United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted

Opinions Filed in March 2018

Kelly v. Preap

Whether the mandatory detention provision of 18 U.S.C. § 1226(c) applies to an alien released from criminal custody where the Department of Homeland Security does not take the alien into custody immediately after their release.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Immigration

Gundy v. United States

Whether, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, Congress has unconstitutionally delegated its lawmaking power to the Attorney General, who pursuant to this act, may determine when SORNA applies to offenders convicted before its enactment.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Constitutional Law

Knick v. Township of Scott

Whether the Supreme Court should reassess the rule set forth in Williamson County Regional Planning Commission v. Hamilton Bank which requires property owners to exhaust all state court remedies for land takings claims prior to bringing these claims in federal court.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Property Law

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