SCOTUS begins November pleading session – Ballotpedia News
The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) began its November argument before themandate 2021-2022 November 1. The court hears the arguments in person and provides live audio broadcasts of the arguments.
This week, SCOTUS will hear the arguments in five cases. Click on the links below to learn more about these cases:
- Whole woman’s health c. Jackson from the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and asks the court to consider: “[W]whether a state can remove from the control of a federal court a law which prohibits the exercise of a constitutional right by delegating to the general public the power to enforce that prohibition through civil actions.
- United States v. Texas also from the fifth circuit and asks the court to consider: “May the United States bring an action in federal court and obtain an injunction or declaratory judgment against the state, state court judges, state court clerks, other officials of the State or all private parties to prohibit the application of SB 8 â.
- Houston Community College System v. Wilson asks the court to to consider: “Does the First Amendment restrict the power of an elected body to issue a resolution of no confidence in response to a member’s speech?” The case came from the Fifth Circuit.
- Badgerow vs. Walters comes from the fifth circuit and concerns “That the federal courts have competence ratione materiae confirm or set aside an arbitration award under Articles 9 and 10 of the [Federal Arbitration Act] where the only basis for jurisdiction is that the underlying dispute involved a federal question.
Next week, SCOTUS will hear arguments in five cases.
To date, the court has agreed to hear 45 cases during this period. Three cases were closed and one case was withdrawn the calendar of arguments. Twelve cases have not yet been scheduled for oral argument.