44 min ago
National Review Online
Andrew C. McCarthy: No Special Counsel for the IRS Scandal
Egregious misconduct surfaces, showcasing the militantly officious nature of bloated big-government bureaucracy.
4 hrs ago
Workplace Prof Blog
Yesterday's Supreme Court Chevron Decision and Its Impact on the NLRB
A very interesting guest post today by Lise Gelernter on the potential impact of yesterday's U.S. Supreme Court decision involving administrative law and the FCC, which could have some impact on the NLRB's power to interpret the jurisdictional bounds of its own statute: As an administrative law geek, I read the Supreme Court's Chevron decision ... (more)
9 hrs ago
Myrtle Beach Online
How John Roberts helped move the Supreme Court to the right
At his confirmation hearings for the position of chief justice of the United States, John G. Roberts Jr.
Tue May 21, 2013
The New York Times
Bits Blog: A Ruling Could Support F.C.C.'s Net Neutrality Defense
The Federal Communications Commission's high-profile attempt to defend its net neutrality rules against a court challenge got major support on Monday from the Supreme Court, which ruled in a separate case that regulatory agencies should usually be granted deference in interpreting their own jurisdictions.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Volokh Conspiracy
A Really Dumb Scalia Footnote
Stuart and Jonathan have both commented on the legal analysis in today's City of Arlington v. FCC opinion from the Supreme Court, about which I have nothing to say.
Wed May 08, 2013
Lawyers, Guns, and Money
Some Furious Revisions Coming in the Next Couple of Days
In a 5-4 decision, the high court mandated a complete redistribution of personnel, equipment, and funds, "in a more constitutionally permissible manner." The majority, led by Justice Antonin Scalia, reasoned: "This question is very simple.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
Seib & Wessel: What We're Reading Monday
Democrats don't have the millennial vote locked up, Charlie Cook says. While millennials aren't anti-government, they are skeptical about government's ability to effectively deal with problems in large part because they haven't seen it work effectively.
Sun May 05, 2013
Justice Alito tipped his hand in the Windsor Case
Recently I listened to Oral Argument in the case, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl , a very interesting, and incredibly contentious case out of South Carolina.
The strange case of Scalia v. The Voting Rights Act
In the debate over the future of the Voting Rights Act, it sometimes becomes apparent that certain members of the Supreme Court are either oblivious to our nation's recent history or willfully ignore it.
St. Anthony Messenger
License Laws Left in Place Please Immigrant Advocates
The Supreme Court April 29 let stand a lower-court ruling that tossed out restrictive provisions of an Alabama immigration law.
Fri May 03, 2013
TREMOGLIE: A slur against Scalia
"It is plainly true that in our society blacks have suffered discrimination immeasurably greater than any directed at other racial groups." These were the words of Justice Antonin Scalia , written in his concurring opinion in the 1989 Supreme Court case Richmond v. J.A. Croson Co.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
States Have a Right to Protect Residents from Illegal Immigration
When the federal government stopped enforcing our immigration laws, a number of states - led by Arizona - began passing laws to do the job the feds wouldn't do.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Miami Herald
Court rejects Alabama appeal over immigration law
An attorney for the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center says the U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Alabama's appeal to revive portions of the state's immigration law.
If Justice Scalia wants to be a political operative, the very least...
In the debate over the future of the Voting Rights Act , it sometimes becomes apparent that certain members of the Supreme Court are either oblivious to our nation's recent history or willfully ignore it.
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal to Alabama Illegal Immigration Law
MOBILE, Ala. The Supreme Court has rejected Alabama's appeal to revive portions of a state immigration law, including a section that made it a crime to harbor people who are living in the country illegally.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Re: 'The Crisis' Exposes Confederacy Behind Justice Scalia's...
Anyone keen on the Supreme Court's on-going arguments over the legality of certain parts of the Voter Rights Act surely has not forgotten Justice Antonio Scalia 's " racial entitlement " remarks from earlier this year-especially " The Crisis ," the NAACP's flagship publication.
Xenia Daily Gazette
A new American rebellion
As the Supreme Court debated last week over the federal Defense of Marriage Act, the 17-year-old law barring same-sex marriage, Justice Antonin Scalia noted the number of states that are permitting gays and lesbians to marry.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Sociology trumps plain constitutional language in gay marriage arguments
It seems likely that the Supreme Court will decide Hollingsworth v. Perry -- the appeal from a federal appellate court ruling overturning California's Proposition 8 state constitutional amendment -- on sociological or policy grounds concerning the merits or harms of same-sex marriage , rather than on the precise meaning of the federal constitution.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Tennessee Bar Association
Administrative Compliance Orders and Due Process after Sackett
Wyatt Sassman, a third-year student at Vanderbilt University Law School, has won first place in the TBA Environmental Law Section's 2013 Jon E. Hastings Memorial Award Writing Competition .
The Modesto Bee
Supreme Court justices tread murky waters in Texas-Oklahoma dispute
Supreme Court justices on Tuesday opened a floodgate of questions about a water dispute pitting Texas against Oklahoma, with the eventual outcome still in doubt.