Supreme Court Report: Torres v. Texas Dep’t of Public Safety, 20-603

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: Torres v. Texas Dep’t of Public Safety, 20-603 Torres v. Texas Dep’t of Public Safety, 20-603. The question presented is “whether…

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Supreme Court Report: Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., 21-328

December 3, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 4 This Report summarizes an opinion issued on November 22, 2021 (Part I); and cases granted review on November 15 and 24, 2021 (Part II). Cases Granted Review: Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., 21-328 Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., 21-328. At issue is “whether a party asserting waiver of the right…

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Supreme Court Report: Berger v. North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, 21-248

December 3, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 4 This Report summarizes an opinion issued on November 22, 2021 (Part I); and cases granted review on November 15 and 24, 2021 (Part II). Cases Granted Review: Berger v. North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, 21-248 Berger v. North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, 21-248. North…

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Supreme Court Report: Mississippi v. Tennessee, 143 Original

December 3, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 4 This Report summarizes an opinion issued on November 22, 2021 (Part I). Cases Granted Review: Mississippi v. Tennessee, 143 Original Mississippi v. Tennessee, 143 Original. The Court unanimously held that Mississippi’s objection to Tennessee’s pumping of groundwater from the Middle Claiborne Aquifer is subject to the remedy of…

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Supreme Court Report: West Virginia v. EPA, 20-1530; North American Coal Corp. v. EPA, 20-1531; Westmoreland Mining Holdings, LLC v. EPA, 20-1778; North Dakota v. EPA, 20-1780

November 9, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on October 29 and November 5, 2021 (Part I). Cases Granted Review: West Virginia v. EPA, 20-1530; North American Coal Corp. v. EPA, 20-1531; Westmoreland Mining Holdings, LLC v. EPA, 20-1778; North Dakota v. EPA, 20-1780 West Virginia v. EPA, 20-1530; North…

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Supreme Court Report: Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Health Benefit Plan v. Davita, Inc., 20-1641

November 9, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on October 29 and November 5, 2021 (Part I). Cases Granted Review: Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Health Benefit Plan v. Davita, Inc., 20-1641 Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Health Benefit Plan v. Davita, Inc., 20-1641. The Medicare Secondary Payer Act prohibits a health…

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Supreme Court Report: Egbert v. Boule, 21-147

November 9, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on October 29 and November 5, 2021 (Part I). Cases Granted Review: Egbert v. Boule, 21-147 Egbert v. Boule, 21-147. The Court limited the grant of certiorari to the first two questions, which ask: (1) “Whether a cause of action exists under…

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Supreme Court Report: Arizona v. City and County of San Francisco, CA, 20-1775

November 9, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on October 29 and November 5, 2021 (Part I). Cases Granted Review: Arizona v. City and County of San Francisco, CA, 20-1775 Arizona v. City and County of San Francisco, CA, 20-1775. The Court limited the grant of certiorari to the first…

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Supreme Court Report: Ruan v. United States, 20-1410; Kahn v. United States, 21-5261

November 9, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 3 This Report summarizes cases granted review on October 29 and November 5, 2021 (Part I). Cases Granted Review: Ruan v. United States, 20-1410; Kahn v. United States, 21-5261 Ruan v. United States, 20-1410; Kahn v. United States, 21-5261. At issue is “whether a physician alleged to have prescribed…

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Supreme Court Report: City of Tahlequah, OK v. Bond, 20-1668

October 21, 2021 Volume 29, Issue 2 This Report summarizes opinions issued on October 18, 2021 (Part I); and cases granted review on that date (Part II). Opinion: City of Tahlequah, OK v. Bond, 20-1668 City of Tahlequah, OK v. Bond, 20-1668. The Court summarily reversed a Tenth Circuit decision that had denied qualified immunity…

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