US Supreme Court Watch

Note: The United States Supreme Court is in recess until October 3, 2016.

Pending cases at the US Supreme Court

  • McLane Co. v. EEOC - Whether a district court’s decision to quash or enforce an EEOC subpoena should be reviewed de novo, which only the Ninth Circuit does, or should be reviewed deferentially, which eight other circuits do, consistent with this Court’s precedents concerning the choice of standards of review.  [Opinion below] [Supreme Court Briefs
  • NLRB v. SW General Inc - Whether the President's appointment of an NLRB Acting General Counsel violated the Federal Vacancies Reform Act. Oral argument November 7, 2016. [Opinion below] [Supreme Court Briefs] [Blog
  • Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation - Whether a bankruptcy court may authorize the distribution of settlement proceeds in a manner that violates the statutory priority scheme (which would have preferred wage claims). Oral argument to be scheduled for Fall 2016. [Opinion below] [Supreme Court Briefs] [Blog

Employment law decisions: 2015-2016 session