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  • Another Day, Another Several Thousand Dollars — See Also
    by Joe Patrice on January 22, 2022 at 2:03 am

    Salary Matches: Fried Frank, Hueston Hennigan, and Steptoe get in on the action. Bringing Bonuses To A Salary Fight: Latham is learning why it makes no sense to drag out bonus announcements until weeks after everyone else. They've posted bonuses... while associates are now wondering about salaries. Wax On, Wax Off: Amy Wax is getting cast as an academic freedom martyr. She's not. Chicago Is A Cold, Bitter Place: And while that may be true of the city too, we're talking about the law school, which has no patience for COVID needs at this point. That's Not The Problem: Trump may not have the best lawyer in the world, but that's not why he's losing these cases. The post Another Day, Another Several Thousand Dollars — See Also appeared first on Above the Law.

  • West Coast Biglaw Firm Joins Milbank Scale
    by Joe Patrice on January 22, 2022 at 1:38 am

    I...REALLY think this is important. The post West Coast Biglaw Firm Joins Milbank Scale appeared first on Above the Law.

  • Good News For Associates As Goodwin Matches Salary Hike
    by Joe Patrice on January 21, 2022 at 10:36 pm

    The train keeps rolling. The post Good News For Associates As Goodwin Matches Salary Hike appeared first on Above the Law.

  • That’s One Way To Earn Your Legal Stripes
    by Kathryn Rubino on January 21, 2022 at 10:31 pm

    Using family connections is a tried and true method of getting clients. The post That’s One Way To Earn Your Legal Stripes appeared first on Above the Law.

  • Christian Adoption Agency Had So Much Fun Discriminating Against LGBTQ People They’re Extending The Practice To Jews, Too!
    by Liz Dye on January 21, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    That train is never late. The post Christian Adoption Agency Had So Much Fun Discriminating Against LGBTQ People They’re Extending The Practice To Jews, Too! appeared first on Above the Law.

SCOTUS Blog
  • Suing the International Finance Corporation, and Chicago police’s destroy-or-sell policy
    by Andrew Hamm on January 21, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether the International Finance Corporation is immune from suit over its actions concerning the Tata Mundra Power Plant in Gujarat, India, and whether Chicago police’s policy of destroying or... The post Suing the International Finance Corporation, and Chicago police’s destroy-or-sell policy appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Justices will review scope of McGirt decision, but won’t consider whether to overturn it
    by Amy Howe on January 21, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    Less than two years ago, the Supreme Court ruled in McGirt v. Oklahoma by a vote of 5-4 that a large portion of eastern Oklahoma, which was reserved for the Creek Nation in the 19th century, remains a reservation for purposes of a federal law... The post Justices will review scope of <em>McGirt</em> decision, but won’t consider whether to overturn it appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • The morning read for Friday, Jan. 21
    by James Romoser on January 21, 2022 at 2:23 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: Is Ginni Thomas a Threat to the Supreme Court?... The post The morning read for Friday, Jan. 21 appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Majority turns down request to send Texas abortion litigation back to federal district court
    by Amy Howe on January 20, 2022 at 10:30 pm

    The Supreme Court on Thursday afternoon rejected abortion providers’ request to order a federal appeals court to send their challenge to a Texas law banning almost all abortions in the state promptly back to the friendlier confines of a federal district court in that state.... The post Majority turns down request to send Texas abortion litigation back to federal district court appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Now available on Oyez: January oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts
    by Oyez Project on January 20, 2022 at 10:11 pm

    Oyez has posted the aligned audio and transcripts from the January 2022 oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument in: Biden v. Missouri National Federation of Independent Business v. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Gallardo v. Marstiller Garland v.... The post Now available on Oyez: January oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts appeared first on SCOTUSblog.