21 Nov, 2014

November 21st: Recently Filed Petitions

2014-11-21T17:46:31-06:00November 21st, 2014|

Oklahoma v. Burwell, filed on November 18, 2014 Kagan v. City of New Orleans, filed on November 18, 2014 Hurst v. Lee Cnty., Mississippi, filed on November 19, 2014 Kot v. U.S., filed on November 20, 2014

11 Nov, 2014

SCOTUSblog: Fun For Court Watchers…Invaluable For New Filers

2019-03-18T18:47:32-05:00November 11th, 2014|

SCOTUSblog For Court Nerds For those of us who follow the U.S. Supreme Court, SCOTUSblog is a well-worn icon on the favorites menu. SCOTUSblog is the preeminent news service solely dedicated to coverage of the Supreme Court. Lyle Denniston regularly posts insightful analyses of the latest legal news. Readers can also review lists of petitions [...]

11 Jun, 2014

Picking the FIFA World Cup (With Help From The U.S. Supreme Court)

2019-03-18T18:47:36-05:00June 11th, 2014|

The U.S. Supreme Court is one of the most powerful institutions on the planet. In just the last few years, its opinions have transformed the $3 trillion U.S. healthcare industry, opened up marriage to same-sex couples, and declared an end to 400 years of racial discrimination. At Cockle Legal Briefs, we are as passionate about [...]

8 May, 2014

Beyond Cases and Arguments: The United States Supreme Court and the Federal Rules of Practice

2019-03-18T18:47:40-05:00May 8th, 2014|

We all learned in school—or at least in Schoolhouse Rock!—that the U.S. Supreme Court, sitting atop one of the three co-equal branches of government, interprets the laws which are passed by Congress, and enforced by the President. We also know that the Court performs this function by hearing cases and issuing rulings. When a party [...]