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  • Today’s TLDR — See Also
    by Joe Patrice on July 1, 2022 at 9:59 pm

    FAFO: Federalist Society shocked to learn that gutting the Constitution irks people. FIFY: Rudy tells us all that Cassidy Hutchinson wasn't there when he asked for a pardon... or... wait... can he get a do over? LMGTFY: Jonathan Turley went off on the authority of the Secret Service without ever, you know, looking up the actual authority of the Secret Service. FWIW: The professionals are running the coup now. The post Today’s TLDR — See Also appeared first on Above the Law.

  • Management Might Be Happy If Associates And Partners Leave Law Firms For Certain Positions
    by Jordan Rothman on July 1, 2022 at 9:33 pm

    Some doors closing can lead to windows opening, like the deposit window at the bank. The post Management Might Be Happy If Associates And Partners Leave Law Firms For Certain Positions appeared first on Above the Law.

  • Mastering The Meeting — Tips For Prep
    by Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz on July 1, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    You’d be surprised at how often those who ‘call for’ a meeting either haven’t identified a purpose or thought critically about what they want to achieve in the time scheduled. The post Mastering The Meeting — Tips For Prep appeared first on Above the Law.

  • Getting To No
    by James Goodnow on July 1, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    How lawyers think, and why it’s killing Biglaw. The post Getting To No appeared first on Above the Law.

  • That Woman Wasn’t Even In The Room When Rudy Asked For That Pardon He Never Asked For!
    by Liz Dye on July 1, 2022 at 7:55 pm

    Now, can we interest you in some exceptionally hideous footwear? The post That Woman Wasn’t Even In The Room When Rudy Asked For That Pardon He Never Asked For! appeared first on Above the Law.

SCOTUS Blog
  • Two petitions from North Carolina seek to resolve pay and benefits for public employees
    by Kalvis Golde on July 4, 2022 at 1:50 am

    The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. This week, we highlight cert petitions that ask the court to consider, among other things, whether two... The post Two petitions from North Carolina seek to resolve pay and benefits for public employees appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • As unanimity declines, conservative majority’s power runs deeper than the blockbuster cases
    by Angie Gou on July 4, 2022 at 12:21 am

    One year ago, the Supreme Court had just ended a term of transition. Justice Amy Coney Barrett had replaced Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, cementing a 6-3 conservative majority. Yet the court issued more unanimous decisions than in the three preceding terms, and some major rulings... The post As unanimity declines, conservative majority’s power runs deeper than the blockbuster cases appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • The dangers of judicial cherry-picking
    by Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson on July 1, 2022 at 11:07 pm

    This article is part of a symposium on the court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Cari Jackson is director of spiritual care and activism for the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and earned a... The post The dangers of judicial cherry-picking appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Climate change at the Supreme Court
    by SCOTUStalk on July 1, 2022 at 10:08 pm

    On the last day of the term, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of a group of Republican-led states and coal companies to limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate carbon emissions system-wide. Amy sits down with investigative journalist and host of Drilled,... The post Climate change at the Supreme Court appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • The morning read for Friday, July 1
    by James Romoser on July 1, 2022 at 1:51 pm

    Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com. Here’s the Friday morning read: US Supreme Court’s Tumultuous Term Ends With Guns,... The post The morning read for Friday, July 1 appeared first on SCOTUSblog.