Allen v. Cooper
No. 18-877 - Argued November 5, 2019Whether Congress validly abrogated state sovereign immunity via the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act, which allows authors of original expression to sue states who infringe their federal copyrights?
Altitude Express v. Zarda
No. 17-1623 - Argued October 8, 2019Whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits against employment discrimination “because of . . . sex” encompasses discrimination based on an individual’s sexual orientation.
Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants Inc.
No. 19-631 - Argued May 6, 2020Whether a provision of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 exempting government debt collection calls from the ban on automated calls violates the First Amendment; and if so, whether that provision severable from the rest of the Act.
Bostock v. Clayton County
No. 17-1618 - Argued October 8, 2019Whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits against employment discrimination “because of . . . sex” encompasses discrimination based on an individual’s sexual orientation.
United States v. Sineneng-Smith
No. 19-67 - Argued February 25, 2020Whether the federal criminal prohibition against encouraging or inducing illegal immigration for commercial advantage or private financial gain is facially unconstitutional.
County of Maui v. Hawai’i Wildlife Fund
No. 18-260 - Argued November 6, 2019Whether 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.
Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California
No. 18-587 - Argued November 12, 2019Whether 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.
Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue
No. 18-1195 - Argued January 22, 2020Whether 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.
Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico v. Aurelius Investment, LLC
No. 18-1334 - Argued October 15, 2019Whether the Appointments Clause governs the appointment of members of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico (“the Board”), which Congress created through the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act of 2016 (“PROMESA”). Whether the de facto officer doctrine allows courts to deny meaningful relief to successful separation-of-powers challengers who are suffering ongoing injury at the hands of unconstitutionally appointed principal officers.
Hernandez v. Mesa
No. 17-1678 - Argued November 12, 2019Whether 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.
June Medical Services LLC v. Russo
No. 18-1323; 18-1460 - Argued March 4, 202018-1323: 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.
Kahler v. Kansas
No. 18-6135 - Argued October 7, 2019Whether a state may abolish the insanity defense without violating the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
Kansas v. Glover
No. 18-556 - Argued November 4, 2019Whether, for purposes of an investigative stop under the Fourth Amendment, is it reasonable for an officer to suspect that the registered owner of a vehicle is the one driving the vehicle absent any information to the contrary.
Kelly v. United States
No. 18-1059 - Argued January 14, 2020Whether 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.
McGirt v. Oklahoma
No. 18-9526 - Argued May 11, 2020Can Oklahoma prosecute an enrolled member of the Creek Tribe for crimes committed within the historical Creek boundaries?
New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York
No. 18-280 - Argued December 2, 2019Whether 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.
Our Lady of Guadalupe v. Morrisey-Berru (consolidated with St. James School v. Biel)
No. 19-267 - Argued June 4, 2020Whether the First Amendment's religion clauses prevent civil courts from adjudicating employment-discrimination claims brought by an employee against her religious employer, when the employee carried out important religious functions.
R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
No. 18-107 - Argued October 8, 2019Whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination against transgender employees based on their status as transgender or sex stereotyping under Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins, 490 U.S. 228 (1989).
Torres v. Madrid
No. 19-292Whether physical force used to detain a suspect must be successful to constitute a “seizure” under the Fourth Amendment.
Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP
No. 19-715 - Argued May 12, 2020Whether congressional subpoenas of the President’s personal financial records from a third-party custodian either violates Article II or exceeds the scope of Congress’s legislative authority under Article I of the Constitution?
Trump v. Vance
No. 19-635 - Argued May 12, 2020Whether a state grand-jury subpoena of the President’s personal financial records from a third-party custodian violates either Article II or the Supremacy Clause?