The Weeks Ahead

As we head into the April sitting, the court’s term is entering its home stretch. The court has already issued 43 opinions, well ahead of where it has been in the last few years. Opinions published going into April sitting: OT05 43 OT06 27 OT07 28 OT08 43 The reason for the increase in early [...]

This is part of a new series about the stars in the world of the Supreme Court. Today, I’ll start with one of the most influential members of the Supreme Court bar, Theodore B. Olson. Full Name: Theodore Bevry Olson DOB: September 11, 1940 Age: 68 Undergraduate: University of the Pacific ’62 Law School: UC [...]

Oral Arguments took place this morning in Boumediene v. Bush and its sister case, Al-Odah v. US. Because of the heightened interest in the case, the Supreme Court opted to expedite the delivery of the audio recording and it was broadcast on C-Span by 11:50EST, less than an hour after the arguments concluded. The arguments [...]

Well, I’m getting a little bored with the latest opinions to come down from the Court, so lets look at one that is coming up. In Morse v. Fredrick the Court is asked to rule on whether or not Fredrick’s right to hold up a sign that reads BONG HITS 4 JESUS is deserving of [...]



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