SCOTUS concludes March sitting

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) concluded its March sitting for its 2020-2021 term on March 31. This sitting ran from March 22 through March 31, during which time the court heard six hours of oral argument. The cases argued before SCOTUS during its March sitting included:

• March 22: Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid

• March 23: United States v. Cooley

• March 24: Caniglia v. Strom

• March 29: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. v. Arkansas Teacher Retirement System

• March 30: TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez

• March 31: National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Alston (consolidated with American Athletic Conference v. Alston)

The court is currently slated to hear 12 hours of oral argument during its April sitting scheduled from April 19 through April 28, and one hour of oral argument during its May sitting on May 4. SCOTUS began hearing cases for the 2020-2021 term on October 5, 2020. Its yearly term begins on the first Monday in October and lasts until the first Monday in October the following year. The court generally releases the majority of its decisions in mid-June.

As of March 29, 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 the coronavirus pandemic. Five cases were removed from the argument calendar and one case was postponed.

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