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  • ShareThe last few decades have witnessed the working out in several cases of a sustained disagreement between the Supreme Court and California legislators and judges. The Supreme Court has taken the view that the Federal Arbitration Act compels the enforcement, in state and federal courts, of pre-dispute arbitration agreements. Accordingly, the justices have rejected every […]
  • ShareEach weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at Here’s the Tuesday morning read: Democrats push toward vote on Jackson for Supreme Court (Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press) 6 questions about Clarence […]
  • A big change in the T14 and some of the largest rankings tumbles and gains. The post The 2023 U.S. News Law School Rankings Are Here appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • On Stage: Will and Chris, naturally. By Reality: That whole “Yale Law School free speech controversy”? Turns out accounts of protesters shouting down speakers were heavily exaggerated. Even the dean — who concludes against the protesters — supports this less sensationalist statement of facts. In Court: John Eastman’s over-aggressive privilege claims ended with a court […]
  • An alleged Ponzi scheme you might be able to talk your way out of. That, not so much. The post If Your Ultimate Goal Is Not Going To Jail, Don’t Point A Gun At An F.B.I. Agent appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • What an exciting time to be an associate! The post Big Money For Associates At This Biglaw Firm appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Socially responsible investments are primary drivers fueling a sustained attention to ESG tracking and reporting. Learn how companies can demonstrate anti-bribery and ESG commitment. The post 6 Anti-Bribery Considerations For ESG Investors appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
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  • ShareThe Supreme Court on Monday issued orders from the justices’ private conference last week, adding three new cases to next term’s docket. The new cases involve a challenge to an animal-welfare law in California, a death-penalty issue in Arizona, and a copyright dispute over an Andy Warhol work. The justices also turned down a request […]
  • ShareIn Torres v. Texas Department of Public Safety, to be argued on Tuesday, the Supreme Court will decide whether a private individual can sue his state-agency employer for violating the federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994. Among other provisions, USERRA requires both state and private employers to rehire former employees back […]
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