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On Monday, the Shakespeare Theatre Company held The Trial of Don Quixote, at which Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Stephen...

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The Economist looks at last week’s same-sex marriage case at the Supreme Court in light of...

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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in two cases, the final oral arguments scheduled this Term.  Thanks to all who indulged my predictions for this Term.  It’s been a fun, but at times rocky ride.  I will have a more in depth review of my past predictions and success/failure rate this summer.  I started out by correctly predicting the first 7 cases, but then things went south.  ...

2 weeks 6 days ago

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In addition to the return of Obamacare in King v. Burwell, the other highly-anticipated case this spring was on the issue of same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges...

3 weeks 14 hours ago

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Kingsley v. Hendrickson, which asks whether the requirements of a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 excessive force claim brought by a plaintiff who was a pretrial detainee at the time of the incident are satisfied by a showing that the state actor deliberately used force against the pretrial detainee and the use of force was objectively unreasonable.

This case is difficult to predict because it’s an asymmetrical case involving 3...