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March 15

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The State and Local Legal Center (SLLC) files amicus curiae briefs in support of state and local governments in the U.S. Supreme Court, conducts moot courts for attorneys arguing before the Supreme Court, and provides other assistance to states and local governments in connection with Supreme Court litigation. 

SLLC Cases Recently Decided 

District of Columbia v. Wesby 

D.C. police officers had probable cause to arrest individuals for holding a raucous, late-night party in a house they did not have permission to enter (Summary)

Artis v. District of Columbia 

"Tolled" under 28 U.S.C 1367(d) means suspended or that the clock is stopped under (Summary)

SLLC Briefs Recently Filed

Minnesota Voter Alliance v. Mansky 

May political apparrel be banned at polling places (Summary)  

Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach

Is an arrestee barred from bringing a First Amendment retaliatory arrest claim if probable cause existed to make the arrest (Summary)

Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District v. SolarCity

May a district court's denial of state-action immunity by immediately appealed? (Summary)

City of Hays, Kansas v. Vogt 

Is the Fifth Amendment violated when a public employee’s compelled, self-incriminating statements are used against him or her at a probable cause hearing rather than at a trial (Summary)

South Dakota v. Wayfair (cert stage)

Should the Supreme Court overrule Quill Corp. v. North Dakota (1992) and hold that states may require out-of-state retailers to collect sales tax (Summary)

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

Whether applying Colorado's public accommodations law to compel a cake artist to create a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding in conflict with his sincerely held religious beliefs about marriage violates the free speech or free exercise clauses of the First Amendment (Summary)

Christie v. NCAA

Does a federal statute that prohibits modification or repeal of state-law prohibitions on private conduct impermissibly commandeers the regulatory power of states (Summary)

Husted v. A. Philip Randloph Institute 

Whether federal law allows states to remove people from the voter rolls if the state sends them a confirmation notice after they haven’t voted for two years, they don’t respond to the notice, and then they don’t vote in the next four years (Summary)