|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the Supreme Court’s decision in Lynch v. Arizona — confirming that the rule announced in Simmons v. South Carolina (that due process entitles a capital defendant whose future dangerousness is at issue to inform the jury that he will be ineligible for parole if not sentenced to death) applies in Arizona — applied a settled rule of federal law that must be applied to cases pending on collateral review in Arizona.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 22 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 6, 2022)|
|Dec 16 2021||Waiver of Arizona filed 12/16/21 removed from docket. (See Rule 15.1)|
|Dec 20 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 6, 2022 to February 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 21 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 7, 2022.|
|Jan 06 2022||Amicus brief of LatinoJustice PRLDEF not accepted for filing. (January 07, 2022 - correct pdf to be re-efiled)|
|Jan 06 2022||Brief amicus curiae of LatinoJustice PRLDEF filed.|
|Jan 06 2022||Brief amici curiae of Habeas Scholars filed.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Suprem...
Here's a two-minute explainer from @katieleebarlow, SCOTUSblog's TikTokker-in-residence, on the pair of vaccine decisions the court just handed down.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court BLOCKS the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces. The court ALLOWS a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to take effect nationwide.
SCOTUS releases just one opinion today: an 8-1 decision on an arcane question of pension payments for "dual-status military technicians." The court rules in favor of the government's statutory interpretation and against the technicians. Barrett has the opinion; Gorsuch dissents.