Supreme Court Decisions

*SCOTUS holds 7-2 that state cannot deny church a public benefit (here, aid for a playground) because of its religious status. (Ginsburg and Sotomayor dissented)

SCOTUS holds 5-4 that securities class action member cannot file own opt out suit after statute of repose runs

SCOTUS holds that ineffective postconviction counsel does not excuse default of a claim his prior appellate appellate lawyer was ineffective

SCOTUS summarily orders Arkansas to permit names of same-sex couples on birth certificates. Three Justices dissent. (Gorsuch, Alito, and Thomas dissented)*

SCOTUS will also review the travel ban case and has refused to take the case on concealed carry.

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