I have to apologize for the lack of posts over the last few days. I’ve been working on an amicus brief in Ricci v. DeStefano and I need to submit it sooner rather than later. Regardless, the Court probably won’t be handing down any opinions until mid- to late-February. In the last three years, the [...]

The Supreme Court Opinion Line is reporting that: “We expect to release orders and opinions on Wednesday, January 21.” Usually the opinion line simply says: “The next day for possible opinions is ____.” I’m not sure I’d read too much into it, but the Court was expected to hand down opinions on Wednesday regardless.

Opinions Expected on Tuesday

The court will hand down the remaining orders from last week’s conference today. The next day during which opinions might be released is Tuesday.



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