SCOTUS 101: You're in, Luck!


SCOTUS 101: You're in, Luck!

Apr 23rd, 2021 1 min read

Commentary By

GianCarlo Canaparo

Legal Fellow, Meese Center

Zack Smith

Legal Fellow, Meese Center

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It was a very busy week at the Court with six oral arguments, three opinions, and a couple of noteworthy orders. GianCarlo discusses the Court's order striking down a California COVID-19 restriction that discriminated against religious practice and a patent case with facts fit for an episode of Suits. Zack, meanwhile, discusses a case raising that all-important issue of whether and how the lawyers will get paid.

Together your hosts explain this week's opinions, which involve life without parole for juvenile murderers, Social Security administrative law judges, and the scope of the Federal Trade Commission's enforcement powers. Zack interviews Judge Robert Luck of the Eleventh Circuit, and GianCarlo grills Zack with trivia about strategically timed SCOTUS retirements.

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