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By 5-4 Vote, Supreme Court Lifts Restrictions on Prayer Meetings in Homes
The New York Times, April 10, 2021

The court shifted direction in cases on Covid-related limits on religious services after Justice Amy Coney Barrett replaced Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.


Will Biden ‘Pack’ the Supreme Court?
The New York Times, April 10, 2021

The president has not explicitly endorsed calls to expand the court, but he just ordered a study exploring possible reforms.


Media Advisory Regarding April and May Teleconference Argument Audio
Supreme Court of the United States, April 9, 2021


Justices validate Google’s use of Java platform in Android software code
SCOTUSblog, April 6, 2021

Monday’s decision in Google v. Oracle reminds us that occasionally the Supreme Court can take a big case and actually decide it! So many of the intellectual-property cases that reach the justices reflect minor circuit conflicts of largely technical interest or end up with a... The post Justices validate Google’s use of Java platform in Android software code appeared first on SCOTUSblog.


An Extraordinary Winning Streak for Religion at the Supreme Court
The New York Times, April 5, 2021

More broadly, one new study found, “the politicization of religious freedom has infiltrated every level of the federal judiciary.”


Supreme Court Rules that Claims of Nazi-Era Expropriation of Jewish Property Are Barred by Germany’s Sovereign Immunity
Justia's Verdict, March 24, 2021

NYU Law professor Samuel Estreicher and Hofstra Law professor Julian G. Ku comment on a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, holding that the doctrine of sovereign immunity bars claims based on Nazi-era expropriation of Jewish property. Professors Estreicher and Ku argue that the unanimous decision in that case, Germany v. Philipp reflects a now-solid trend of Roberts Court decisions limiting the reach of U.S. law and jurisdiction to stay within the territory of the United States while also avoiding controversial and unsettled interpretations of international law.