28 min ago
Chemerinsky: What these 3 decisions tell us about SCOTUS inconsistency
The justices on the Supreme Court often vocally disagree as to how federal statutes should be interpreted.
4 hrs ago
The Daily Beast
Why Some Are More Equal Than OthersBy Jedediah Purdy
Americans pride themselves on an egalitarian society open to all. But some equality and inequality exist uneasily side by side.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Retired judges should stay away from posts: former SC judge
Retired Supreme Court and high court judges should take a two-year "quarantine period" from any posts barring that of a judicial inquiry commission, retired apex court judge K.T. Thomas said Monday.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
East Texas Review
Justice Thomas to speak
United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas will be the featured speaker at The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 16. Sponsored by Drs.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Friday Double Poll: Best and Worst SCOTUS Writers
The topic of the week for me seems to be legal writing. And my favorite type of post is the "poll the audience" post because it means I can be a spineless scribe and take no stance whatsoever.
Are Credits For Taxes Paid To Other States Doomed?
Tax Analysts is the leading publisher of tax news, analysis and commentary for the global community.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
South County Spotlight
High court split on search legality
A split Oregon Supreme Court decided Thursday when incriminating evidence can be admissible in court after police make an unlawful stop, but the defendant consents to the search that turned up the evidence.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Clarence Thomas to speak at UT Tyler
United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas will be the featured speaker at The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Sept.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Tickets now on sale for US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to speak at UT Tyler
Borrowing from the popularity of food trucks, some entrepreneurs are finding a way to put fashion on four wheels.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Home-care aides don't owe union fees, but court stops short of overruling a key precedent
"The reality is: No one outside the court knows" how close the precedent came to be overruled, says William Messenger.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Albany Times Union
Court sides with Walsh vs. elections
An appeals court Thursday unanimously upheld a judge's decision to reinstate nearly two dozen judicial delegates and alternates backing Albany County Family Court Judge Margaret "Peggy" Walsh for state Supreme Court.
George Will: From cupcakes to the police, fed up with government....
GEORGE WILL: From cupcakes to the police, fed up with government. "By printing and borrowing money, government avoids thinking about its proper scope and actual competence.
The Washington Monthly
The Effort To Drag SCOTUS Back Into Obamacare
If you were wondering about the status of the lawsuits challenging the availability of premium tax credits to those securing health insurance on Obamacare's federal purchasing exchanges, there's a f ine summary available from the New York Times ' Linda Greenhouse.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Supreme Court HALTS Gay Marriages in Virginia. Justice Thomas 'Oh the irony'
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Virginia's gay marriage ban violated the Constitution's Equal Protection Clause and is being appealed to the Supreme Court.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
National Review Online
Jim Jeffords Was a Party of One
The man who turned over control of the U.S. Senate to Democrats by abandoning the GOP in 2001 died today at age 80. Former senator Jim Jeffords entered Vermont politics in the 1950s when it was the most rock-ribbed Republican state in the country.
Obama Hints of Supreme Court Opening
President Barack Obama caused a stir when campaigning for the mid-term elections, suggesting there may soon be an opening on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Ablavsky on the Indian Commerce Clause
Gregory Ablavsky has posted Beyond the Indian Commerce Clause on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Since the 1970s, the Supreme Court has described the Indian Commerce Clause as the primary constitutional basis for the exercise of federal power over Indian affairs.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Judges are not 'neutral umpires'
There is a story told in Washington circles about the first term of the Obama administration.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Talking Points Memo
The Enormous, Unbelievable Stakes For The Supreme Court In 2016
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Obama's Planning on More Supreme Court 'Appointments'
Speaking at a private home in Tisbury, Massachusetts, Obama said he is dealing with a faction of Republicans motivated only by ideology.