one or more opinions in argued cases to be issued starting at 10 a.m. EST. At 9:45, we'll fire up our live blog, where we'll also chat about this week's arguments and last night's ruling on Trump records. Grab your ☕️ & join us!
Announcement of opinions for Thursday, Jan. 20 - SCOTUSblog
On Thursday, January 20, we will be live blogging as the court releases opinions in one or more argued cases f...
Tonight's ruling on the Trump Jan. 6 documents, explained.
BREAKING: Trump loses his bid at SCOTUS to block Congress from obtaining his White House records related to 1/6/21. Clarence Thomas is the lone public dissenter in the apparent 8-1 ruling.
#SCOTUS rejects request from former President Donald Trump to block the release of documents to committee investigating Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Here's the link: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/21a272_9p6b.pdf