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  1. Recent Supreme Court Cases Change (Or At Least Reset) The Game For Personal JurisdictionRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | JD Supra

    In two recent decisions with critical implications for maritime practitioners and litigants in particular, the United States Supreme Court has re-written the script for determining the existence of personal jurisdiction over defendants/corporations sued outside of their home jurisdiction.


  2. Supreme Court rules in child immigration caseRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Jurist

    ... Justice Sonia Sotomayor also filed a dissenting opinion, joined by Justice Stephen Breyer and by Justice Clarence Thomas, except as to footnote 3. Paper Chase is JURIST's real-time legal news service, powered by a team of 30 law student reporters ...


  3. Supreme Court Decides Case With Echoes Of Anna Nicole Smith BankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 |

    ... the Stern case clearly established the doctrine of "core" and "non-core" matters. In this case, Justice Clarence Thomas writing for a unanimous court essentially said the issue was moot because an Article III judge examined the fraudulent-conveyance ...


  4. Another unusual Supreme Court line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this case five justices agreed that the board of Immigration Appeals' interpretation of the relevant statutory provisions was reasonable, though they disagreed as to whether the statute contained an internal conflict and, if so, whether the BIA has the authority to resolve such a conflict.


  5. No 'Leapfrogging' for Visa Applicants Who Aged OutRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... "The board was not free to disregard this clear statutory command," Alito wrote. Justices Stephen Breyer and Clarence Thomas joined the second dissent written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor. They said the plurality ignores "obvious ways in which ...


  6. Battle on false confessions has setback in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 |

    Criminologists call it mind-boggling but true: A third of people who confess to crimes didn't do it and incriminated themselves without physical coercion by police.


  7. What if Putin threatens us with war over Alaska?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | The Washington Post

    This isn't related to the core enumerated powers questions in Bond but struck me as sufficiently interesting that it was worth posting about separately.


  8. Bikers and patriots protest Ny Safe Act at Bike Week rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 |

    Gun-rights groups gathered today in Warrensburg for the Bikers and Patriots for the 2nd Amendment rally.


  9. [By Prof. Laurence Tribe:] The Roberts Court: New frontiers in constitutional doctrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... opinion upholding the law, but Justices Anthony Kennedy and Samuel Alito (concurring) and Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas (dissenting) called for greater scrutiny of Congress's claims that laws are "necessary" and "proper" to carry into effect ...


  10. Anita F. Hill Receivees 2014 Sackler Center First Award at Brooklyn Museum TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 |

    ... more than twenty years, begins with Anita Hill's testimony during the 1991 Senate confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas's nomination to the Supreme Court, where she recounted the sexual harassment she experienced from him while working as his ...


  11. prof_laurence_tribe_guest_bloggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... of the civil rights movement and the main federal legal protection for minority voters in the South. Justice Clarence Thomas wrote separately in Parents Involved to emphasize the heavy price on minorities of even well-intentioned race-conscious ...


  12. Quebec Court of Appeal judge Clement Gascon nominated to Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 |

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper took another shot Tuesday at filling a lingering vacancy on the Supreme Court of Canada, naming Quebec Court of Appeal judge Clement Gascon to the high court bench.


  13. The Supreme Court and the Power to Make TreatiesRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | The American Prospect

    ... used the case to radically revise existing precedent. The dissenting opinions of Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas (joined on many points by Justice Samuel Alito, who filed a brief dissent of his own) would have held that Section 229 ...


  14. Thoughts on Bond v. United States [Updated]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Today's Supreme Court decision in Bond v. United States largely avoids the big constitutional issue that was the original focus of the case: the scope of the treaty power.


  15. Maya Angelou, a social commentator who sang to generations of readers, refused to be pigeonholedRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... left liberals shaking their heads when, in 1991, she explained why blacks should support the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court. An uber social commentator of many perspectives, she was adorned with awards and accolades, and she wore ...


  16. Remembering Bob Edgar [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2013 | The Nation

    Bob Edgar died suddenly from a heart attack last week at age 69. In Congress from 197587, as general secretary of the National Council of Churches and as the CEO of Common Cause, Edgar worked to hold those in power accountable to the public.


  17. Ask Senators Levin and Stabenow to encourage a Senate Judiciary...Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2011 | Democracy for Metro Detroit

    I would like to encourage all readers of our site to write your Senators and encourage an investigation by the Senate Judiciary Committee into the actions of Clarence Thomas.


  18. Court confronts question of who can sue when challenging federal actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2011 | The Washington Post

    ... arguments prompted a lively discussion among the justices - all except for the day's most watched member, Clarence Thomas. As customary, he did not ask a question, marking his fifth anniversary of remaining silent during oral arguments . Justice ...


  19. Jillary's WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Weekly Standard

    ... book which would make her a player, Strange Justice , which she wrote with Jane Mayer, about the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas war of words in the course of his Supreme Court nomination. Pinch took over the Times. He hated the concept of white male ...


  20. Quebec Court of Appeal judge nominated to Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Toronto Star

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named Quebec Court of Appeal judge Clement Gascon as his nominee to fill the seat on the Supreme Court of Canada previously held by Justice Morris Fish.