A Seat at the Sitting - November 2022

The November Docket in 90 minutes or Less

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Each month, a panel of experts convenes to discuss the Court’s upcoming docket sitting by sitting. The cases that will be covered are included below.

  • Securities and Exchange Comm’n v. Cochran (November 7) – Whether a federal district has jurisdiction to hear a suit in which the respondent in an SEC administrative proceeding seeks to enjoin that proceeding based on an alleged constitutional defect regarding the removal of administrative law judges.
  • Axon Enterprise, Inc. v. Federal Trade Comm’n (November 7) – Whether Congress stripped federal district courts of jurisdiction over constitutional challenges to the FTC by granting the courts of appeals jurisdiction over FTC cease-and-desist orders.
  • Haaland v. Brackeen (November 9) – Equal protection clause; whether the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 violates the anti commandeering doctrine of the 10th amendment.


  • Jennifer Weddle, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
  • Margaret A. Little, Senior Litigation Counsel, New Civil Liberties Alliance
  • Alison Somin, Legal Fellow, Center for the Separation of Powers, Pacific Legal Foundation
  • Elyse Dorsey, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Moderator: Amy Howe, Howe on the Court



As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speaker.