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U.S. Supreme Court opinions: March 4 Thursday, March 4, 2021

In a case involving a Freedom of Information Act request made to the Environmental Protection Agency, the court held that the deliberative process privilege protects from disclosure under FOIA in-house draft biological opinions that are both predecisional and deliberative, even if the drafts reflect the agencies’ last views about a proposal. 

Read the court's opinion in United States Fish and Wildlife Serv. v. Sierra Club, Inc.:

In an immigration case, the court held that certain nonpermanent residents seeking to cancel a lawful removal order bear the burden of showing they have not been convicted of a disqualifying offense. 

Read the court's opinion in Pereida v. Wilkinson: