Category Archives: SCOTUS

Rewire.com: Clarence Thomas Manages to Be Wrong Even When He’s on the Right Side

Rewire.com: Clarence Thomas Manages to Be Wrong Even When He’s on the Right Side by Imani Gandy. You don’t have to agree. At least think about it.

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New Law Review Article: “The vast majority of current Fourth Amendment doctrine unfounded, incoherent, and dangerous.”

Gray David, The Fourth Amendment Categorical Imperative, 116 Mich. L. Rev. Online 14 (2017): The vast majority of current Fourth Amendment doctrine unfounded, incoherent, and dangerous.

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Law.com: Why Some Judicial Nominees Struggle When Asked About ‘Brown v. Board of Education’

Law.com: Why Some Judicial Nominees Struggle When Asked About ‘Brown v. Board of Education’ by Tony Mauro: For some nominees, the concern is that by answering explicitly, they would be viewed as biased. For others, the decisions they are being … Continue reading

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WaPo: Justice Department asks Supreme Court to moot Microsoft email case, citing new law

WaPo: Justice Department asks Supreme Court to moot Microsoft email case, citing new law by Ellen Nakashima: Now that Congress has made clear that a U.S. search warrant covers emails stored overseas, the Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme … Continue reading

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NPR: Police Shootings Stir Outrage Among Some, But Not The Supreme Court

NPR: Police Shootings Stir Outrage Among Some, But Not The Supreme Court by Nina Totenburg: The U.S. Supreme Court has again stepped into the bitter public turmoil over police shootings of civilians, ruling Monday that an Arizona police officer is … Continue reading

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Volokh Conspiracy: The Supreme Court’s Continuing Immunity Crusade

Volokh Conspiracy: The Supreme Court’s Continuing Immunity Crusade by Will Baude A few thoughts on today’s summary reversal in Kisela v. Hughes.

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NYTimes: Our Increasingly Unenforceable Constitution

NYTimes: Our Increasingly Unenforceable Constitution by Stephen I. Vladeck

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Today is the 55th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright

Gideon v. Wainwright was decided 55 years ago today. Thank you to the Public Defenders of America.

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NYTimes: Justice Scalia’s Fading Legacy

NYTimes: Justice Scalia’s Fading Legacy by Linda Greenhouse His Fourth Amendment opinions, on balance, more favored privacy against the government.

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WaPo: Supreme Court to hear Microsoft case: A question of law and borders

WaPo: Supreme Court to hear Microsoft case: A question of law and borders by Ellen Nakashima:

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Vice: Neil Gorsuch is shaping up to be an unlikely defender of your privacy

Vice: Neil Gorsuch is shaping up to be an unlikely defender of your privacy by Carter Sherman & Isabella McKinley Corbo. We’ll see.

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SCOTUSBlog: Argument preview: Should courts read statutory exclusionary rules broadly?

SCOTUSBlog: Argument preview: Should courts read statutory exclusionary rules broadly? by Richard Re:

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