Former SGs Face Off in Puerto Rico Board Case | Will the Insular Cases Follow Korematsu's Fate? | SG Francisco Wants Time in Georgia Copyright Case | Podcast: Catch Up With Nicole Saharsky

& filed under United States Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court today hears a dispute over the constitutionality of the board Congress set up to oversee the Puerto Rico financial crisis and the case pits two veteran advocates against each other. Plus the Trump SG Noel Francisco is seeking argument time in December's Georgia state code copyright case. And scroll down for a podcast link featuring Mayer Brown's Nicole Saharsky. Thanks for reading!... Read more »


Labor of Law: US Supreme Court Roundup | EEOC's Pay-Data Update | Partial to Polygraphs | Who Got the Work: Southwest Pilots Sue, Halliburton Settles

& filed under United States Supreme Court

Welcome to Labor of Law -- the US Supreme Court is in focus and we've got a roundup of the latest orders. Plus: the EEOC is asking a Washington federal trial judge for permission to end advanced pay-data collection. Scroll down for our deadlines -- including a report about Donald Trump's predilection for polygraphs... Read more »


Dreeben's Quick Take on New Two-Minute Opening | Do 'All the Expenses' Include Fees? | An Argument Debut for Northwestern Clinic Leader | Paul Weiss Pokes Gibson Dunn

& filed under United States Supreme Court

Welcome to the start of the new term. We've got Michael Dreeben's quick take on the court's new guidance letting advocates speak for two minutes generally without interruption. Plus: Northwestern Law's Supreme Court clinic leader will make her argument debut today. Thanks for reading Supreme Court Brief!... Read more »


Chemerinsky: Weighty matters load the Supreme Court’s next term

& filed under United States Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court justices return from their summer recess Monday to a calendar filled with potential blockbuster cases. Typically, about half the docket is set before the justicesu2019 recess at the end of June, with the remaining cases taken between the beginning of October and the middle of January. But just based on what already is on the docket, this term could be filled with cases of great significance... Read more »


Meet ACLU's Team in Title VII Case | Appellate Vets Jockey for a Grant | California's SG Would Make Debut in DACA Cases

& filed under United States Supreme Court

The ACLU has long been advocating for Aimee Stephens in her claims against a Michigan funeral home and now David Cole national legal director of the organization will make the case next week at the high court. Plus: California Solicitor Michael Mongan is requesting time -- marking his debut -- in the DACA argument in November. Thanks for reading Supreme Court Brief!... Read more »