Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Lyle Denniston Independent Contractor Reporter

Lyle Denniston has been covering the Supreme Court for fifty-seven years. In that time, he has covered one-quarter of all of the Justices ever to sit, and he has reported on the entire careers on the bench of ten of the Justices. He has been a journalist of the law for sixty-seven years, beginning that career at the Otoe County Courthouse in Nebraska City, Nebraska, in the fall of 1948. He is not an attorney.

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01.20.16 Argument analysis: A “big deal” for a small town? Or not so big?
01.19.16 Immigration policy: Review and decision this Term
01.15.16 No action on immigration; McDonnell gets hearing
01.13.16 Argument analysis: Puerto Rico — special no more?
01.13.16 Argument analysis: Flirting with congressional supremacy
01.13.16 Argument preview: The Indians vs. the settlers, a modern sequel (UPDATED)
01.12.16 Opinion analysis: Juries control the death penalty (UPDATED)
01.11.16 Argument analysis: The question not asked
01.08.16 Court will question its power to decide Puerto Rico case
01.08.16 Court to decide Johnson retroactivity
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