|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-694||9th Cir.||Oct 12, 2011||Dec 12, 2011||9-0||Kagan||OT 2011|
Holding: The policy used by the Board of Immigration Appeals to determine whether a resident alien is eligible to ask the Attorney General for relief from deportation under a provision of the immigration laws that has been repealed is “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. § 706(2)(A).
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on December 12, 2011.
Merits Briefs for the Petitioner
Amicus Briefs in Support of the Petitioner
Merits Briefs for the Respondent
Today at SCOTUS: The justices return to the bench for oral argument in a case about Medicare payments to hospitals that serve low-income patients. Lots of money at stake, plus potential implications for the Chevron doctrine. @JACoganJr explains the case:
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Two days from now, SCOTUS will hear the biggest abortion case in a generation. In a battle over a Mississippi law, abortion opponents are asking the court to end the constitutional right to abortion. Here's our preview of the case, via @AHoweBlogger.
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When he ran for president in 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump promised to nominate Supreme Court justices who would...
JUST IN: One new cert grant this morning: Berger v. North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP. More on the case here: https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/berger-v-north-carolina-state-conference-of-the-naacp/
#SCOTUS adds one new case to its merits docket this morning: Berger v. NC Conference of NAACP, in which the justices will weigh in on an effort by Republican legislators in the state to intervene to defend the state’s voter-ID law. Here's the order: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112421zr_7li8.pdf
JUST IN: Another shadow-docket challenge to a COVID vaccine mandate. This one is from employees at Mass General Brigham who say the Boston-based hospital violated federal law by not granting them exemptions from the hospital's vaccine policy. Filing here: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/21A175.pdf
JUST IN: The court issues its only opinion of the day... and it's in Mississippi v. Tennessee, a dispute over interstate groundwater. No ruling on the Texas abortion law today.
Here's the unanimous opinion in Mississippi v. Tennessee: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/143orig_1qm1.pdf
A quiet Monday morning order list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/112221zor_kifl.pdf. The court adds no new cases to its docket.
Now counting down until opinions at 10 a.m. EST...