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7 Mar, 2024

Supreme Court Says Trump Stays on Ballot

2024-03-07T09:36:14-06:00March 7th, 2024|Tags: , , , , |

In a significant legal development, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling on Monday asserting that states lack the authority to disqualify former President Donald Trump from the ballot due to his alleged role in the January 6, 2021 attacks on the U.S. Capitol. The Court, in an unsigned opinion, underscored that only Congress, not [...]

10 Nov, 2022

What Was Justice Jackson’s First Opinion?

2022-11-10T14:54:25-06:00November 10th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Newly confirmed Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson issued her first Supreme Court opinion this week, a brief dissent in support of an Ohio death row inmate. In a two-page order, she disagreed with the full Court’s decision not to take up an appeal brought by Davel Chinn, who shot and killed a man during an attempted [...]

7 Oct, 2014

The Last Week In June

2019-03-18T18:47:33-05:00October 7th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

  Legal commentators have long speculated that Supreme Court Justices prefer to release their most controversial opinions at the end of each term, days before embarking on summer recess to travel, teach, and write. A recent study by Lee Epstein of Washington University, William Landes of the University of Chicago, and Judge Richard Posner of [...]