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21 hours 51 min ago

So now that we’ve had (if not yet heard) oral arguments in King v. Burwell, the Affordable Care Act’s second round at the Supreme Court, what have we learned about where the justices stand on this stunningly consequential case? Not all that much, I would say. Court watchers have developed a relatively predictable script for how the justices are supposed to act, and yesterday the justices were intent...

1 day 12 hours ago

The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the Obamacare case, King v. Burwell, on Wednesday in 90 minutes of extended oral argument. I’m predicting the winners based on the method of counting the number of questions. After 19 decisions handed down, my predictions have been correct 63% of the time, which means I have fallen off after going 100% correct in the first 6 decisions.

King v...

1 day 23 hours ago

The Supreme Court heard two oral arguments on Tuesday. I’m predicting the winners based on the method of counting the number of questions. After 18 decisions handed down, my predictions have been correct 66.7% of the time, which means I have fallen off after going 100% correct in the first 6 decisions.

The first case, City of Los Angeles v. Patel, asks (1) whether facial challenges to ordinances and statutes are permitted under the Fourth Amendment; and (2) whether a...

3 days 11 hours ago

The Supreme Court heard two oral arguments on Monday. I’m predicting the winners based on the method of counting the number of questions. After 17 decisions handed down, my predictions have been correct 65% of the time, which means I have fallen off after going 100% correct in the first 6 decisions.  Both of today’s cases are very close.

The first case, Arizona Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting, asks (1) Whether the Elections Clause of the United...

4 days 20 hours ago

On Tuesday of this past week, the Court heard two oral arguments. I’m predicting the winners based on the method of counting the number of questions. After 17 decisions handed down, my predictions have been correct 65% of the time, which means I have fallen off after going 100% correct in the first 6 decisions.

The Court finally gave me an easy case to predict!  I predict a victory for the...