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  • LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Spot trade was thin on Monday as traders awaited Nigeria’s February loading programmes, while Angola issued its latest loading schedule. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/ORGytoTzmLI/idAFL8N1YM506
  • The following is a series of questions prompted by Stephanie Slater’s “Edward Terry Sanford: A Tennessean on the U.S. Supreme Court” (University of Tennessee Press, 2018). This is the first biography of a justice whose contributions to the Supreme Court in the 1920s were overshadowed in life by those of his more famous colleagues, including […]
  • * Both firms fully aware of ‘sharks’ circling the deal – judge Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/jvXEeORG6D0/idAFL8N1YM210
  • It’s an off week for the Supreme Court, so we’ve got another great ensemble cast to take a deep dive into issues that regularly come up on the show. Kate Shaw of Cardozo Law guest hosts with Leah Litman. Anne Joseph O’Connell joins us to discuss the appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, and […]
  • At Bloomberg, Greg Stohr reports that “[t]he Trump administration is aggressively trying to take advantage of the U.S. Supreme Court’s new conservative majority, digging deep into the court’s rulebook to seek quick action on divisive issues.” Ariane de Vogue reports at CNN that “[t]he court, with its strong 5-4 conservative majority, is facing requests from […]
  • ABUJA, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and semi-nomadic herders have killed more than 3,600 people since 2016, most of them this year, Amnesty International said on Monday, in a report documenting an upsurge in violence that could sway the results of February 2019 elections. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/FixKfhzmlqo/idAFL3N1YJ3PB
  • * In case you missed it (the news broke on Friday night), Judge Reed O’Connor (N.D. Tex.) held that the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare is unconstitutional, in the wake of last year’s tax reform that reduced the ACA’s “shared responsibility payment” for lacking health-care coverage to zero. [MedCity News] * Josh Blackman agrees with […]
  • The Supreme Court is between sittings. The justices will meet next for their January 4 conference; John Elwood’s Relist Watch compiles the petitions likely relisted for this conference. The calendar for the January sitting, which will begin on January 7, is available on the Supreme Court’s website. The post This week at the court appeared […]
  • MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Dec 16 (Reuters) – At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the northeastern state of Borno, three military sources said on Sunday, one of the largest known losses of life by the army in the last month. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/jBs3oboMr7c/idAFL8N1YL0IY
  • MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Dec 16 (Reuters) – At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the northeastern state of Borno, three military sources said on Sunday, one of the largest known losses of life by the army in the last month. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/cJbPGavCadc/idAFL8N1YL0DB
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