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  • Now available on Oyez: This week’s oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts
    by Oyez Project on January 17, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    Oyez has posted the aligned audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Lucky Brand Dungarees v. Marcel Fashion Group Thole v. U.S. Bank Kelly v. United States Romag Fasteners v. Fossil Babb v. Wilkie The post Now available on Oyez: This week’s oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Petitions of the week
    by Andrew Hamm on January 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, whether the Federal Aviation Act preempts a state law limiting the length of an airport runway, whether the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act permits plaintiffs to execute judgments against a foreign sovereign’s juridically separate instrumentalities and whether regulations issued by the The post Petitions of the week appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Friday round-up
    by Edith Roberts on January 17, 2020 at 11:53 am

    Yesterday afternoon, Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in as the officer charged with presiding over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Kal Golde covers the court’s answers to some frequently asked questions about the chief justice’s role for this blog. For USA Today, Richard Wolf reports that “[f]or the next several weeks, Roberts The post Friday round-up appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Argument analysis: May a federal employer say “OK, boomer” to a job applicant?
    by Charlotte Garden on January 16, 2020 at 7:48 pm

    On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard argument in Babb v. Wilkie, about whether the provision of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act that applies to the federal government requires plaintiffs to show that they would have received better treatment “but for” the government’s consideration of their age. The key statutory language requires that federal agencies’ The post Argument analysis: May a federal employer say “OK, boomer” to a job applicant? appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Roberts set to preside over Senate impeachment trial
    by Kalvis Golde on January 16, 2020 at 6:23 pm

    This afternoon at 2 p.m., Chief Justice John Roberts will travel by car from the Supreme Court to the Senate to assume his role as presiding officer over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. The court’s Public Information Office today answered some questions about Roberts’ role in the trial and how it will affect The post Roberts set to preside over Senate impeachment trial appeared first on SCOTUSblog.