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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Supreme Court Preview: What is in store for October Term 2013?

At the National Press Club on October 2, the Federalist Society hosted Michael A. Carvin, Mary Beth Buchanan, Megan L. Brown, Neal K. Katyal, and Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz to discuss the 2013 Supreme Court Term with moderator Jan Crawford of CBS News.  Among the noteworthy cases on the agenda were Bond v. United States, involving the Treaty Power and the structural limits of federal authority, Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, in which the Court will consider whether the Constitution allows a state to ban the use of affirmative action in its public universities, National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, a challenge to the president’s recess appointments to the NLRB, Town of Greece v. Galloway, in which the Court will return to the issue of legislative prayer, and McCutcheon v. FEC, a challenge to the aggregate cap on campaign contributions.

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