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  • ShareTuesday’s 5-4 ruling in Bittner v. United States sharply divided the justices, with an odd lineup supporting Justice Neil Gorsuch’s opinion: Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito, Brett Kavanaugh, and Ketanji Brown Jackson. The case involves provisions of the Bank Secrecy Act that obligate citizens to file a form each year (known as […]
  • ShareThe Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared skeptical of the Biden administration’s student-loan debt-relief program. During nearly three and a half hours of oral arguments, a majority of the justices appeared unconvinced that Congress intended to give the secretary of education the power to adopt the program, which has an estimated price tag of $400 billion. […]
  • Justice Jackson’s Jurisprudence Holds No Shelter For Finder’s Keepers: Take that, Delaware! What Happened To Reading The Fine Print?: Sometimes it takes a year to issue spot. Determining If The President Has The Authority To Cancel Loans Is One Thing, But Does The Court?: Here’s a snapshot in to Sotomayor’s brain. You Know What They […]
  • Frighteningly, there was still one vote in support of arbitrarily incarcerating children. The post ‘Maybe Don’t Send 8-Year-Olds To Jail For Eating Paste’ Is Something We Required A Federal Court To Rule In 2023 appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Neutral reporters? Yeah, and I’m the Queen of Sheba. The post Fox Huffs About Journalistic Integrity, Even As It Admits To Feeding Biden Data To Trump Campaign appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Shockingly, decades of lionizing a judicial writing style based on calling your colleagues stupid creates young judges who call their colleagues stupid. The post Federal Judge Worries Steady Rise In Virulent, Insulting Opinions Might Make Judiciary Look Bad appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Judge Ho may not be right on many issues, but he nails this one. The post When Judge Ho Feels The Need To Angrily Call Out The Fifth Circuit’s Totalitarianism, You Know Things Are Bad appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Facebook has had lots of luck when it comes to patents, but its luck may have just run out. The post Meta Facing The Patent Music? 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. Here’s the Tuesday morning read: What to watch for as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on Biden’s student loan debt relief plan (Ariane de Vogue, CNN) Student loan debt and the Court (Lyle Denniston, […]
  • ShareOn Tuesday, Feb. 28, we will be live blogging as the court releases opinions in one or more argued cases from the current term. Click here for a list of FAQs about opinion announcements. The post Announcement of opinions for Tuesday, Feb. 28 appeared first on SCOTUSblog. Source:
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