Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
The busy bees over on First Street have been working extra hard this week, issuing orders in two cases, hearing oral arguments in six cases, and releasing four opinions today.
The four Supreme Court opinions released today are:
The Court also granted certiorari in two cases yesterday, Ryan v. Gonzales and Tibbales v. Carter, both dealing with the rights of capital defendants. One of the denials, however, was far more interesting than either of the grants; the Court denied Louisiana's motion to file a bill of complaint with the High Court to challenge the inclusion of undocumented immigrants in census totals. The state may still bring the complaint in a district court, and work its way through the federal court system.
While media focus on the Court has shifted from the usual caseload to next week's Affordable Care Act arguments, the Court is hearing arguments in non-healthcare cases this week. Tuesday, the Court heard Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs. On Wednesday, the Nine will hear arguments in Vasquez v. U.S. and Reichle v. Howards.
If all this information isn't enough to satisfy your SCOTUS cravings for the week, you're in luck. SCOTUSblog is predicting that more Supreme Court opinions will be released on Wednesday.