Above The Law News
- Adverse Possession Keeps Making Headlines — See Alsoby Joe Patrice on October 23, 2020 at 10:43 pm
Mixed Bag: Loeb & Loeb ends pay cuts.... but Hogan Lovells is still making some cuts. $11K/Month Just Doesn't Buy What It Used To: Biglaw partner accused of squatting in a mansion. Yikes: Allegations of rampant sexual misconduct at USC. So, This Doesn't Look Great: Trump trying to get his midnight appointments game on.
- The Best Of The Intellectual Property Boutiquesby Kathryn Rubino on October 23, 2020 at 10:18 pm
Former Biglaw partners have carved out their own corner of the legal world.
- Stat Of The Week: Offshoring Of US Jobs Persistsby Jeremy Barker on October 23, 2020 at 9:47 pm
A look at some numbers behind ‘America First.’
- Before She Was RBG: Mel Wulf’s ‘Notorious’ Protégé At The A.C.L.U.by Johanna Berkman on October 23, 2020 at 9:28 pm
Whatever became of the radical lawyer who brought RBG into the A.C.L.U.?
- 90-Day Known Expert: Week 6 Roundupby Mike Whelan on October 23, 2020 at 9:17 pm
Ethos, Pathos, Logos, and more!
- Pennsylvania Republicans return to Supreme Court to challenge extended deadline for mail-in ballotsby Amy Howe on October 24, 2020 at 9:01 pm
Four days after the justices left in place a ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that requires election officials in that state to count mail-in ballots received within three days after Election Day, Nov. 3, Pennsylvania Republicans returned to the Supreme Court. This time, rather than asking the court to put the state supreme court’s The post Pennsylvania Republicans return to Supreme Court to challenge extended deadline for mail-in ballots appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
- Symposium: The particular perils of emergency election casesby Edward Foley on October 23, 2020 at 9:28 pm
This article is part of a symposium on the Supreme Court’s “shadow docket.” Edward B. Foley holds the Ebersold chair in constitutional law at Ohio State University, where he also directs the election law program. His latest book is Presidential Elections and Majority Rule. The truly important decision in Bush v. Gore as a practical matter was The post Symposium: The particular perils of emergency election cases appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
- Petitions of the week: Deadlines for attorneys’ fees, the elements of burglary and moreby Andrew Hamm on October 23, 2020 at 7:42 pm
This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to decide, among other things, the filing deadline for attorneys’ fees under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and whether Georgia’s burglary statute qualifies as a prior conviction under the Armed Career Criminal Act. Richardson v. Omaha School District concerns the deadline that parents The post Petitions of the week: Deadlines for attorneys’ fees, the elements of burglary and more appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
- Friday round-upby James Romoser on October 23, 2020 at 3:25 pm
Yet another important dispute over election rules is up at the Supreme Court, as Republicans on Thursday asked the justices to issue an emergency order blocking an extension of the absentee-ballot deadline in North Carolina. Chief Justice John Roberts ordered the supporters of the extended deadline (which include state election officials and a nonprofit group) The post Friday round-up appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
- Trump campaign, North Carolina Republicans ask justices to stop extension of absentee-ballot deadline (updated)by Amy Howe on October 22, 2020 at 8:16 pm
Two days after three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit urged them to “take this case up to the Supreme Court immediately,” the Trump campaign and North Carolina Republicans did exactly that, asking the justices to block an extension of the deadline for absentee ballots in that state to nine The post Trump campaign, North Carolina Republicans ask justices to stop extension of absentee-ballot deadline (updated) appeared first on SCOTUSblog.