U.S. Supreme Court resumes hearing oral arguments on Feb. 22

On Feb. 22, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will begin its February argument sitting. The court will hear arguments in 11 cases for a total of six hours of oral argument.

Feb. 22

  • Florida v. Georgia
  • Note: Trump v. Sierra Club was removed from the argument calendar after the court granted the Biden administration’s request to do so, which cited policy changes put into effect following the presidential transition.

Feb. 23

Barr v. Dai (Consolidated with Barr v. Alcaraz-Enriquez)

Feb. 24

Lange v. California

March 1

  • United States v. Arthrex Inc. (Consolidated with Smith & Nephew Inc. v. Arthrex Inc. and Arthrex Inc. v. Smith & Nephew Inc.)
  • Note: Wolf v. Innovation Law Lab was removed from the argument calendar after the court granted the Biden administration’s request to do so, which cited policy changes put into effect following the presidential transition.

March 2

Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee (Consolidated with Arizona Republican Party v. Democratic National Committee)

March 3

Carr v. Saul (Consolidated with Davis v. Saul)

The court is scheduled to conference on Friday, Feb. 19, and to release orders on Monday, Feb. 22. The court’s March sitting is scheduled to begin on March 22. 

As of Feb. 17, 2021, the court had agreed to hear 63 cases during its 2020-2021 term. Of those, 12 were originally scheduled for the 2019-2020 term but were delayed due to thecoronavirus pandemic. The court has issued opinions in 15 cases this term. Four cases were decided without argument.

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