The State and Local Legal Center (SLLC) files amicus curiae briefs in support of state and local governments in the U.S. Supreme Court, conducts moot courts for attorneys arguing before the Supreme Court, and provides other assistance to States and local governments in connection with Supreme Court litigation.
United Student Aid Funds v. Bible (certioria petition)
Should courts stop deferring to federal agency interpretations of their own regulations? (Summary)
May a government employer’s perception that an employee exercised his or her First Amendment rights be the basis for a First Amendment retaliation lawsuit? (Summary)
Is a fixed-rate contract to build a power plant preempted by federal law? (Summary)
Is substitute asset forfeiture unconstitutional because it prevents a criminal defendant from being able to retain counsel of choice? (Summary)
Must states extend the same immunities that apply to them to foreign state and local governments sued in their state courts? (Summary)
Does ERISA preempt a Vermont statute requiring health insurance companies to report claims data to the state? (Summary)