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Merits Case Pages and Archives
On Tuesday the Justices will meet for their November 25 Conference. Our list of "Petitions to watch" for that Conference is here.
- 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
- Alabama Democratic Conference v. Alabama
Validity of Alabama redistricting plan under the Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Elonis v. United States
Standard to determine a "true threat" under the First Amendment
- Zivotofsky v. Kerry
Federal statute regarding place of birth on passport for U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem
- Heien v. North Carolina
Traffic stop based on mistake of law
- King v. Burwell
- Illinois v. Davis Retroactive application of Miller v. Alabama
- Cisco Systems, Inc. v. Commil USA, LLC Good faith belief in the invalidity of a patent as a defense in an infringement suit
- Friends of Amador County v. Jewell Reviewability of the Secretary of the Interior’s decision to recognize a tribe
Conference of November 25
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