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Texas v. USA Oral Argument Preview
Posted on 16 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Judge Hanen’s rulings on both the standing and the APA issues — specifically, that DACA and DAPA are not discretionary and thus require notice and comment rulemaking under the APA — cannot be squared with either the evidence in... Read More

Supreme Court News (Tuesday, January 17, 2017) - Updated
Posted on 17 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Today, January 17, 2017, the SCOTUS hears oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya , a case with "potentially far-reaching constitutional implications," according to Prof. Kevin Johnson . Here's a link to the transcript . Last Friday, January... Read More

Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: Maslenjak v. U.S.
Posted on 24 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nancy Morawetz, Apr. 24, 2017 - "[On Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017,] the Supreme Court will hear argument in Maslenjak v. United States , a case in which the government seeks extraordinary power to jail and strip citizenship from anyone based on an immaterial... Read More

Posner, Easterbrook Skewer Indiana at Oral Argument: Exodus Refugee International v. Pence
Posted on 16 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Esther Yu Hsi Lee, ThinkProgress, Sept. 15, 2016 - "In a tense exchange with attorneys defending Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s order to prevent Syrian refugees from resettling in his state, two federal judges sharply criticized the legal rationale... Read More

Preview of Today's Sup. Ct. Oral Argument in Hernández v. Mesa
Posted on 21 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Edith Roberts, SCOTUSblog, Feb. 21, 2017 - "Today the court returns from its February break to hear oral argument in ... Hernández v. Mesa , a case that stems from the cross-border shooting of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent... Read More

Stand by for Recordings of TX v. USA Oral Argument Later Today, Apr. 17, 2015
Posted on 17 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On Friday, April 17, 2015, the court will hear oral argument in this case [CA5 No. 15-40238] in the West Courtroom, Room 265, of the John Minor Wisdom United States Court of Appeals Building, 600 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA. The argument will begin... Read More

Supreme Court Oral Argument in U.S. v. Texas Set for April 18, 2016
Posted on 4 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

SCOTUSblog, Mar. 4, 2016 - "Issue: (1) Whether a state that voluntarily provides a subsidy to all aliens with deferred action has Article III standing and a justiciable cause of action under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) to challenge the... Read More