Legal News

The (likely) last grants of October Term 2021

This article was updated on June 29 at 4:20 p.m. The Relist Watch column examines cert petitions that the Supreme Court has “relisted” for its upcoming conference. A short explanation of relists is available here. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court is holdin

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Jackson will be sworn in on Thursday as Breyer steps down

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will be sworn in as the newest Supreme Court justice at noon on Thursday, June 30. She will become the first Black woman ever to serve on the court. Jackson will replace Justice Stephen Breyer, who announced Wednesday in a lett

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Divided court allows veteran to sue state-agency employer for violating his federal rights

In Torres v. Texas Department of Public Safety, a five-justice majority on Wednesday allowed a military veteran’s lawsuit against his former state-agency employer to go forward, rejecting the state’s argument that it was shielded by sovereign immunity. Le

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Announcement of opinions for Thursday, June 30

On Thursday, June 30, we will be live blogging as the court releases opinions in one or more argued cases from the current term. Click here for a list of FAQs about opinion announcements. The post Announcement of opinions for Thursday, June 30 appear

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