Supreme Court Review 2015/2016 TERM
TUESDAY, MAY 03, 2016

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RECENT OPINIONS

DATE OF OPINION
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CASE NAME (click to navigate to case page) ISSUE VOTE APPEALED FROM
May 2, 2016 Ocasio v. United States Hobbs Act 5-3 4th Circuit
April 26, 2016 Heffernan v. Paterson, N.J. Retaliation for Perceived Speech or Association 6-2 3rd Circuit
April 20, 2016 Molina-Martinez v. United States United States Sentencing Guidelines 8-0 5th Circuit
April 20, 2016 Harris v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Redistricting and DOJ Preclearance 8-0 AZ
April 20, 2016 Bank Markazi v. Peterson Separation of Powers. 6-2 2nd Circuit
April 19, 2016 Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC Federal Preemption 9-0 4th Circuit
April 19, 2016 California Franchise Tax Board v. Hyatt Federal Discretionary-Function Immunity Rule 4-4 NV

RECENT ORAL ARGUMENTS

DATE OF ORAL ARGUMENT CASE NAME (click to navigate to case page) ISSUE APPEALED FROM
April 27, 2016 McDonnell v. United States What Constitutes "Official Action" 4th Circuit
April 26, 2016 Dietz v. Bouldin Recalling Jurors 9th Circuit
April 26, 2016 Mathis v. United States Armed Career Criminal Act 8th Circuit
April 25, 2016 Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Attorneys' Fees Award Under Copyright Act 2nd Circuit
April 25, 2016 Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee IPR Proceedings Federal Circuit
April 20, 2016 Birchfield v. North Dakota Criminality for Refusing to Take Chemical Test ND
April 20, 2016 Encino Motorcars v. Navarro Fair Labor Standards Act 9th Circuit

RECENT GRANTS OF CERTIORARI

DATE GRANTED CERTIORARI CASE NAME (click to navigate to case page) ISSUE OPINION BELOW
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APPEALED FROM
May 2, 2016 Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands Copyrightability August, 19, 2015 6th Circuit
May 2, 2016 SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products Defense of Laches in Patent Cases September, 18, 2015 Federal Circuit
April 26, 2016 Shaw v. United States Specific Intent under Bank-Fraud Statute March, 27, 2015 9th Circuit
April 25, 2016 Manrique v. United States Challenging a Restitution Award July, 15, 2015 11th Circuit
April 4, 2016 Woods v. Etherton AEDPA September, 2, 2015 6th Circuit
April 4, 2016 Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado Juror Testimony Regarding Racial Bias May, 18, 2015 CL
March 28, 2016 Bravo-Fernandez v. United States Preclusive Effect of Vacated Conviction June, 15, 2015 1st Circuit