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  • Few things confound the Supreme Court more than Indian law, but the Justices keep wading into a relatively steady stream of cases. This Term is no exception. The Justices have already agreed to hear four cases directly involving Indian law issues, at least two of them highly important to the scope of tribal autonomy and […]
  • This year’s British Arrow Awards succeeded once again in bringing us lulz, tears, aws, eye-rolls, and more tears.1 The British Arrows screening of an hour of back-to-back 1/2 – 2 minute of the best British adverts of the prior year2 is the ultimate short attention span experience, sometimes to a fault. You can be reeling […]
  • Sometimes, things happen in life that are just too perfect for anyone to make up. The Wu-Tang Clan, possibly the most influential group in the entire history of hip-hop, recently got back together to drop another record. Never a group to do things the normal way, they decided to take a novel approach to record […]
  • Being a kid sure had its perks. Someone else paid your bills, everything you did was considered simply adorable, and you got summers off. Adulthood is all: Wake up! You need to make money! But back in the day, you got to major in sleep. Early to bed, naps, sleep 24/7. Mom would even read […]
  • NAIROBI, Jan 4 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares and currencies fell on Monday on the first day of trading in 2016 after China factory activity contracted and the […]
  • On Friday the Justices will meet for their January 8 Conference; our list of “petitions to watch” for that Conference will be available soon. The January sitting will begin on Monday, January 11. Source:
  • Three book authors and their advocacy organization have taken to the Supreme Court their decade-long copyright fight with Google over its massive book-copying and search project. The new appeal, filed on Thursday, asked the Justices to take away the giant digital firm’s legal protection against paying fees and getting permission to add whole volumes to […]
  • The petition of the day is: Stackhouse v. Colorado 15-550 Issue: Whether a criminal defendant’s inadvertent failure to object to courtroom closure is an “intentional relinquishment or abandonment of a known right” that affirmatively waives his Sixth Amendment right to a public trial, or is instead a forfeiture, which does not wholly foreclose appellate review. […]
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