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  • ShareA View from the Courtroom is an occasional series offering an inside look at oral arguments and opinion announcements (and other Supreme Court events) unfolding in real time. In the wake of last term’s controversial decisions, and with the Supreme Court’s public approval ratings at historic lows, some of the justices have recently been taking […]
  • Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need The Rule Of Law: Aileen Cannon isn’t done rewriting the rule book to protect her precious, precious Donald Trump. Bad News: We’ve got deferrals… are stealth layoffs far behind? Sorry Nose, I’m Mad At My Face: Judge Ho is organizing a boycott of Yale Law clerks. Because clerks come […]
  • White males still make out the best when it comes to partnership. The post How Diversity Plays Out In Promotions To Partnership In Biglaw appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Many lawyers would add years to their lives and have less gray hair if they were unable to remember the matters that caused them stress in the workplace. The post If I Worked As An Associate Attorney, I Might Want The ‘Severance’ Procedure appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • ShareArt Lien sketched the Supreme Court from 1977 until his retirement this summer. For the final nine years of that astounding career, he worked for SCOTUSblog (in addition to his longtime employer, NBC News.) Over 45 years, Art visually chronicled dozens of justices, thousands of cases, and innumerable moment-by-moment developments at the court and in […]
  • ShareFor 45 years, Arthur Lien witnessed, sketched, and recorded for posterity some of the Supreme Court’s most historic moments. His pencil-and-watercolor illustrations have the uncanny quality of transporting the viewer into the room at just the right time. An emphatic gesture from an oral advocate. A raised eyebrow from a quizzical justice. The fraught silence […]
  • What you need to know about the mysterious method Biglaw firms use to get rid of lawyers. The post Biglaw And The Dreaded Stealth Layoff: It’s Happening Again appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Wait… this doesn’t make any sense. The post James Ho Cancel Cultures Yale Law FedSoc Because Other Students Are Mean To Yale Law FedSoc Students appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • When you’re addicted to originalism, sometimes you have to change history to avoid the cognitive dissonance. The post Gun Nuts Throw Saddest Tantrum Ever Learning That There Was A World Before Heller appeared first on Above the Law. Source: <a href= class="colorbox" title="Gun Nuts Throw Saddest Tantrum Ever Learning That There Was A World Before […]
  • 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: Justices shield spouses’ work from potential conflict of interest disclosures (Hailey Fuchs, Josh Gerstein, & Peter S. Canellos, […]
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