SCOTUS looks likely to uphold Obamacare in second Court challenge

Mar 5, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

After yesterday’s oral arguments, it appears likely that the Supreme Court will uphold Obamacare in its second legal challenge to reach the Court.

SCOTUS poised to reverse in pregnancy discrimination case, but the details are up in the air

Dec 4, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday in the pregnancy discrimination case Young v. UPS. It appears that a majority supports Young’s case, but there’s no clear rule for broader application.

Contraception Mandate case: It all comes down to Justice Kennedy (again)

Mar 26, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby this week — the so-called “contraception mandate case — and it looks like it’s up to Justice Kennedy…again.

FantasySCOTUS: A new limitation on treaty-making powers to emerge from the actions of a scorned wife?

Nov 7, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

As unbelievable as it may seem, the Supreme Court looks poised to issue limits on constitutional treaty-making powers — for the first time in history.

Will SCOTUS strike down campaign donation limits in “Citizens United part 2″?

Oct 10, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court just heard oral arguments in McCutcheon v. FEC, popularly billed as “Citizens United, part 2”. How will the Court rule?

FantasySCOTUS: Are human genes patentable?

Apr 16, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc yesterday, which will determine whether human genes are patentable.

Final prediction on same-sex marriage cases, post oral arguments

Mar 28, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

After the dust settled from oral arguments, the Court seems very likely to strike down DOMA’s Section 3, but we don’t know why — a point that is very important to the legality of same-sex marriage

Justice Kennedy proves difficult to pin down in Shelby County oral arguments

Feb 28, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

During oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder, Justice Kennedy proved difficult to predict, making comments that suggested he was in favor of striking down Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, but others saying the opposite.

FantasySCOTUS prediction: Will SCOTUS allow forcible blood sampling by law enforcement?

Feb 19, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court is set to rule on Missouri v. McNeely, which could change the conditions under which it is constitutional for law enforcement to extract blood samples without the subject’s consent.

Law Students Can Learn More About WestlawNext By Playing FantasySCOTUS

Feb 14, 2013 By: Jake Knadle

Use your knowledge of the law and WestlawNext to play in FantasySCOTUS, a fantasy Supreme Court league. You might even win Westlaw Rewards Points or a Visa gift card.

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