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  • Wednesday round-up
    by Edith Roberts on August 21, 2019 at 10:45 am

    Briefly: Ariane de Vogue reports at CNN that “[t]he Justice Department told the Supreme Court late Monday night that the Trump administration acted lawfully when it decided in 2017 to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children from deportation.” At Bloomberg […] The post Wednesday round-up appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]

  • SCOTUS spotlight: William Jay on oral advocacy
    by SCOTUStalk on August 20, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    This week on SCOTUStalk, Amy Howe of Howe on the Court continues her series interviewing Supreme Court advocates. In this episode, William M. Jay discusses his career arguing 17 cases before the court. Jay is a partner at Goodwin and previously served for five years as an Assistant to the Solicitor General. Listen on Pippa | Spotify The post SCOTUS spotlight: William Jay on oral advocacy appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]

  • Tuesday round-up
    by Edith Roberts on August 20, 2019 at 10:56 am

    Briefly: At Bloomberg Law, Jordan Rubin reports that “[a] Maryland murder case that garnered nationwide attention after a hit podcast raised questions about its subject’s guilt landed on Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court.” Ariane de Vogue reports at CNN that “[t]he Trump administration reiterated to the Supreme Court on Friday that it does not […] The post Tuesday round-up appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]

  • Monday round-up
    by Edith Roberts on August 19, 2019 at 11:02 am

    Briefly: At The National Law Journal (subscription may be required), Marcia Coyle reports that “[t]he Trump administration’s Justice Department on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that a federal civil rights law does not bar discrimination against transgender employees, staking a position against the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s push for broader workplace […] The post Monday round-up appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]

  • Empirical SCOTUS: The “right” stuff
    by Adam Feldman on August 16, 2019 at 5:58 pm

    The Constitution as originally drafted did not include certain specific rights and restrictions on the power of the government. These were instead later added as amendments to the Constitution in the form of the Bill of Rights. Commentary leading up to the establishment of the Constitution found in the Federalist Papers discusses the importance of […] The post Empirical SCOTUS: The “right” stuff appeared first on SCOTUSblog. […]