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Merits Case Pages and Archives
On Monday the Court will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
On Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the Court's May 20 Conference, followed by one or more opinions at 10. We will begin live-blogging shortly before 9:30.
- Glossip v. Gross
The constitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of using a sedative as the first drug in a death penalty protocol.
- Obergefell v. Hodges
State ban on same-sex marriage.
- King v. Burwell
Availability of federal tax subsidies to individuals who purchase health insurance on an exchange operated by the federal government
- Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
Whether disparate-impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act
- Zivotofsky v. Kerry
Federal statute regarding place of birth on passport for U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem
- Glossip v. Gross
- Currier v. Jackson Women's Health Organization Constitutionality of a Mississippi law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital
- Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Constitutionality of the University of Texas at Austin’s undergraduate admissions process
Conference of May 21
- City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan Police officers have qualified immunity from lawsuit arising out of injuries to woman with mental disability.
- Coleman-Bey v. Tollefson Dismissal of a prisoner's suit counts as a "strike" limiting other suits by the prisoner, even if an appeal of the dismissal is still pending.
- Comptroller v. Wynne Maryland's tax scheme violates the Constitution because it does not give full credit for taxes paid in other states.
- Tibble v. Edison International Timeliness of ERISA fiduciary duty claim over investments does not necessarily run from initial selection of investments.
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