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Opinion announcements from the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Opinion announcements from the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.
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Opinion announcements from the Supreme Court of the United States, presented by Oyez, a multimedia judicial archive at the IllinoisTech Chicago-Kent College of Law.

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English


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142-orig - Florida v. Georgia - Opinion Announcement - June 27, 2018

6/27/2018
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A case in which the Court held that Florida made a legally sufficient showing as to the possibility of fashioning an effective remedial decree equitably apportioning the waters of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin (ACF Basin).

Duration:00:03:50

16-1466 - Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31 - Opinion Announcement - June 27, 2018

6/27/2018
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A case in which the Court decided the State of Illinois’ extraction of agency fees from nonconsenting public-sector employees violates the First Amendment; Abood v. Detroit Bd. of Ed., 431 U.S. 209 (1977), which held otherwise, was overruled.

Duration:00:15:29

17-965 - Trump v. Hawaii - Opinion Announcement - June 26, 2018

6/26/2018
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A case in which the Court held that President Donald Trump’s Proclamation restricting travel and immigration to the US from certain countries (“travel ban”) does not violate the president’s statutory authority or the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. The Court was also asked, but did not decide, whether a global injunction barring enforcement of parts of the Proclamation is impermissibly overbroad.

Duration:00:16:46

17-965 - Trump v. Hawaii - Opinion Announcement - June 26, 2018 (Part 2)

6/26/2018
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A case in which the Court held that President Donald Trump’s Proclamation restricting travel and immigration to the US from certain countries (“travel ban”) does not violate the president’s statutory authority or the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. The Court was also asked, but did not decide, whether a global injunction barring enforcement of parts of the Proclamation is impermissibly overbroad.

Duration:00:15:28

16-1140 - National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra - Opinion Announcement - June 26, 2018

6/26/2018
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A case in which the Court decided that pro-life pregnancy center petitioners were likely to succeed on their claim that the California Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency Act violated the First Amendment.

Duration:00:05:07

17-586 - Abbott v. Perez - Opinion Announcement - June 25, 2018

6/25/2018
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A case in which the Court decided that the district court erred in disregarding the presumption of good faith on the part of the Texas Legislature and improperly reversed the burden of proof in requiring the state to show a lack of discriminatory intent in adopting new districting plans; the Court also held that one of the state house districts at issue was an impermissible racial gerrymander.

Duration:00:09:38

16-1454 - Ohio v. American Express Co. - Opinion Announcement - June 25, 2018

6/25/2018
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A case in which the Court held, under the “rule of reason,” that the government’s showing that American Express’s anti-steering provisions stifled price competition on the merchant side of the credit-card platform was not sufficient to prove a violation of antitrust law.

Duration:00:03:47

16-1348 - Currier v. Virginia - Opinion Announcement - June 22, 2018

6/22/2018
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A case in which the Court decided that because Michael Currier consented to a severance of the multiple charges against him, his second trial and resulting conviction, following an acquittal at his first trial, did not violate the double jeopardy clause.

Duration:00:05:43

16-1423 - Ortiz v. United States - Opinion Announcement - June 22, 2018

6/22/2018
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A case in which the Court held that it has jurisdiction to review the CAAF's decisions and that Judge Martin T. Mitchell’s simultaneous service on the US Court of Military Commission Review (CMCR) and the US Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals (AFCCA) does not violate the Appointments Clause or 10 U.S.C. § 973(b)(2)(A).

Duration:00:06:57

16-402 - Carpenter v. United States - Opinion Announcement - June 22, 2018

6/22/2018
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A case in which the Court held that the warrantless seizure and search of cell phone records revealing the location and movements of a cell phone user over the course of 127 days violates the Fourth Amendment.

Duration:00:07:17

16-1011 - WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp. - Opinion Announcement - June 22, 2018

6/22/2018
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A case in which the Court held that WesternGeco’s award for lost profits was a permissible domestic application of § 284 of the Patent Act.

Duration:00:03:12

17-530 - Wisconsin Central Ltd. v. United States - Opinion Announcement - June 21, 2018

6/21/2018
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A case in which the Court decided that employee stock options are not taxable “compensation” under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act because they are not “money remuneration.”

Duration:00:05:00

17-494 - South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. - Opinion Announcement - June 21, 2018

6/21/2018
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A case in which the Court overruled Quill Corp. v. North Dakota and National Bellas Hess, Inc. v. Department of Revenue of Illinois, holding that states may require sellers with no physical presence in the state to collect and remit sales tax for goods sold within the state.

Duration:00:06:05

17-459 - Pereira v. Sessions - Opinion Announcement - June 21, 2018

6/21/2018
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A case in which the Court held that a notice to appear for a removal hearing that does not specify the place and time of the hearing does not trigger the stop-time rule of 8 U.S.C. § 1229b(b)(1), which gives the attorney general discretion to cancel removal for an alien who, among other criteria, has been continuously physically present in the country for at least ten years.

Duration:00:05:13

17-130 - Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission - Opinion Announcement - June 21, 2018

6/21/2018
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A case in which the Court decided that administrative law judges of the Securities and Exchange Commission are "officers of the United States" subject to the Constitution's Appointments Clause.

Duration:00:05:07

17-5639 - Chavez-Meza v. United States - Opinion Announcement - June 18, 2018

6/18/2018
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A case in which the Court held that because the record in this case as a whole demonstrated that the judge had a reasoned basis for his decision, the judge’s explanation for reducing Adaucto Chavez-Meza’s sentence under 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(2) to the middle instead of the bottom of the amended Federal Guidelines range was adequate.

Duration:00:03:50

17-21 - Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Florida - Opinion Announcement - June 18, 2018

6/18/2018
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A case in which the Court decided that the existence of probable cause for Fane Lozman’s arrest for disrupting a city council meeting did not bar his First Amendment retaliatory arrest claim under the circumstances of this case.

Duration:00:05:02

16-9493 - Rosales-Mireles v. United States - Opinion Announcement - June 18, 2018

6/18/2018
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A case in which the Court held that a miscalculation of a Federal Guidelines sentencing range that has been determined to be plain and to affect a defendant’s substantial rights calls for a court of appeals to exercise its discretion under Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 52(b) to vacate the defendant’s sentence in the ordinary case.

Duration:00:04:25

17-333 - Benisek v. Lamone - Opinion Announcement - June 18, 2018

6/18/2018
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A case in which the Court upheld the federal district court's denial of a motion for a preliminary injunction by several Republican voters who alleged partisan gerrymandering in Maryland.

Duration:00:02:43

16-1161 - Gill v. Whitford - Opinion Announcement - June 18, 2018

6/18/2018
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A case in which the Court was asked to decide whether partisan gerrymandering claims are justiciable, but the Court held that the plaintiffs lacked judicial standing.

Duration:00:06:29