Supreme Court Report: Kemp v. United States, 21-5726

January 20, 2022 Volume 29, Issue 6 This Report summarizes opinions issued on January 13, 2022 (Part I); and cases granted review on January 10, 2022 (Part II). Cases Granted Review: Kemp v. United States, 21-5726 Kemp v. United States, 21-5726. The Court will consider whether a motion for relief from judgment under Federal Rule…

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Supreme Court Report: Siegel v. Fitzgerald, 21-441

January 20, 2022 Volume 29, Issue 6 This Report summarizes opinions issued on January 13, 2022 (Part I); and cases granted review on January 10, 2022 (Part II). Cases Granted Review: Siegel v. Fitzgerald, 21-441 Siegel v. Fitzgerald, 21-441. This case involves the constitutionality of provisions of the Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017, which established…

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Supreme Court Report: United States v. Washington, 21-404

January 20, 2022 Volume 29, Issue 6 This Report summarizes opinions issued on January 13, 2022 (Part I); and cases granted review on January 10, 2022 (Part II). Cases Granted Review: United States v. Washington, 21-404 United States v. Washington, 21-404. The Court will determine whether a Washington workers’ compensation law that applies exclusively to…

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Supreme Court Report: Babcock v. Kijakazi, 20-480

January 20, 2022 Volume 29, Issue 6 This Report summarizes opinions issued on January 13, 2022 (Part I); and cases granted review on January 10, 2022 (Part II). Opinion: Babcock v. Kijakazi, 20-480 Babcock v. Kijakazi, 20-480. By an 8-1 vote, the Court held that “civil-service pension payments based on employment as a ‘dual-status military…

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Supreme Court Report: Biden v. Missouri, 21A240

January 20, 2022 Volume 29, Issue 6 This Report summarizes opinions issued on January 13, 2022 (Part I); and cases granted review on January 10, 2022 (Part II). Opinion: Biden v. Missouri, 21A240 Biden v. Missouri, 21A240. In a 5-4 opinion, the Court stayed preliminary injunctions granted by district courts against the vaccine mandate issued…

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Supreme Court Report: National Federation of Independent Business v. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 21A244

January 20, 2022 Volume 29, Issue 6 This Report summarizes opinions issued on January 13, 2022 (Part I); and cases granted review on January 10, 2022 (Part II). Opinion: National Federation of Independent Business v. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 21A244 National Federation of Independent Business v. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety…

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Supreme Court Report: Golan v. Saada, 20-1034

December 21, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 5 This Report summarizes an opinion issued on December 10, 2021 (Part I); and cases granted review on December 10 and 15, 2021 (Part II). Cases Granted Review: Golan v. Saada, 20-1034 Golan v. Saada, 20-1034. “The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction requires return…

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Supreme Court Report: Whole Women’s Health v. Jackson, 21-463

December 21, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 5 This Report summarizes an opinion issued on December 10, 2021 (Part I); and cases granted review on December 10 and 15, 2021 (Part II). Cases Granted Review: Whole Women’s Health v. Jackson, 21-463 Whole Women’s Health v. Jackson, 21-463.  Texas Senate Bill 8 prohibits abortions after roughly six…

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Supreme Court Report: ZF Automotive US, Inc. v. Luxshare, Ltd., 21-401; AlixPartners, LLC v. Fund for Protection of Investor Rights in Foreign States, 21-518

December 21, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 5 This Report summarizes an opinion issued on December 10, 2021 (Part I); and cases granted review on December 10 and 15, 2021 (Part II). Cases Granted Review: ZF Automotive US, Inc. v. Luxshare, Ltd., 21-401; AlixPartners, LLC v. Fund for Protection of Investor Rights in Foreign States, 21-518…

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Supreme Court Report: LeDure v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., 20-807

December 21, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 5 This Report summarizes an opinion issued on December 10, 2021 (Part I); and cases granted review on December 10 and 15, 2021 (Part II). Cases Granted Review: LeDure v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., 20-807 LeDure v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., 20-807. The Court limited its grant of certiorari…

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