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Brett Kavanaugh’s Expert Evasions, Learned From Past Masters

Brett Kavanaugh’s Expert Evasions, Learned From Past Masters

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Even as he deflected most questions about legal issues, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh was quick to say he was alert to the real-world consequences of his rulings, reports The New York Times.

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Brett Kavanaugh Likely to Disappoint Conservatives With Recusals

Brett Kavanaugh Likely to Disappoint Conservatives With Recusals

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The choice ultimately would be up to him, but analysts said they’d be shocked if he didn’t sit out the case, according to The Washington Times.

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Sluggish Supreme Court Poised to Deliver Big Decisions

Sluggish Supreme Court Poised to Deliver Big Decisions

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The Supreme Court typically leaves its contentious and high-profile cases for closer to the end of the term.

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‘It Will Be Momentous’: Supreme Court Embarking on New Term

‘It Will Be Momentous’: Supreme Court Embarking on New Term

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When the Supreme Court convenes for a new term Monday, it will face of docket that includes controversial cases involving voting rights, religious liberty, protection from discrimination, and privacy in an increasingly monitored society, reports The Washington Post.

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Gorsuch Often Sided With Employers in Workers’ Rights Cases

Gorsuch Often Sided With Employers in Workers’ Rights Cases

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Worker’s rights opinions written by Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, are often sympathetic but coldly pragmatic, and they’re usually in the employer’s favor, according to a review conducted by the Associated Press.

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Judge Richard Posner On SCOTUS: ‘The Supreme Court Is Awful’

Judge Richard Posner On SCOTUS: ‘The Supreme Court Is Awful’

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Above the Law covered Judge Richard Posner’s interview at a Chicago bookstore on the occasion of the publication of a biography of the outspoken jurist.

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What Clinton Won’t Say: Whether Garland Is Her High Court Pick

What Clinton Won’t Say: Whether Garland Is Her High Court Pick

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The Democratic presidential candidate has studiously avoided saying whether she would renominate Garland for the vacancy if it is still pending next year, writes Bloomberg’s Greg Stohr.

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These Two Decisions Highlight How Scalia’s Absence Has Affected the Court

These Two Decisions Highlight How Scalia’s Absence Has Affected the Court

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The lack of a majority is problematic when it leaves a split in the circuits and when it creates confusion in the law. This is what happened in two cases that came down on May 16, writes law school dean Erwin Chemerinsky in the ABA Journal.

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Bankruptcy Law and the Post-Scalia Supreme Court

Bankruptcy Law and the Post-Scalia Supreme Court

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Justice Antonin Scalia’s death is big news in the larger political world, leaving a Supreme Court that may be evenly split on a wide range of politically and socially charged legal questions, writes G. Ray Warner in Greenberg Traurig’s GT Restucturing Review.

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Supreme Court Says Class Action Lawsuits Can Survive Compensation Offers

Supreme Court Says Class Action Lawsuits Can Survive Compensation Offers

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Justices ruled that offers of full compensation to the lead plaintiff in such a case do not automatically end the legal challenge.

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