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After much speculation and urging from both sides in the debate, the Supreme Court agreed last Friday to review a case on same...

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The Supreme Court heard oral argument in two cases on Wednesday. I’m predicting the winners of the Supreme Court cases based on the number of questions asked during oral argument. For more about this method and all of my predictions this Term, click here.

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. asks whether disparate-impact claims are cognizable...

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The Supreme Court heard oral argument in two cases on Tuesday. I’m predicting the winners of the Supreme Court cases based on the number of questions asked during oral argument. For more about this method and all of my predictions this Term, click here.  Both cases are very close calls.

Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc. asks whether the Supremacy Clause gives Medicaid providers a private...

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[Reposted from the IIT Chicago-Kent Faculty Blog]

Among the most important of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s contributions to American history were his commentaries on the relationship between the law and social justice.

King’s views toward the law can be divided into two categories: law as obstacle and law as opportunity.

Law as an Obstacle to Racial Justice

Much of the civil rights movement was a...

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Did you miss your Supreme Court news this week? Let our Weekly Roundup help. (To stay on top of the latest Supreme Court happenings, follow ISCOTUS on Twitter.)

Despite the Court’s silence on same-sex marriage on Monday, pressure from both sides in the debate and a circuit split means that the Court will most likely...