Supreme Court Developments

The United States Supreme Court's 2021 Term officially begins on October 4, 2021.  Habeas Assistance and Training tracks Supreme Court developments of interest to capital post-conviction litigators.  The Supreme Court's website includes links to its various calendars, orders and opinions, and oral argument transcripts as well as audio files of the arguments.  Please note that the Supreme Court has issued temporary changes to filing rules and deadlines in response to COVID-19. See COVID-19 Announcements.  The Supreme Court will resume in-person argument for the 2021 Term and has issued a new Guide for Counsel in Cases to Be Argued Before the Supreme Court of the United States.

SCOTUSblog provides useful information about the Supreme Court, including pending petitions for certiorari review.