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Case preview: Justices to contemplate procedural subject in main climate-change lawsuit

Argument analysis: Justices ponder narrow question in second look at arbitration dispute

The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on Tuesday in a lawsuit brought by the city of Baltimore against companies that produce fossil fuels, seeking to hold them responsible for their role in global warming. The justices won’t weigh in on the merits of the city’s claims or the companies’ defenses; instead, the court will … Read more

Case preview: Conflict over media possession guidelines arrives on the court docket

Case preview: Justices to consider effect of change in government policy on cases seeking symbolic damages

On Tuesday the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the latest chapter of a long-running battle between the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit over the FCC’s efforts to deregulate media ownership. Although the case is a technical one, the court’s eventual ruling could affect who owns … Read more

Case preview: Justices to think about FTC’s authority to compel financial aid

Argument analysis: Many questions, few solutions on immunity in claims arising from Nazi-era art sale

Posted Tue, Jan 12th 2021 9:08 am by Ronald Mann Wednesday’s argument in AMG Capital Management v Federal Trade Commission includes the power of the FTC to seek financial relief when using litigation to enforce its powers under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act to “unfair or misleading Actions … that affect trade … Read more

Case preview: Justices to contemplate impact of change in authorities coverage on instances in search of symbolic damages

Case preview: Justices to consider effect of change in government policy on cases seeking symbolic damages

Der Oberste Gerichtshof wird am Dienstag eine mündliche Verhandlung in einem Fall führen, in dem in Frage gestellt wird, ob eine Klage, die nur symbolischen Schadenersatz fordert, fortgesetzt werden kann, nachdem die Regierung die angefochtene verfassungswidrige Politik geändert hat, oder ob der Fall stattdessen strittig ist – das heißt, keine lebende Kontroverse mehr. Das Problem … Read more

Case preview: Justices will confront statutory puzzle on bond eligibility for noncitizens contesting deportation

Court releases January calendar (updated)

Pham v. Guzman Chavez, der am 11. Januar diskutiert wird, befasst sich mit dem Recht bestimmter Nicht-Staatsbürger, während ihrer Abschiebung aus den Vereinigten Staaten auf Kaution freigelassen zu werden. Bei den fraglichen Migranten handelt es sich um eine Untergruppe einer Untergruppe: diejenigen, die zuvor entfernt wurden und gesetzlich aufgrund der Wiedereinsetzung der vorherigen Anordnung einer … Read more

Case preview: The $124 billion questions – Justices to listen to argument in dispute over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac shareholder go well with

Case preview: The $124 billion questions – Justices to hear argument in dispute over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac shareholder suit

The Supreme Court in June ruled in Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that statutory restrictions on the president’s ability to remove the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau violated the Constitution’s separation of powers. On Wednesday, the court will consider whether a different set of restrictions, governing the removal of the director … Read more

Case preview: Justices once more tackle anti-robocall legislation

Case preview: Justices again take on anti-robocall law

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear a hearing on Facebook v Duguid for the second time this year about federal law banning robocalls and robotext messages to cell phones. This time around the court the question arises whether calls and texts sent with certain automated messaging systems fall under the robocall ban – including … Read more

Case preview: International sovereign immunity, comity and the Holocaust

Case preview: Foreign sovereign immunity, comity and the Holocaust

The Holocaust (in Hebrew Shoah, or “destruction”) comes to the Supreme Court on Monday. Republic of Hungary v. Simon and Federal Republic of Germany v. Philipp require the justices to decide whether classes of survivors can pursue claims in federal court seeking compensation from the European countries and related entities that took property from their … Read more

Case preview: Justices to think about immunity for Germany in claims arising from Nazi-era artwork sale

Case preview: Justices to consider immunity for Germany in claims arising from Nazi-era art sale

Es ist fast 90 Jahre her, dass Adolf Hitler in Deutschland an die Macht kam, und 75 Jahre seit dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs. Trotz des Zeitablaufs dauern die Bemühungen an, wertvolle Kunstwerke wiederzugewinnen, die von den Nazis beschlagnahmt oder unter Zwang an sie verkauft wurden. Am Montag wird der Oberste Gerichtshof in einem solchen … Read more