Torres v. Texas, which examines the issue of war powers and state sovereign immunity and how they will impact those who served in the armed forces, will be decided later this term by the U.S. Supreme Court. Based on recent oral arguments, the court appears split on how the case will be decided.

Scott Felder is a partner at Wiley Rein and an expert in military affairs and intellectual property law. He currently represents the Reserve Officers Association (ROA) and helped them develop and submit their amicus brief on this case.