Supreme Court of the United States

Today at the Court - Sunday, Feb 18, 2018

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Recent Decisions

January 22, 2018
National Assn. of Mfrs. v. Department of Defense (16-299)
Challenges to an Environmental Protection Agency regulation defining the Clean Water Act term “waters of the United States” must be filed in federal district courts.

Artis v. District of Columbia (16-460)
Title 28 U. S. C. §1367(d)’s instruction to “toll” a state limitations period while a supplemental state-law claim is pending in federal court means to hold it in abeyance, i.e., to stop the clock.

District of Columbia v. Wesby (15-1485)
D. C. police officers had probable cause to arrest partygoers for holding a raucous, late-night party in a house they did not have permission to enter; and, in any event, the officers were entitled qualified immunity.

January 08, 2018
Tharpe v. Sellers (17-6075) (Per Curiam)
The Eleventh Circuit erred in basing its refusal to issue a certificate of appealability in petitioner’s habeas corpus case on the ground that jurists of reason could not dispute that the District Court’s ruling on petitioner’s procedurally defaulted juror bias claim was correct.

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The Authority of Law by James Earle Fraser.
The Authority of Law by James Earle Fraser.
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Did You Know...

The Authority of Law

The seated male figure to the right of the main steps of the Supreme Court Building is called The Authority of Law. James Earle Fraser, the sculptor, described the figure as “waiting with concentrated attention, holding in his left hand the tablet of laws, backed by the sheathed sword, symbolic of enforcement through law.”


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