Josh Blackman is a constitutional law professor at the South Texas College of Law Houston, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, and the President of the Harlan Institute. Follow him @JoshMBlackman.
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"Hopefully, [Professor Howard B. Stravitz] would have joined in the dissent."
The Chief has written many of the Court's property cases over the past decade.
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I had long assumed that choice was based on a consensus of the majority.
Texas Bar Will Not Seek Rehearing En Banc, Or Supreme Court Review, For Ruling Against Mandatory Dues
"We look forward to getting back to the trial court to bring this litigation to a conclusion."
This ethical question was avoided after Attorney General Garland's daughter postponed her clerkship with Justice Kagan.
Seth Barrett Tillman and I have planned a ten-part series that will explain the original public meaning of twelve clauses of the Constitution that refer to six categories of offices and officers.
Not a good sign for those hoping the pandemic made permanent changes to the Court's practices.
Judge David Stras: "How My Grandparents' Experience During the Holocaust Shaped My Views on the First Amendment"
"Judge David Stras joins us for a special address, reflecting on how his grandparents’ harrowing experiences during the Holocaust shaped his own beliefs and influenced his views on religious freedom, free speech, and the importance of the First Amendment."
ER was a Skipper at the American Airlines Admirals Club, and was a loyal Sheraton guest.
The library offered some balance with respect to Court Packing and Japanese Internment.
A stay from the Fifth Circuit is unlikely. Do Justices Kavanaugh and/or Barrett have the "fortitude" to let the injunction go into effect?
For the first time in forever, from IAH to EWR.
"If I'd known I was going to live so long, I would've never given up smoking and drinking."
Yet, for reasons unknown, he scrubbed that line from his firm biography.
Trump "was now annoyed at all the people who had prevented him from appointing Giuliani to the Court."
A Modest Proposal: Livestream SCOTUS Oral Arguments With 7-Second Tape Delay To Account for Disruptions
If, and when there is an outburst, the Court can put the broadcast on hold until order is restored.
Trump at CPAC: "We're getting some unexpected rulings because the nine justices do not want to be packed"
As usual, Trump says the quiet part out loud.
Michael Wolff on President Trump and Justice Kavanaugh.
OLC Acting Head Dawn Johnsen: "The President need not heed the Commissioner's statutory tenure protection."
The law has run out.
"Further, if we were to substitute the term 'alien' for 'noncitizen' in reference to specific statutory provisions, we risk stating the law inaccurately."
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"Twice this term, Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch warned that Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett lack backbone."
Or will the absence of RBG limit her information?
At least three Justices are prepared to "reconsider" Kelo.