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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’t justices suspicious of corporations and whether it’s Obama or Hillary who actually names the next justice, that person is unlikely to represent anything […]

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 Cree

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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 reasoning makes it clear that restrictions on labor picketing can no longer survive First Amendment scrutiny. Sections 8(b)(4) and 8(b)(7) of the National Labor […]
While today’s pair of horrible decisions might seem like distinct issues, in fact they are both part of a larger war on women and workers. The absurdity of the Hobby Lobby decision (only contraceptives are exempted for religious beliefs because of sluts) is obviously part of the Republican war on women, but it is also […]

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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