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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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16-6219 - Davila v. Davis - Opinion Announcement - June 26, 2017

6/26/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that ineffective assistance of appellate counsel does not overcome the procedural default of ineffective assistance of counsel claims.

Duration:00:03:57

16-373 - California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc. - Opinion Announcement - June 26, 2017

6/26/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that the filing of a putative class action lawsuit does not satisfy the three-year time limit in Section 13 of the Securities Act with respect to the individual claims of other class members.

Duration:00:02:46

16-1436 - Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project - Opinion Announcement - June 26, 2017

6/26/2017
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A case in which the Court would have decided whether the respondents' challenges to the temporary suspension of entry of aliens abroad under Section 2(c) of Executive Order No. 13,780 became moot on June 14, 2017, whether Section 2(c)'s temporary suspension of entry violates the Establishment Clause, and whether the global injunction issued by the district court is impermissibly overbroad. On June 26, 2017, the Court granted the government's applications for a stay of the preliminary...

Duration:00:00:50

15-577 - Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer - Opinion Announcement - June 26, 2017

6/26/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that the exclusion of churches from an otherwise neutral and secular aid program violates the First Amendment’s guarantee of free exercise of religion.

Duration:00:06:44

15-577 - Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer - Opinion Announcement - June 26, 2017 (Opinion of the Court)

6/26/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that the exclusion of churches from an otherwise neutral and secular aid program violates the First Amendment’s guarantee of free exercise of religion.

Duration:00:07:21

15-118 - Hernandez v. Mesa - Opinion Announcement - June 26, 2017

6/26/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that qualified immunity may not be granted based on facts that were unknown to the officer at the time of the incident, and that a court should consider whether an implied right of action is appropriate under Bivens v. Six Unknown Federal Narcotics Agents before addressing sensitive Fourth Amendment questions.

Duration:00:00:31

16-399 - Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Board - Opinion Announcement - June 23, 2017

6/23/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that a Merit Systems Protection Board decision to dismiss a case with mixed claims on jurisdictional grounds is subject to judicial review in district court.

Duration:00:06:19

16-327 - Lee v. United States - Opinion Announcement - June 23, 2017

6/23/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that, when a defendant claims that his plea was caused by ineffective assistance of counsel, the defendant can demonstrate that he was prejudiced by showing a reasonable probability that, but for his counsel’s errors, he would have gone to trial rather than accepting a plea.

Duration:00:06:41

15-214 - Murr v. Wisconsin - Opinion Announcement - June 23, 2017

6/23/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that, in a regulatory takings case, two legally distinct but commonly owned contiguous parcels should be combined for takings analysis purposes.

Duration:00:04:29

16-309 - Maslenjak v. United States - Opinion Announcement - June 22, 2017

6/22/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that, for a naturalized American citizen to be stripped of her citizenship, the government has to prove that she obtained her citizenship illegally; if the underlying illegality is a false statement to government officials, the government must prove that the false statement influenced the citizenship process.

Duration:00:05:08

16-240 - Weaver v. Massachusetts - Opinion Announcement - June 22, 2017

6/22/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that, in the context of the violation of a right to a public trial during jury selection, when the structural error was first raised via an ineffective assistance of counsel claim, the defendant must demonstrate that he suffered prejudice in order to secure a new trial.

Duration:00:03:42

15-1503 - Turner v. United States - Opinion Announcement - June 22, 2017

6/22/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that the precedent of Brady v. Maryland does not require that the convictions in this case be overturned because the withheld evidence in question is not material under the standard established in Brady.

Duration:00:04:20

16-5294 - McWilliams v. Dunn - Opinion Announcement - June 19, 2017

6/19/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that Ake v. Oklahoma clearly established that a state must provide an indigent defendant with access to an expert witness who is sufficiently available to the defense and independent of the prosecution to effectively conduct an examination and assist in the preparation of a defense.

Duration:00:04:16

16-466 - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California - Opinion Announcement - June 19, 2017

6/19/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that, when the plaintiffs’ claims would have been exactly the same even if the defendant had no forum state contacts, there is no basis for specific jurisdiction because the case does not sufficiently arise out of or relate to the defendant’s forum activities.

Duration:00:01:27

15-1358 - Ziglar v. Abbasi - Opinion Announcement - June 19, 2017

6/19/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that, in suits against government officials for personally violating the Constitution, “context” should be defined narrowly for the purpose of determining whether a claim arose in a “new context,” and the government officials in this case are entitled to qualified immunity.

Duration:00:07:50

15-1358 - Ziglar v. Abbasi - Opinion Announcement - June 19, 2017 (Dissent by Breyer)

6/19/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that, in suits against government officials for personally violating the Constitution, “context” should be defined narrowly for the purpose of determining whether a claim arose in a “new context,” and the government officials in this case are entitled to qualified immunity.

Duration:00:09:51

15-1293 - Matal v. Tam - Opinion Announcement - June 19, 2017

6/19/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that the Disparagement Clause prohibits trademarks that disparage the members of a racial or ethnic group and violates the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment.

Duration:00:00:55

15-1194 - Packingham v. North Carolina - Opinion Announcement - June 19, 2017

6/19/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that the North Carolina law prohibiting registered sex offenders from accessing various websites, where minors are known to be active and have accounts, regardless of whether or not the sex offender directly interacted with a minor violates the First Amendment.

Duration:00:04:25

16-349 - Henson v. Santander Consumer USA, Inc. - Opinion Announcement - June 12, 2017

6/12/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that a party that purchases a debt and attempts to collect the debt for its own account is not a “debt collector” subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Duration:00:03:33

15-457 - Microsoft v. Baker - Opinion Announcement - June 12, 2017

6/12/2017
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A case in which the Court determined that the federal courts of appeals lack jurisdiction to review an order denying class certification after the named plaintiffs have voluntarily dismissed their claims with prejudice.

Duration:00:07:04