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  • ShareThe Supreme Court returned to the bench on Monday for the start of its new term. The justices did not waste any time in getting down to business, hearing argument in a long-running dispute over an Idaho couple’s efforts to build a home on land that they own – but which the Environmental Protection Agency […]
  • 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 opens new term with murky wetlands dispute and Justice Jackson on the bench (Lawrence Hurley, NBC […]
  • ShareIf a veteran of the United States Armed Forces sustains an injury during military service, they may be entitled to disability benefits. If they apply for benefits within a year of separating from the military, benefits may begin retroactively to the day after service. Yet, if a veteran fails to apply for those benefits within […]
  • ShareThe fate of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed money may depend on the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the term “money order” in an arcane 1974 federal statute. On one side is Delaware. On the other side are 30 other states. In the middle is MoneyGram, the world’s second-largest money-transfer company. The 30 states […]
  • 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. Last year, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a landmark law that aimed to curtail what the governor viewed as excessive censorship of conservative viewpoints by social media […]
  • ShareWhen the Supreme Court returns to the bench on Monday for its first oral arguments of the new term, Justice Clarence Thomas almost certainly will ask the first question. Thomas, who was appointed in 1991, is the court’s longest-serving justice and was for many years its most taciturn member. He famously went a decade without […]
  • ShareSection 2 of the Voting Rights Act bars election practices that result in a denial or abridgement of the right to vote based on race. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will revisit how that provision, a landmark protection whose broad language is hotly contested, applies to redistricting plans that are challenged as weakening the collective […]
  • 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:
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