Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

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Stephen I. Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) is a professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law. His teaching and research focus on federal jurisdiction, constitutional law (especially the separation of powers), national security law, and international criminal law.

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05.18.15 Opinion analysis: Dismissed prisoner suits count as “strikes” even while being appealed
04.30.15 Argument analysis: The easy way or the hard way to decide an untimely immigration appeal?
04.27.15 Argument preview: What happens when deadlines in removal proceedings are missed due to ineffective assistance of counsel?
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