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On Monday at 9:30 a.m., the court is expected to release orders from the February 21 conference. At 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in U.S. Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association. Click to read our preview from Noah Sachs.
On Monday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Opati v. Sudan. Click to read our preview from Amy Howe.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, there is a possibility of opinions at 10:00 a.m.

Merits Cases

Argument previews and analyses, opinion analyses, posts with links to argument transcripts and audio, and other news relating to cases granted for either the current term’s docket or next term’s docket

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01.07.20 Argument preview: Justices to consider “willfulness” requirement for disgorgement of profits of trademark infringer
01.07.20 Argument preview: “Bridgegate” scandal comes to the court
01.06.20 Argument preview: Are fiduciaries of defined-benefit pension plans that meet minimum funding criteria protected from lawsuits for fiduciary breach?
01.06.20 Argument preview: Justices will decide whether res judicata includes “defense preclusion”
01.03.20 Federal government’s brief in abortion case supports Louisiana’s position, raises possibility of overruling Whole Woman’s Health
12.13.19 Now available on Oyez: This week’s oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts
12.12.19 Argument analysis: Justices debate impact of “do-over” in capital case
12.11.19 Argument analysis: Justices debate determination of “habitual residence” for infants in international child-custody cases
12.11.19 Opinion analysis: Court makes short work of easy case: Government cannot collect in-house attorney’s fees from litigant challenging denial of patent application
12.11.19 Opinion analysis: A very narrow decision to start the term
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