|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether attempted robbery under the Hobbs Act qualifies as a “crime of violence,” meaning that it “has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person or property of another."
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 21 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 25, 2021)|
|Feb 18 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 25, 2021 to March 29, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 19 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 29, 2021.|
|Mar 12 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 29, 2021 to April 30, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 15 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 30, 2021.|
|Apr 30 2021||Brief of respondent United States filed.|
|May 17 2021||Reply of petitioner Monico Dominguez filed. (Distributed)|
|May 18 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/3/2021.|
|May 28 2021||Rescheduled.|
|Jun 08 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.|
BREAKING: The court rules in favor of a Catholic social services organization that sued Philadelphia after the city excluded it from a foster-care program due to the organization's refusal to certify same-sex couples as foster parents. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-123_g3bi.pdf
In second opinion of the day, SCOTUS sides with food giants Nestle and Cargill in a lawsuit brought by six citizens of Mali who say the companies facilitated human rights abuses by purchasing cocoa from plantations in Ivory Coast where they were enslaved as children.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court rejects the constitutional challenge to Obamacare in 7-2 opinion. The court tosses the lawsuit because the challengers do not have legal standing to sue. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-840_6jfm.pdf
With 18 cases outstanding, the Supreme Court will release opinions at 10:00 a.m. ET.
We’re waiting for decisions on the ACA, voting rights, LGBTQ+ rights/religious liberty, NCAA student-athlete compensation, and student speech.
Live blog starts at 9:45.
Announcement of opinions for Thursday, June 17 - SCOTUSblog
We will be live blogging on Thursday, June 17, as the court releases one or more opinions in argued cases from...
Monday's decision rejecting sentence reductions for low-level crack-cocaine offenders may have been unanimous, but @ekownyankah writes that there is far more going on than the ruling's dry textual analysis might indicate. Read his incisive analysis here:
After decades, Congress reduced the racially unjust crack/cocaine disparity... raising amounts required for prison time. Why would Congress have left small time dealers to rot in prison for decades?
My thoughts on SCOTUS's ruling in Terry v. United States:https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/06/unanimous-ruling-on-crack-cocaine-disparity-is-heavy-on-text-light-on-history/
No more SCOTUS opinions for today. There are 18 cases still outstanding from the current term, including disputes over Obamacare, religious rights and voting rights. The next opinion day that we know of is Thursday.
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