Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at the connection between two cases accepted by the Supreme Court on Tuesday and a landmark decision in 1971 about the right to sue federal officials.
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The Supreme Court’s second day of hearings in its new term moved the Justices directly into some of the most significant controversies they will face in coming months, and it was plain that the outcomes are hardly going to be bold.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at Monday’s denial of a rehearing in the Obama administration’s immigration case and why it could stand out in the court’s history.
Without comment, the Supreme Court on Monday turned down the Obama administration’s request to grant a new hearing on the legality of the President’s ambitious immigration policy. It also refused a case supporting the Washington pro football team’s legal right to continue using its trademarks with copyright protections.
Lyle Denniston, our Supreme Court correspondent, previews the Court term that starts on Monday and the challenges potentially brought by a close election and an empty seat on the bench.