What Does SCOTUS Have in Store for January 2021?

What Does SCOTUS Have in Store for January 2021?

(RightIsRight.co) – No matter who ends up in the White House on January 20, the Supreme Court will be influenced by President Trump’s appointees for years to come – and it will be working in the run-up to the inauguration. So far it’s agreed to hear these cases in January.

Jan 11, 2021 – Albence v Guzman Chavez

Maria Guzman Chavez is an illegal immigrant who was deported from the US then entered illegally again. She and some other repeat immigration offenders are arguing for the right to be released on bond, although they clearly can’t be trusted to obey US laws.

Jan 12, 2021 – Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski

In 2016, Chike Uzuegbunam, a student at Georgia Gwinnett College, was threatened with disciplinary action by campus police for distributing Christian pamphlets. The school has since changed its policies and argues that Uzuegbunam’s suit is void. Uzuegbunam wants the Supreme Court to rule that schools can’t escape liability for rights violations by changing the rules after a suit has been brought against them.

Jan 13, 2021 – AMG Capital Management, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission

Scott Tucker ran several payday loans companies that were sued by the FTC for unfair and misleading business practices. In 2012, a Nevada court ruled in favor of the FTC and ordered Tucker to pay $1.27 billion in relief to his victims. Tucker is arguing that the FTC Act doesn’t allow the FTC to demand financial relief from violators.

Jan 19, 2021 – FCC v. Prometheus Radio Project

The FCC has rules preventing any one organization from owning more than a certain percentage of broadcast media. This case is about whether the FCC considered the effect any changes to these rules could have on media owned by women or minorities.

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