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  • Gigi Hadid Is Pushing IP Law Forward: It’s a novel legal theory that has some merit. Layoffs! Everybody freak out. Speaking Of Freaking Out: 80 percent of companies are cutting their legal spend. Man Throws Poop At Judge: Oh Florida. Deeply Disturbing Courtroom Incident: That leaves more questions than answers. Source:
  • VIENNA, June 26 (Reuters) – Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdoses still rising and a “crisis” of tramadol use emerging in parts of Africa. Source:
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  • Editor’s Note: This post, originally published at 3:45 p.m., was updated at 5:30 p.m. to reflect the government’s latest submission to the court. The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the challenge to the Trump administration’s decision to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census by the end of the week. But […]
  • This is a busy time for the Supreme Court, which is slated to provide decisions in 24 cases over the final two-week span of the term. This equates to over one third of its 69 argued cases with expected decisions. In the court’s last week of business before summer recess, the justices are expected to […]
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  • This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, what a court can consider when finding “circumstantial guarantees of [the] trustworthiness” of a hearsay statement, the proof a parent claiming substantive due process violations must submit to demonstrate that a county’s conduct “shocks the conscience,” and whether federal courts […]
  • In this week’s episode of SCOTUStalk, Amy Howe of Howe on the Court reviews Monday’s Supreme Court orders and opinions. The justices released their decisions in four argued cases: Iancu v. Brunetti, United States v. Davis, Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media and The Dutra Group v. Batterton. The justices also granted review in […]
  • LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) – Exports of four major Nigerian grades were set to rise for August, according to preliminary export programmes seen by traders, as Nigerian differentials remained strong on European gasoline cracks. Source:
  • Yesterday the justices continued to chip away at their merits docket for this term, issuing four opinions; they will return to the bench on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. to hand down rulings in some of the eight cases remaining. In Iancu v. Brunetti, the court held 6-3 that a federal ban on the registration of […]
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