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1 day 13 hours ago

The Supreme Court heard two oral arguments on Wednesday.  I’m predicting the winners based on the method of counting the number of questions.  After 17 decisions handed down, my predictions have been correct 65% of the time, which means I have fallen off after going 100% correct in the first 6 decisions.

The first case, EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch, asks whether an employer can...

2 days 23 hours ago

This post is based on The Conservative-Libertarian Turn in First Amendment Jurisprudence, 117 W. Va. L. Rev. 231 (2014), which Professor Heyman recently presented as the Third Annual C. Edwin Baker Lecture for Liberty, Equality, and Democracy at West Virginia University College of Law.

In recent years, a conservative majority of the...

3 days 12 hours ago

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in two cases.  The Court was somewhat light in asking questions after several weeks off from oral argument. I’m predicting the winners based on the method of counting the number of questions.  After going a perfect 6 for 6 in calling the first decisions handed down, I had a rocky month of January and am now 9 for 14 (64%) in my predictions.  That...

6 days 16 hours ago

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Justice Ginsburg discussed her Court tenure, women’s rights, racism, and a dysfunctional Congress in an interview with MSNBC.

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1 week 1 day ago

Justice Ginsburg’s frequent and increasingly candid off-the-bench statements have elicited praise and condemnation from predictable sources. Fueled by social media, she has achieved an almost cultish celebrity status, her...