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A 5-4 decision was made by the Supreme Court on Monday morning in the case of companies being forced to offer insurance coverage for birth control methods they view as abortion, according to USA Today. This case has become the…>read moreNo Comment June 30, 2014
Only a small number of law schools have turned out Supreme Court Justices of late. When you look back through history, 57 percent of Supreme Court Justices never earned their law degree, according to Time. That is 64 out of…>read moreNo Comment May 9, 2014
Like his sister had done before him, Philip Alito, son of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr., is following in his father’s footsteps, after finishing up clerking for a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals of the D.C. Circuit,…>read moreNo Comment August 22, 2013
In a wide-ranging discussion with reporters and students at New York Law School, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor said fewer justices are likely to attend State of the Union addresses in the future. “It is not much fun…>read moreNo Comment April 7, 2010
The nomination of UC Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu to the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has drawn plenty of reaction from people of varying political stripes. Now California’s district attorneys are jumping into the fray. In a letter…>read moreNo Comment March 31, 2010
The blawgosphere is roiling this morning over US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s off-handed remark on Friday that there may soon be a vacancy on the nation’s highest court. Ginsburg, who spoke at New England Law’s annual “Law Day,”…>read more4 Comments March 16, 2009