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…kinda. It will actually turn 101 as soon as I publish this post. The last post, the one about stare decisis was actually the 100th post on the DailyWrit. Its not a terribly big deal, but I think we’ve come a long way in the 3 months that the DailyWrit has been online. I purchased [...]

I am floored by the quality of the Election 2008 Tracker, which is not only comprehensive and fair, but also more accessible than similar trackers on other blogs. I am, however, disappointed that the aggregate numbers include Rasmussen – which often “finds” that arbitrary candidates have impossibly high support (ie: Thompson in the GOP field, [...]

I uploaded both the Republican and Democratic polls over at the Election 2008 Tracker. Try clicking on the charts to see a bigger view, I’m testing a new script that should add a pretty neat effect to the pictures when you click on them. In the democrat’s poll, you can see a clear-cut frontrunner (Clinton) [...]

Today I introduced a new feature on DailyWrit, the Election 2008 Tracker. I’ll be aggregating a lot of different polls into a single chart that you can all see by going to the third tab from the left on the top bar. I only have the democratic chart up right now but I will have [...]

Update

I updated the case index to reflect today’s decisions. Notice that there are only 3 cases left on the docket. More analysis to follow this afternoon.

James keeps asking me about the number of hits we get everyday, so I decided to delve into my hit tracker. Normally I just look at the domains that come a lot, but today I went all the way to the bottom. One hit from Yeshiva University, another from Columbia, dozens from googlebot etc. Then [...]

I updated my Term Case Index by adding the cases that are currently before the Court. I’ve included a hyperlink to the oral arguments as well as the Questions Presented Document which lists the key questions to be answered by the Court. I also included information about the general topics, case number, and date argued. [...]

Term Cases Index

I’ve decided to create a index of court cases for the current term. You can find it here for now, but you will always see it at the top of the page between the ‘Blog’ and ‘About’ tabs. I plan on adding links to outside information as well as my own analysis of cases that [...]



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