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  • YAOUNDE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Thousands of people marched in Cameroon’s capital on Saturday to protest against Nigeria’s Boko Haram insurgency and support the Central African nation’s army, which is fighting alongside regional neighbours to defeat the Islamist group. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/z5zscGOlzc8/idAFL5N0W209020150228
  • At 11 a.m. Monday, the Supreme Court will hold one hour of oral argument to continue to explore the constitutional right of an accused person to confront at trial the witnesses for the prosecution. Arguing for the state in Ohio v. Clark will be Matthew E. Meyer of Cleveland, an assistant prosecuting attorney, with twenty […]
  • The petition of the day is: Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan 14-723Issue: Whether, under the Employee Retirement and Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), a lawsuit by an ERISA fiduciary against a participant to recover an alleged overpayment by the plan seeks “equitable relief” within the meaning […]
  • Oyez has posted audio recordings and transcripts of this week’s arguments. The Court heard arguments this week in: Coleman v. Tollefson Kerry v. Din Tibble v. Edison International Henderson v. United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Baker Botts, LLP v. ASARCO, LLC Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/scotusblog/pFXs/~3/A04bNt-cUVU/
  • * Leonard Nimoy has died at 83. While he’s best known as Spock, he also starred in some legal works, such as producing and starring in the story of Mel Mermelstein’s pro bono case. [New York Times] * Analyzing the Supreme Court on style over substance. Probably for the best because the substance has been […]
  • Here’s the actual controversy in the Blurred Lines/Marvin Gaye trial. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/IWGg7LcrGbA/story01.htm
  • Opportunities abound in Texas. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/zcPrWLgUMms/story01.htm
  • Removing the LSAT requirement is just the latest law school trick. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/ybG1h5C1W9A/story01.htm
  • It’s an A+ for effort for this student who shared his campaign video with the whole Internet. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/6vxQhUQ3trA/story01.htm
  • At 10 a.m. Monday, the Supreme Court will hear one hour of oral argument on the power of voters to take away from state legislatures the task of drawing new election district maps. In Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, the lawmakers will be represented by Paul D. Clement of the Washington, D.C., […]
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