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  • ShareIn 2003, a divided Supreme Court ruled in Grutter v. Bollinger that the University of Michigan Law School could consider race in its admissions process as part of its efforts to assemble a diverse student body. In her opinion for the majority, now-retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor suggested that, in 25 years, “the use of […]
  • We’re All Looking For The Guy Who Did This: Lawyer wears hot dog costume to deposition. On Second Thought: GOP response to Paul Pelosi attack reveals there really is something below “thoughts and prayers.” The Real Victims Here: Sure there are multiple vectors of systemic discrimination and mountains of evidence supporting the value of diversity […]
  • Way to put a damper on Halloween. The post Do You Have A Permit For That Halloween Mask? appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Won’t someone PLEASE think of the poor nationalists! The post Supreme Court Reminded That Harvard’s REAL Diversity Problem Is The Lack Of Smart Conservatives appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • ShareFormer President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Monday to block the disclosure of his federal income tax returns to a congressional committee. Without the court’s intervention, the House Committee on Ways and Means is poised to obtain six years of tax returns for Trump and the companies he owns. Trump’s legal team told […]
  • PLI provides in-depth analyses of the ADA, FMLA, and compliance-related requirements. The post Workplace Accommodation And Leave Challenges: A 2022 Update appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • This is pretty ‘cheap’ for law school tuition. The post This Law School Will Keep Tuition Low So Graduates Aren’t Drowning In Debt appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Wu-Tang said it best: cash rules everything around me. The post Law Professor Pinpoints Elon Musk’s Latest Problem: Cash appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • ShareThe argument Wednesday in Bittner v. United States presents a routine interpretative problem. Specifically, for a citizen who owns numerous foreign bank accounts, whether the failure to file an FBAR (the federal form that describes the foreign bank accounts of a United States citizen) is a single violation of the Bank Secrecy Act (failure to […]
  • 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 Monday morning read: Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on the Fate of Affirmative Action (Adam Liptak, The New York Times) Historically […]
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