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  • IT’S LABOR DAY WEEKEND: Fitting that our time’s most famous labor organizer, Colin Kaepernick, won a major battle against his former employers. BANKRUPTCY: Comes for this California law firm. MARY JO WHITE DID A BAD JOB HOLDING URBAN MEYER ACCOUNTABLE: Now in podcast form. PART TWO OF A SERIES ON CLASSISM IN ACADEMIA: I am […]
  • Or, as Scrooge McDuck said: work smarter, not harder. Source:
  • Notes to my (legal) self. Source:
  • LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Nigerian crude differentials looked well supported on Friday from higher demand while the number of unsold Angolan cargoes was heard to be dwindling. Source:
  • Orrin Hatch is the senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. A focus of many, including myself, in evaluating Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s judicial record and philosophy has been his opinions, both judicial and academic, on the constitutional separation of powers. And rightly so, as a demonstrate commitment to our constitutional structure should be a prerequisite […]
  • This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address whether a general choice-of-law clause in a contract that contains an arbitration agreement should be read to import state substantive law without importing state rules impairing arbitration, the effect of the Prison Litigation Reform Act’s tailoring requirement for prospective relief, and the establishment […]
  • Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court will begin on Tuesday. Tucker Higgins of CNBC previews what to expect next week. Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung of Reuters predict that the “possibility [Kavanaugh] could vote to overturn Roe v. Wade will be a top line of questioning.” Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro of […]
  • BRAZZAVILLE, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Congo Republic will launch a country-wide vaccination campaign to control an outbreak of yellow fever near the border with the Angolan enclave of Cabinda, the health ministry said on Friday. Source:
  • LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – OPEC oil output has risen this month to a 2018 high as Libyan production recovered and Iraq’s southern exports hit a record, a Reuters survey found, although a cut in Iranian shipments due to U.S. sanctions limited the increase. Source:
  • JOHANNESBURG/BEIJING, Aug 31 (Reuters) – A wave of African nations looking to restructure debt with China on the eve of a major Beijing summit provides a reality check for the continent, where most countries still view Chinese lending as the best bet to develop their economies. Source:
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