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On Wednesday, the court heard oral argument in City of San Antonio v. Hotels.com (listen to the recording here) and Minerva Surgical, Inc. v. Hologic, Inc. (listen to the recording here).

ARGUMENT ANALYSIS

Justices wrestle with procedural issues stemming from their own criminal-law decision

By on April 21 at 8:01 p.m.

In back-to-back arguments on Tuesday, the court considered whether certain defendants are entitled to new trials or plea hearings for convictions under the federal law barring felons from having guns.

Attorney in suit and tie at conference table with speaker phone surrounded by three students wearing masks

ARGUMENT ANALYSIS

Justices mull textualism and Alaskan exceptionalism in dispute over COVID relief

By  on April 20 at 11:43 a.m.

During Monday’s oral argument, the court weighed whether Alaska Native corporations are entitled to certain COVID-19 relief money.

RELIST WATCH

Sovereign immunity, legislative censure and another habeas question

By  on April 21 at 1:32 p.m.

A look at petitions relisted for the court’s next conference. This week: suits by military service members and other questions.

SCOTUS NEWS

Justices add confrontation-clause case to next term’s docket

By  on April 19 at 12:04 p.m.

The court will hear argument this fall about what evidence a criminal defendant may be “confonted” with at trial under the Sixth Amendment.

SCOTUStalk

Katie Barlow and Amy Howe talk the latest court news: two arguments on the right to protect private property from entry or searches, a major Fourth Amendment decision, and a perfectly timed argument on collegiate athletics.