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Divided court allows indoor worship services to resume in CaliforniaBy: Amy Howeon February 6, 2021 at 7:52 am Publication: SCOTUSblog

More than eight months after the Supreme Court declined to intervene in a California church’s challenge to the state’s stay-at-home orders issued as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the justices late Friday night gave the go-ahead for California churches to resume indoor worship services….<  Read More>> Categories   Featured, Emergency appeals and applications

Student-loan discharges in bankruptcy and public education for disabled kidsBy: Andrew Hammon February 5, 2021 at 10:59 pm Publication: SCOTUSblog

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, the discharge of student-loan debt for “undue hardship” and the statute of limitations for IDEA “child-find” violations. The Bankruptcy Code allows the discharge of student-loan debt if repay  Read More>> Categories   Featured, Cases in the Pipeline