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Argument analysis: Justices consider federal courts’ statutory authority to review decisions from the Board of Immigration Appeals

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the consolidated cases of Guerrero-Lasprilla v. Barr and Ovalles v. Barr. These cases focus on the meaning of a single statutory provision: 8 U.S.C. § 1252(a)(2)(D). The parties agree the statute means that U.S. courts of appeals are authorized to consider “questions of law” raised in […]
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December 10, 2019/by Kit Johnson

Argument analysis: Justices consider federal courts’ statutory authority to review decisions from the Board of Immigration Appeals

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the consolidated cases of Guerrero-Lasprilla v. Barr and Ovalles v. Barr. These cases focus on the meaning of a single statutory provision: 8 U.S.C. § 1252(a)(2)(D). The parties agree the statute means that U.S. courts of appeals are authorized to consider “questions of law” raised in […]
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December 10, 2019/by Kit Johnson

Argument analysis: Justices appear sympathetic to insurers in dispute over risk-corridor compensation

This morning the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a relatively obscure case in which billions of dollars are at stake. At issue is whether health-insurance companies that lost money offering policies on the “health benefit exchanges” established by the Affordable Care Act are entitled to compensation for their losses, or whether Congress repealed any […]
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December 10, 2019/by Amy Howe

Relist Watch

John Elwood briefly reviews Monday’s relists. On Monday, the Supreme Court further thinned the ranks of pending relists, denying review in Schexnayder v. Vannoy, 18-8341, which involved hair-raising allegations that a Louisiana state court had a secret policy of denying all pro se prisoner writ applications. The allegations  came to light only when a former […]
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December 10, 2019/by John Elwood

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December 10, 2019/by Wesley Scott

Tuesday round-up

This morning brings oral argument in two cases. The first is Maine Community Health Options v. United States, which stems from the federal government’s failure to fully reimburse health insurance companies for losses created as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Amy Howe previewed the case for this blog, in a post that first […]
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December 10, 2019/by Edith Roberts

Justices turn down opioid lawsuit, challenge to ultrasound law

This morning the Supreme Court issued orders from the justices’ December 6 conference. The justices did not add any new cases to their merits docket for the term. The justices declined to take up the case of Louie Schexnayder, a Louisiana inmate who was sentenced to life in prison for the stabbing death of Eugene […]
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December 9, 2019/by Amy Howe

Are You Afraid To File Bankruptcy in Rochester, MN

At Kain & Scott we understand how terrifying it is for guests to face the prospect of a bankruptcy. Most of us have some level of anxiety in general. But, when it comes to bankruptcy, and the thought of filing one, most of our anxiety l...
December 9, 2019/by Wesley Scott

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