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The morning read for Wednesday, April 17

ShareThe court expects to issue one or more opinions this morning in argued cases from the current term. Following the opinion announcements, the court will hear oral arguments in Thornell v. Jones. Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Wednesday morning...

Wed Apr 17, 2024 16:58
Announcement of opinions for Wednesday, April 17 (complete)

ShareWe live blogged as the court released opinions in two argued cases from the current term. The court held in Muldrow v. City of St. Louis that an employee challenging a job transfer under Title VII must show that the transfer brought about some harm with respect to an identifiable term or condition of employment, but the harm does not have to...

Wed Apr 17, 2024 08:02
Justices divided over Jan. 6 participant’s call to throw out obstruction charge

ShareThe Supreme Court on Tuesday was divided over whether charges against a former Pennsylvania police officer who entered the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021, attacks should stand. Joseph Fischer argued that the law he was charged with violating, which bars obstruction of an official proceeding, was only intended to apply to evidence tampering...

Wed Apr 17, 2024 00:05
Justices limit securities liability for omission of material facts

ShareAs securities cases go, Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. v. Moab Partners is a simple one. The case involves Rule 10b-5 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among other things, that rule creates a private cause of action whenever a company omits material facts in connection with a securities transaction, if that omission would render any “statements...

Tue Apr 16, 2024 18:04
The morning read for Tuesday, April 16

ShareThe court expects to issue one or more opinions this morning in argued cases from the current term. Following the opinion announcements, the court will hear oral arguments in Fischer v. U.S. Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Tuesday morning read:...

Tue Apr 16, 2024 17:06
Announcement of opinions for Tuesday, April 16 (complete)

ShareWe live blogged as the court released opinions in two cases from the current term. The court ruled 7-2 in Rudisill v. McDonough that servicemembers who, through separate periods of service, accrue benefits under both the Post-9/11 Veterans Act and the Montgomery GI Bill, can use either one, in any order, up to a 48-month aggregate cap. The...

Tue Apr 16, 2024 17:06

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