Thursday, January 21, 2021
Greetings, Court fans!
With the imminent inauguration of a new President and the mob attack on Congress dominating the news in recent weeks, the third branch continued humming along in the background. Late last week, the Court issued its sixth signed opinion of the term, in a low-profile bankruptcy case. The Court also added 14(!) new cases to its docket, but it has left several high-profile cert petitions dangling for two consecutive weeks. On Friday, however, the Justices did step briefly into the limelight, with another decisionover sharply worded dissentspermitting the outgoing Trump administration to go forward with a (once rare) federal execution.
Lets begin with the decision inCity of Chicago v. Fulton …
Read the full article at: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/supreme-court-update-city-chicago-v-fulton-no-19-357