At the end of this month, the Supreme Court will hear what may be one of the most significant challenges of the Roberts Era – the Affordable Care Act Cases. Prof. Kent Streseman of the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law discusses the first, somewhat obscure question the Court will hear.
Oyez is now putting the finishing touches on a special feature that will delve deeper into the origins of the ACA cases and clarify the questions they raise. Stay tuned!
There’s been a great deal of coverage in the media about the amount of time the Court has allocated to arguments in the ACA challenges, which it will hear at the end of this month. Just how significant is it that the Court granted six hours of arguments to these challenges? The answer is a bit complicated.
In a significant Fourth Amendment decision, the Court today found that law enforcement authorities must obtain warrants before using GPS tracking devices to monitor a vehicle. The decision was unanimous.
The Supreme Court on Friday issued an unsigned, per curiam opinion in Perry v. Perez halting the implementation of a congressional district map drawn by a Federal district court, after the lower court rejected the Texas legislature’s map.
The Court today granted review in the Federal government’s challenge to Arizona’s controversial immigration reform law, with Justice Kagan recusing herself from the case. SCOTUSblog has a nice summary of the law.