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  • Petitions of the week
    by Aurora Barnes on July 16, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, the effect of Section 929P(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act’s jurisdictional amendments on Sections 10(b) and 17(a) of the Securities Exchange Act in Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions and in federal criminal prosecutions, and the scope of a federal district […] The post Petitions of the week appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]

  • Tuesday round-up
    by Edith Roberts on July 16, 2019 at 10:32 am

    Briefly: Jake Holland reports at Bloomberg Law that “[o]nly 17% of oral arguments before the Supreme Court in the 2018-19 term were presented by women,” a number that “remains nearly unchanged from half a decade ago.” At Take Care, Leah Litman argues that the Trump administration’s actions between the Supreme Court’s decision blocking the inclusion […] The post Tuesday round-up appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]

  • Monday round-up
    by Edith Roberts on July 15, 2019 at 10:27 am

    Amy Howe reports for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court, that “[t]he battle over the Trump administration’s efforts to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border came to the Supreme Court [on Friday], as the federal government asked the justices to block a lower-court order that barred the […] The post Monday round-up appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]

  • Battle over border wall comes to the court
    by Amy Howe on July 12, 2019 at 11:56 pm

    The battle over the Trump administration’s efforts to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border came to the Supreme Court today, as the federal government asked the justices to block a lower-court order that barred the government from using $2.5 billion in Pentagon funds for construction of the wall. The lawsuit in which the justices […] The post Battle over border wall comes to the court appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]

  • Friday round-up
    by Edith Roberts on July 12, 2019 at 10:51 am

    Amy Howe reports for this blog that yesterday “President Donald Trump announced that his administration will end its battle to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census … two weeks after the Supreme Court blocked the government from including the question.” For The New York Times, Katie Rogers and others report that the president “instructed the […] The post Friday round-up appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]