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  • ShareThe Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. Under longstanding constitutional law, most laws survive constitutional challenges so long as the government has a “rational basis” for enacting them. This week, we highlight cert petitions […]
  • Me & Mr. Jones: The Alex Jones trial is way wilder than you think. This Guy Is Crazy: Sam Alito opened up about his religious vision and it was a lot like looking directly into the Ark of the Covenant. It’s Right There In The Name!: There’s a religious code of conduct at *checks notes* […]
  • The WNBA star is still fighting for her freedom. The post Brittney Griner’s Lawyer Has A Biglaw Pedigree appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Plan? We don’t need no stinking plan! The post Rising Associate Compensation A ‘Red Flag’ For Biglaw Firms appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Scholarship packages and location aren’t the only thing to consider when you’re deciding on where to go to law school. The post Law Student Discovers Catholic Learning Institution Enforces A Religious Code Of Conduct appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Looking forward to discovery. The post Devin Nunes Drops SLAPP Case He Lost Against Guy He Claims Is The Husband Of The Satirical Tweeting Cow Who Mocks Him appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • The Chicago legal economy and attorney job market remain robust, underscoring the variance between the strong labor market and the challenges of high inflation and a volatile stock market. The post An Update On The Chicago Lateral Attorney Hiring Market appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • 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 Friday morning read: Alito mocks foreign critics of Supreme Court abortion ruling (Josh Gerstein, Politico) Justices Sotomayor and Barrett Say the […]
  • ShareThe Supreme Court on Thursday refused to postpone the execution of Joe Nathan James, who was scheduled to die in an Alabama prison at 7 p.m. EDT. James was sentenced to death for the 1994 murder of Faith Hall, his former girlfriend. Hall’s family had urged Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to convert James’ death sentence […]
  • Do You Remember The Rule Against Perpetuities? Good thing you didn’t take the most recent bar exam. Federal Judge Really Knows How To Hold A Grudge: The Fifth Circuit, however, disapproves. Remember Conservative Flavor Du Jour Nicholas Sandmann: Yeah, his defamation lawsuits were as fleeting as his fame. Speaking Of Defamation Lawsuits: When both parties […]
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