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:

November, 1st

November 2

  • 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.

November 3

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 Three cases were closed and one case was withdrawn the calendar of arguments.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.

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