Category Archives: Conference Report

Conference Report – November 10, 2017 Conference

The Supreme Court issued orders from the November 9th conference on Monday morning.  The justices added three new cases to their docket and denied certiorari in a death penalty case from Alabama. All three of the cases that were added to the docket are First Amendment cases. The first, National Institute of Family and Life … Continue reading Conference Report – November 10, 2017 Conference

Conference Report – November 3, 2017 Conference

As part of its Order List from its November 3 Conference, the Supreme Court on Monday issued two summary decisions reversing lower court rulings in favor of habeas petitioners. It did not otherwise grant review in any new cases. The first case, Dunn v. Madison, involves the execution of an Alabama inmate who cannot remember … Continue reading Conference Report – November 3, 2017 Conference

Conference Report – October 27 Conference

On Monday, the Court released its Order List from the October 27 Conference. It didn’t add any new merits cases to the docket, but there were still a few noteworthy orders. In one closely watched case, the Court denied certiorari in 616 Croft Ave., LLC et al. v. West Hollywood, CA. The builders of a … Continue reading Conference Report – October 27 Conference