United States Supreme Court Certiorari Granted

Opinions Filed in April 2019

Barton v. Barr, Att'y. Gen.

Whether a lawfully admitted permanent resident who is not seeking admission to the United States can be “render[ed] . . . inadmissible” for the purposes of the stop-time rule, 8 U.S.C. § 1229b(d)(1).

Area(s) of Law:
  • Immigration

Bostock v. Clayton County, GA

Whether discrimination against an employee because of sexual orientation constitutes prohibited employment discrimination “because of . . . sex” within the meaning of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Civil Rights § 1983

Citgo Asphalt Refining v. Frescati Shipping Co.

Whether under federal maritime law a safe berth clause in a voyage charter contract is a guarantee of a ship’s safety, as the Third Circuit below and the Second Circuit have held, or a duty of due diligence, as the Fifth Circuit has held.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Admiralty

R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. E.E.O.C.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Constitutional Law

Kansas v. Glover

Whether, for purposes of an investigative stop under the Fourth Amendment, it is 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.

Area(s) of Law:
  • Criminal Procedure

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