Weekly Roundup: January 15, 2014

Did you miss your Supreme Court news over the last few weeks? Let our Roundup help. (To stay on top of the latest Supreme Court happenings, follow ISCOTUS on Twitter.)

Current Cases

The Supreme Court case Noel Canning v. NLRB deals with presidential appointments when the Senate fails to confirm. Professor Shapiro takes us inside the case

Go inside the upcoming Supreme Court bankruptcy case with Professor Adrian Walters and Judge Timothy Barnes

The holiday season brings the issues involved in Town of Greece v. Galloway into the spotlight

Oral argument in an abduction case before the Supreme Court last session got personal when a lawyer revealed part of his past

Free speech or peer pressure? The Court will not hear a case about political buttons near polling places

The Court will decide what counts as a congressional recess and also a follow-up to a case involving Anna Nicole Smith

Justice Sotomayor granted a stay on a small part of the Obamacare contraception mandate

Supreme Court granted eight new cases earlier this week

The Supreme Court denied to hear appeal on Arizona abortion ban

The Court will decide whether Aereo can legally broadcast TV over the Internet

Oral argument in Noel Canning v. NLRB shows Supreme Court skepticism toward recess appointment power

The Supreme Court reached decisions this week in Daimler AG v. Bauman and in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp

Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage in Utah while case is appealed

Judge who struck down Utah’s ban on gay marriage repeatedly cited Scalia’s Windsor dissent

Smith v. Maryland and the NSA

Will the federal judge’s ruling against the NSA stand, or will the Supreme Court decide the issue?

How did a Supreme Court ruling against a stalker in 1979 turn into the basis for NSA data collection?

Judge says NSA phone surveillance is legal, potentially leading to Supreme Court ruling

Smith v. Maryland is cited by the US government for NSA phone data collection. Listen to its argument from The Oyez Project

All About the Court

Discover the Twitter uproar that brought [laughter] back to the Supreme Court

Justice Ginsburg discussed being a woman on the Court and plenty more

Ohio Justice Maureen O’Connor argues for the Supreme Court to allow cameras

2013 was a big year for the Court – with wins and losses for both ends of the political spectrum

Justice Sotomayor helmed New Year’s Eve ball drop in NYC

Should demonstrators be allowed on the steps of the Supreme Court? The Justice department says no

The history of the Supreme Court Justice bobblehead dolls, the envy of courtwatchers everywhere

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