|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the Controlled Substances Act preempts an order under a state workers’ compensation law requiring an employer to reimburse an injured employee for the cost of medical marijuana used to treat a work-related injury.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 04 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 6, 2021)|
|Nov 17 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 6, 2021 to January 14, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Nov 18 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 14, 2022.|
|Dec 06 2021||Amicus brief of Empire State NORML, New York State affiliate of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), New York City Cannabis Industry Association (NYCCIA), and Hudson Valley Cannabis Industry Association (HVCIA) submitted.|
Today at SCOTUS: The final two arguments of 2021, and they're both biggies. One case involves a state's refusal to provide funds to religious schools. The other involves the right to an effective lawyer -- and what happens post-conviction if that right was potentially violated.
Today at SCOTUS: One argument in a case about what counts as a "crime of violence" under a federal statute. Specifically, if a person attempts to commit robbery but doesn't succeed, is the attempt itself a violent crime? Our preview from @jamesromoser:
Botched robbery leads to latest test of what constitutes “crime of violence” - SCOTUSblog
If a person attempts to commit a robbery but does not succeed, is the attempt alone a “crime of violence&#...
JUST IN: The court says it will continue its current COVID protocols for oral arguments in January and February. The court will continue to provide a live audio stream of all arguments, and the courtroom will remain closed to the public.
A relatively humdrum Monday-morning order list today. No new cases added to the court's docket. https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/120621zor_7lio.pdf
#SCOTUS releases orders from last week's conference, but no new grants today. Here's the full list: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/120621zor_7lio.pdf
Today at SCOTUS: At 9:30 a.m. EST, the court will release orders from Friday's private conference. Then, starting at 10 a.m., the court will hear arguments in two cases -- one involving immigration and the other involving the management of employee retirement plans.
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
Majority of court appears poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks - SCOTUSblog
It has been nearly 30 years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirme...