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TODAY AT THE COURT

Starting at 10 a.m. EST, the court will hear oral arguments in Percoco v. United States and Ciminelli v. United States. Tune in for live audio here.

CASE PREVIEW

Former aide to Andrew Cuomo wants court to narrow scope of federal bribery law

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In Percoco v. United States, the justices will decide whether an individual who is not a government employee can nonetheless be convicted of accepting a bribe.

man in suit stands behind lectern and points index finger at camera

On Monday, the court will hear two public-corruption cases that arose in New York under former Gov. Andrew Cuomo (seen here speaking in 2016). (Metropolitan Transportation Authority via Wikimedia Commons)

 

CASE PREVIEW

A sharp business deal or a federal crime? Justices will review what counts as fraud in government contracting.

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In Ciminelli v. United States, the court will consider whether a bid-rigging scandal in Buffalo, New York, rises to the level of federal fraud.

ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHT

In major immigration case, both sides look to academia to untangle three knotty questions

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Scholarship on immigration law, administrative law, and standing may inform how the justices approach United States v. Texas.

EMERGENCY DOCKET

Justices clear the way for House committee to obtain Trump’s tax returns

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In a brief order with no noted dissents, the court rejected the former president’s bid to block the IRS from handing over six years’ of tax records to the Ways and Means Committee..

CAPITAL CASE

Court won’t block execution of Missouri man who says conviction was tainted by racial bias

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The justices rejected Kevin Johnson’s bid for a stay of his execution, which is scheduled for Nov. 29.