On February 22, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court granted review in five cases for a total of three hours of oral argument, the first cases to be accepted for its upcoming 2021-2022 term. The new term is slated to begin on October 4, 2021. To date, the court has granted review in 63 cases during the current 2020-2021 term.
• American Medical Association v. Cochran, which was consolidated with Oregon v. Cochran and Cochran v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, concerns Trump administration regulations under Title X of the Public Health Services Act. American Medical Association v. Cochran and Oregon v. Cochran originated in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Cochran v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore originated from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.
• Department of Homeland Security v. New York concerns the “public charge” rule of the Immigration and Nationality Act that details how federal agencies determine the inadmissibility of immigrants likely to become public charges. The case originated from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.
• Wooden v. United States concerns search and seizure protections under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and how predicate offenses are considered and classified under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA). A predicate offense is a crime that may be or may be considered a component of a larger crime. The case originated from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.
The court is scheduled to issue opinions for cases argued during its 2020-2021 term on Thursday, February 25. As of February 22, the court had issued opinions in 15 cases for the current term. Four cases were decided without argument.
- Wooden v. United States
- Supreme Court cases, October term 2020-2021, February sitting
- Supreme Court cases, October term 2020-2021, Term data