|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether long-term, continuous, and surreptitious video surveillance of a home and its curtilage constitutes a search under the Fourth Amendment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 08 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 12, 2021)|
|Nov 03 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 12, 2021 to December 13, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Nov 04 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 13, 2021.|
|Nov 11 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Free Speech filed.|
|Nov 11 2021||Brief amici curiae of Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and 15 Media Organizations filed.|
|Nov 11 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice filed.|
|Nov 12 2021||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Rutherford Institute filed.|
|Nov 12 2021||Brief amici curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation, et al. filed.|
|Nov 12 2021||Brief amici curiae of American Islamic Congress and Muslim Public Affairs Council filed.|
|Dec 01 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 13, 2021 to January 12, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 02 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including January 12, 2022.|
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
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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...