The Supreme Court today, divided 4-4, affirmed the lower court’s ruling in Board of Education v. Tom F. in a blank per curiam opinion. Justice Kennedy had recused himself from this case. Tom F. centers around the applicabilty of the Individuals with Disabilities Act to students who have not previously recieved education from a public [...]

One of the cases that we’ve been looking forward too the most, Morse v. Fredrick, was decided today. By a vote of 6-3, the court held that Principal Deborah Morse was not acting unconstitutionally when she suppressed Fredrick’s right to hold up a banner that read ‘BONG HITS 4 JESUS.’ You can read my recap [...]



Random Posts

  • Updated Term Statistics: I've updated the term statistics and you can find the new versions of each chart below: Complete (includes all three charts) --- Term I...
  • Updates: I've updated a lot of the information on the Term Case Index in preparation for today's cases. I expect the Supreme Court to hand down 1-2 o...
  • A Deeper Look at Reversal Rates: An article in today's Cincinati Enquirer highlights the Sixth Circuit's current 15-case losing streak in the Supreme Court. Circuits regular...
  • Top Female Advocates Before the Supreme Court: To celebrate Patricia Millett's record-breaking thirty-first Supreme Court argument last week in Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatom...
  • PDF Packs for the Past Decade: I've been pillaging the Supreme Court's website in search of PDFs that I can archive for future reference. Using the Court's website and the...

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Categories