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  • The petition of the day is: Hickenlooper v. Kerr 14-460 Issue: (1) Whether, after this Court’s decision in New York v. United States, plaintiffs’ claims that Colorado’s government is not republican in form remain non-justiciable political questions; and (2) whether a minority of legislators have standing to challenge a law that allegedly dilutes their power […]
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  • Whether a vision of the Court might affect coverage; facing new questions of identity and gender, three Justices who are women and the Court reflecting a larger social anxiety; the “Roberts Court”; and how the Court can be more than one thing at a time. “I think always the humor was a means to an […]
  • * Today is Festivus. For the rest of us. [PrawfsBlawg] * “Law Schools Shouldn’t Despair: If History Is Any Guide, the Legal Profession Will Be in Vogue Again Before Too Long.” It’ll be a Festivus miracle. [TaxProf Blog] * CNN lawyers and Cosby lawyers are sniping at each other and it’s getting ugly. They all […]
  • Even people who consider themselves current with technology trends don’t think about legal research beyond the basics, but the truth is that there are many good tools out there. Source:
  • The Supreme Court has stepped into the center of a divisive issue: whether, consistent with the First Amendment, states that elect some or all of their judges may prohibit the candidates from directly soliciting campaign funds. The case of Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar, scheduled for oral argument on January 20, 2015, will test how far […]
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  • The game of thrones and succession planning in Africa was jolted by the spectacle on 31 October of Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaoré fleeing the mass street demonstrations in Ouagadougou on a French helicopter for exile in neighbouring Côte d’Ivoire. Source: