SCOTUS accepts three new cases for 2021-2022 term

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) accepted three cases for argument during the 2021-2022 term on Dec. 10:

  1. Golan v. Saada, originating from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, concerns international child custody.
  2. Southwest Airlines v. Saxon, on an appeal from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, concerns the scope of the Federal Arbitration Act.
  3. ZF Automotive US, Inc. v. Luxshare, Ltd. (consolidated with AlixPartners, LLC v. Fund for Protection of Investor Rights in Foreign States), originating from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, concerns international arbitration proceedings.

The court also released opinions in two cases on Friday: United States v. Texas and Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson.

As of this writing, the court has agreed to hear 53 cases during the term. Four cases were dismissed, and one case was removed from the argument calendar. Twelve cases have not yet been scheduled for argument.

To date, the court has issued decisions in three cases. Two cases were decided without argument. Between 2007 and 2020, SCOTUS released opinions in 1,062 cases, averaging between 70 and 90 cases per year.

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