Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 7

      February 27, 2024 Volume 31, Issue 7 This Report summarizes opinions issued on February 8 and 21, 2024 (Part I).   Part I: Opinions McElrath v. Georgia, 22-721. The Court unanimously held that the Double Jeopardy Clause bars retrial of a defendant for a crime on which he was previously acquitted―even where…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 6

      January 24, 2024 Volume 31, Issue 6 This Report summarizes cases granted review on January 5, 12, and 22, 2024 (Part I).   Part I: Cases Granted Review Trump v. Anderson, 23-719.  The Court will resolve whether the Colorado Supreme Court erred in ordering former President Donald Trump to be excluded from…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 5

      December 18, 2023 Volume 31, Issue 5 This Report summarizes cases granted review on December 13, 2023 (Part I).   Part I: Cases Granted Review FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, 22-235; Danco Laboratories, L.L.C. v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, 22-236. The Court will review a Fifth Circuit ruling holding “that respondents—doctors…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 4

      Dec. 12, 2023 Volume 30, Issue 17 This Report summarizes an opinion issued on Dec. 5, 2023 (Part I); and cases granted review on Nov. 20 and Dec. 8, 2023 (Part II). Part I: Opinion Acheson Hotels, LLC, v. Laufer, 22-429. The Court dismissed the case as moot. At issue was whether…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 3

      November 27, 2023 Volume 31, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on November 3 and 13, 2023 (Part I). Part I: Cases Granted Review National Rifle Association of America v. Vullo, 22-842. The Court will resolve under what circumstances a government regulator’s actions urging regulated entities not to do business…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 2

      October 27, 2023 Volume 31, Issue 2 This Report summarizes cases granted review on October 13 and 20, 2023 (Part I). Part I: Cases Granted Review Murthy v. Missouri, 23-411. The Court stayed a district court injunction, as modified by the Fifth Circuit, that limited the ability of various federal officials and…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 31, Issue 1

      October 12, 2023 Volume 31, Issue 1 This Report summarizes cases granted review on September 29, 2023 (Part I). Part I: Cases Granted Review Moody v. NetChoice, LLC, 22-277. A Florida law targets censorship on major social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and X (formerly known as Twitter) by regulating the platforms’…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 30, Issue 18

      July 13, 2023 Volume 30, Issue 18 This Report summarizes cases granted review on June 30, 2023 (Part I). Part I: Cases Granted Review United States v. Rahimi, 22-915. At issue is “[w]hether 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(8), which prohibits the possession of firearms by persons subject to domestic-violence restraining orders, violates the Second…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 30, Issue 17

      July 12, 2023 Volume 30, Issue 17 This Report summarizes opinions issued on June 29 and 30, 2023 (Part I). Part I: Opinions Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College, 20-1199;Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina, 21-707. By 6-2 and 6-3 votes (Justice…

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Supreme Court Report: Volume 30, Issue 16

      June 30, 2023 Volume 30, Issue 16 This Report summarizes opinions issued on June 27, 2023 (Part I). Part I: Opinions Moore v. Harper, 21-1271. By a 6-3 vote, the Court held that the Elections Clause “does not insulate state legislatures from the ordinary exercise of state judicial review.” In doing so,…

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