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  • Happy Trails: To Justice Stephen Breyer, who is reportedly set to retire at the end of this Term. Everyone Has Thoughts: On both social media and through their press departments. Moving On: Who will take Breyer’s place? Compensation Hike: Amid all the Court news, Biglaw salaries continued to rise. Pillow Talk: Mike Lindell has interesting […]
  • Clerkships really are a golden ticket to the top of the profession. The post Stephen Breyer Really Has A Long History At The Supreme Court appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • ShareOn Wednesday afternoon, in the shadow of reports of Justice Stephen Breyer’s forthcoming retirement announcement, the Supreme Court denied an application to postpone the executions of two Oklahoma men. The brief order, with no recorded dissents, cleared the way for Oklahoma to execute one of the men, Donald Grant, at 11 a.m. EST on Thursday […]
  • The legal industry should take a dim view of clients having any influence in almost all law firm employment matters. The post Clients Routinely Influence Law Firm Employment Decisions appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Stop the presses! Or keep ’em going! I don’t know which but this is big! The post One Small Step For Breyer, One Giant Scramble On Twitter appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • ShareDuring a 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate, then-candidate Joe Biden pledged that, if elected, he would nominate a Black woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. With Justice Stephen Breyer expected to retire at the end of this term, California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger is one of the frontrunners to succeed him. If […]
  • ShareWith today’s reporting that Justice Stephen Breyer intends to retire, we now kick off our analysis of potential nominees to replace him. President Joe Biden previously promised to nominate a Black woman, and we assume he will keep that commitment. Two potential nominees therefore stand apart from all others: Leondra Kruger, a justice on the […]
  • Wonder what the penalty for not having insurance would be. The post Nice Glock. Do You Have Insurance For That? appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Proposed legislation in California, Oregon, Washington, and Colorado would require insurance coverage for fertility treatments. The post 2022 State Legislative Efforts Bring New Hope For Those Struggling With Infertility appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • ShareJustice Stephen Breyer, a devoted pragmatist and the senior member of the Supreme Court’s liberal wing, will retire from the court at the end of the 2021-22 term, NBC News reported on Wednesday. During a nearly 28-year career on the court, Breyer shunned rigid approaches to legal interpretation, often seeking functional rulings with an eye […]
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