|Date||Proceedings and Orders|
|May 1, 2020||Complaint filed by People First of Alabama, et al., in federal district court|
|June 15, 2020||District court injunction lifting witness and photo ID requirements and curbside voting ban for run-off election|
|June 17, 2020||Application for stay of injunction filed by John Merrill, secretary of state of Alabama, et al., in 11th Circuit|
|June 25, 2020||11th Circuit order denying application for stay|
|June 29, 2020||Application for stay of 11th Circuit ruling filed by John Merrill, et al., at U.S. Supreme Court|
|July 2, 2020||Supreme Court order granting application for stay, reinstating requirements for run-off election|
|July 6, 2020||Amended complaint filed by People First of Alabama, et al., in federal district court|
|August 17, 2020||District court order tailoring claims in amended complaint|
|September 30, 2020||District court injunction lifting all three requirements for general election|
|October 2, 2020||Application for stay of district court ruling filed by John Merrill, et al., in 11th Circuit|
|October 13, 2020||11th Circuit order reinstating witness and photo ID requirements, maintaining lift on curbside voting ban|
|October 15, 2020||Application for stay of 11th Circuit ruling filed by John Merrill, et al., at U.S. Supreme Court|
|October 21, 2020||Application for stay granted by U.S. Supreme Court|
Just in: The next Supreme Court opinion day will be next Monday. The court expects to release one or more opinions in argued cases from the current term.
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In an immigration case, SCOTUS rules 5-4 that federal courts do NOT have jurisdiction to review certain executive-branch factual findings that determine whether non-citizens are eligible for "adjustment of status." Those findings can dictate whether a person is deported.
SCOTUS agrees to take up two new cases: Jones v. Hendrix (a habeas corpus case) and SEC v. Cochran (a case about the power of district courts to hear challenges to the constitutionality of the SEC's administrative law proceedings). Full order list here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/051622zor_hgcj.pdf
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Today at SCOTUS: The court will issue one or more opinions in argued cases at 10 a.m. EDT. But first, orders on pending petitions at 9:30. We'll fire up our live blog at 9:25 to break it all down and answer your questions. Grab some ☕️ and come join us: https://www.scotusblog.com/2022/05/announcement-of-orders-and-opinions-for-monday-may-16/