|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-1010||6th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether legal determinations antecedent to agencies' discretionary decisions to commence proceedings, adjudicate cases or execute removal orders "arise from" these decisions for purposes of 8 U.S.C. § 1252(g), which provides that "no court shall have jurisdiction to hear any cause or claim by or on behalf of any alien arising from the decision or action by the U.S. attorney general to commence proceedings, adjudicate cases, or execute removal orders against any alien under this chapter."
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 22 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 26, 2021)|
|Feb 16 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 26, 2021 to March 29, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 17 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 29, 2021.|
|Feb 26 2021||Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.|
|Feb 26 2021||Brief amici curiae of Church World Service, et al. filed.|
|Feb 26 2021||Brief amici curiae of Rapid Defense Network and Justice Action Center filed.|
|Mar 26 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 29, 2021 to April 28, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 29 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including April 28, 2021.|
|Apr 27 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 28, 2021 to May 28, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 28 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 28, 2021.|
|May 21 2021||Motion to dismiss pursuant Rule 46.2 filed.|
|May 28 2021||Letter of May 28, 2021, from the Acting Solicitor General filed.|
|Jun 03 2021||Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.|
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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