Cases

Torres v. Madrid
No. 19-292
Whether physical force used to detain a suspect must be successful to constitute a “seizure” under the Fourth Amendment.
June Medical Services LLC v. Russo
No. 18-1323; 18-1460 - Argued March 4, 2020
18-1323: Whether the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, below, upholding Louisiana’s law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital, conflicts with the Court’s binding precedent in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. 18-1460: Whether abortion providers have third-party standing to challenge Louisiana's statute.
United States v. Sineneng-Smith
No. 19-67 - Argued February 25, 2020
Whether the federal criminal prohibition against encouraging or inducing illegal immigration for commercial advantage or private financial gain is facially unconstitutional.
Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue
No. 18-1195 - Argued January 22, 2020
Whether a state law that allows for funding for education generally while prohibiting funding for religious schools violates the Religion Clauses or the Equal Protection Clause of the federal Constitution.
Kelly v. United States
No. 18-1059 - Argued January 14, 2020
Whether a public official “defrauds” the government of its property by advancing a “public policy reason” for an official decision that is not her subjective “real reason” for making the decision.
New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York
No. 18-280 - Argued December 2, 2019
Whether a New York City rule banning the transportation of a licensed, locked, and unloaded handgun to a home or shooting range outside city limits violates the Second Amendment, the Commerce Clause, or the constitutional right to travel.
Hernandez v. Mesa
No. 17-1678 - Argued November 12, 2019
Whether federal courts should recognize a damages claim under Bivens if plaintiffs plausibly allege that a rogue federal law enforcement officer violated clearly established Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights for which there is no alternative legal remedy.
Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California
No. 18-587 - Argued November 12, 2019
Whether the the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy judicially reviewable; and whether DHS’s decision to wind down the DACA policy lawful.
County of Maui v. Hawai’i Wildlife Fund
No. 18-260 - Argued November 6, 2019
Whether the Clean Water Act requires a permit when pollutants originate from a point source but are conveyed to navigable waters by a nonpoint source, such as groundwater.