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The Corporate Court

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On March 13, 2016

There are two types of Supreme Court justices when it comes to corporate matters. There are those who are virulently pro-corporate. And there are those who are moderately pro-corporate. But there aren

Scalia Dead

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On February 13, 2016
Scalia is dead. Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said. Scalia, 79, was a guest at the Cibolo Creek Ranch, a resort in the Big Bend region south of Marfa. According to a report, Scalia arrived at the ranch on […]
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One Person, One Vote

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On December 14, 2015
I am more than a little skeptical about the Supreme Court rejecting the openly racist arguments in Evenwel v. Abbott reinterpreting the definition of “one person, one vote” to exclude non-citizens, children, prisoners, and all people not eligible to vote, as if they aren’t affected by our government. Please don’t be shocked this challenge is […]

Labor Picketing

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On June 24, 2015

This opinion piece by Catherine Fisk and Edwin Chemerinsky is quite interesting. Did the Supreme Court accidentally set a precedent to eliminate bans on labor picketing? Reed v. Town of Gilbert’s re

Court Commentary Roundup

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On July 1, 2014
Few pieces that you should be reading about yesterday’s terrible Supreme Court decisions. First, Sarah Jaffe on how the two cases are interlocking: We’ve long known that low-wage workers have very few rights on the job, that their bosses are able to interfere in all sorts of personal decisions. In this case, it’s the particular […]

Speech

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On May 5, 2014

Scott may have more on this later, but the fact that Supreme Court justices’ opinions on free speech correlate with whether they agree with the speech is like the least surprising thing ever. I&

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