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Justice Alito wrote Thuraissigiam; Chief Justice Roberts and/or Justice Breyer will wrap up Blue June

June Medical, Espinoza, and Seila Law remain from the pre-COVID cases


Today the Supreme Court decided Department of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam. My prediction was right: Justice Alito wrote the majority opinion. Three cases remain from the pre-COVID cases. I am standing by my predictions.

  • Espinoza: Chief Justice Roberts or Justice Breyer.
  • Seila Law: Justice Breyer
  • June Medical: Chief Justice Roberts

We will only hear from Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Breyer for the remainder of this month. I think Justice Thomas will be in dissent in each case. It will be a long Blue June.