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First Monday in October – Supreme Court Preview

Posted by Joan Bellistri on October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017, marks the beginning of a new term for the Supreme Court of the United States.  The court makes its calendars and lists available online.

Here are some links to summaries of the upcoming term:

SCOTUSblog  “ is devoted to comprehensively covering the U.S. Supreme Court without bias and according to the highest journalistic and legal ethical standards. The blog is provided as a public service.”  and they have published a list of upcoming cases.”

Oyez is “a free law project from Cornell’s Legal Information Institute (LII), Chicago-Kent College of Law and Justia.com, is a multimedia archive devoted to making the Supreme Court of the United States accessible to everyone. It is a complete and authoritative source for all of the Court’s audio since the installation of a recording system in October 1955.”   Their list and summary is here.

In the news:

Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/first-monday-in-october-new-supreme-court-term-begins/2017/10/02/0caf66c4-a742-11e7-9a98-07140d2eed02_story.html?utm_term=.415c9fb531cc

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/2017/10/01/38d5bbc2-a521-11e7-b14f-f41773cd5a14_story.html?utm_term=.9d5499feff71

New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/01/us/politics/supreme-court-term-2017.html?ref=todayspaper

USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/09/26/supreme-courts-top-cases-2017/698441001/ 

LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-court-cases-fall-2017-story.html

CSPAN video: https://www.c-span.org/video/?434059-1/supreme-court-term-preview 

In the law library we have online access to the Bloomberg BNA United States Law Week. Preview highlights of the upcoming term and reviews of last term are available.  This publication is a current awareness tool for following the Supreme Court and national case-law trends. There is an icon for access to this publication on all library computers.

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