Professor César F. Rosado Marzán of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law discusses the background and legal issues involved in Unite Here Local 355 v. Mulhall, a unique labor relations case being argued at the Supreme Court next week.
The Supreme Court will decide on another affirmative action case this Term. Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, though, is different from the previous Term’s case in its central premise. Learn the background of the case from Professor Vinay Harpalani of Chicago-Kent College of Law.
The case McCutcheon v. FEC will be argued on Tuesday, October 8. This is the biggest campaign finance reform case since Citizens United was decided in 2010. Learn the facts behind the case from ISCOTUS Director and Professor Carolyn Shapiro of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Prof. Sanford Greenberg discusses the Supreme Court’s upcoming review of whether the Constitution’s protection against self-incrimination applies before an individual has been arrested or read his rights.
Prof. Lori Andrews discusses an upcoming intellectual property case dealing with whether human genes can be patented.
Prof. Richard Kling describes Maryland v. King, where the Court will consider when the Fourth Amendment permits DNA searches of accused felons.
Prof. Douglas Godfrey discusses Florida v. Jardines, a Fourth Amendment case and the second of two cases heard by the Court this week concerning drug-detecting police dogs.
The Court is expected to hear two cases this week dealing with the use of police dogs trained to detect drugs. Prof. Sanford Greenberg discusses the first of these cases, Florida v. Harris.
The Court will release the audio recording of the arguments in yesterday’s widely followed affirmative action case on Friday. Below, Profs. Carolyn Shapiro and Sheldon Nahmod discuss the arguments made by each side in this case.
Profs. Carolyn Shapiro and Sheldon Nahmod discuss this widely anticipated affirmative action case. You can also review documents and listen to the lower court oral arguments in this case here. Additionally, Prof. Nahmod has also previously blogged about affirmative action.