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Justices appear conflicted about status of administrative patent judgesBy: George Quillin and Jeanne Gillson March 3, 2021 at 2:12 pm Publication: SCOTUSblog

On Monday, the justices heard 90 minutes of argument in United States v. Arthrex, Inc. and two consolidated cases about whether hundreds of administrative patent judges of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are “principal officers” of the United States. Arthrex, a medical technology firm,..  Read More>> Categories   Featured, Merits Cases

Justices to weigh issue exhaustion for Social Security claimantsBy: Ronald Mannon March 1, 2021 at 8:46 pm Publication: SCOTUSblog

Wednesday’s argument in Carr v. Saul involves a surprisingly basic question of administrative law: when claimants in an administrative process (Social Security in this case) must raise a particular issue before the agency if they wish to preserve their right to raise that issue on… The  Read More>> Categories   Featured, Merits Cases