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  • Navigating the waters of the new term
    by Mark Walsh on October 4, 2022 at 1:53 am

    A View from the Courtroom is an occasional series offering an inside look at oral arguments and opinion announcements unfolding in real time. It is the first day the court has welcomed the general public into the courtroom since early 2020. The courtroom will be pretty... The post Navigating the waters of the new term appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Court agrees to hear nine new cases, including challenge to tech companies’ immunity under Section 230
    by Amy Howe on October 3, 2022 at 11:56 pm

    The Supreme Court on Monday added nine new cases to its docket, including a high-profile dispute over the extent of technology companies’ immunity from lawsuits based on the content they host. The new additions to the docket came in a list of orders from last... The post Court agrees to hear nine new cases, including challenge to tech companies’ immunity under Section 230 appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Roberts appoints federal district judge from Illinois as his new counselor
    by Ellena Erskine on October 3, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    Chief Justice John Roberts appointed Judge Robert Dow Jr. to take over from his long-time aid, Jeffrey Minear, as counselor to the chief justice, the court announced on Monday. Minear retired last month, after 16 years at the court. Since 2007, Dow has served as... The post Roberts appoints federal district judge from Illinois as his new counselor appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Justices ponder Clean Water Act’s application to wetlands in Jackson’s first oral argument
    by Amy Howe on October 3, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    The Supreme Court returned to the bench on Monday for the start of its new term. The justices did not waste any time in getting down to business, hearing argument in a long-running dispute over an Idaho couple’s efforts to build a home on land... The post Justices ponder Clean Water Act’s application to wetlands in Jackson’s first oral argument appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • The morning read for Monday, Oct. 3
    by SCOTUSblog on October 3, 2022 at 1:30 pm

    Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com. Here’s the Monday morning read: Supreme Court opens new term with murky wetlands... The post The morning read for Monday, Oct. 3 appeared first on SCOTUSblog.