Tag Archives: Hearing

Argument analysis: Are there limits to the government’s power to detain immigrants without a hearing?

Jennifer Chacon on SCOTUSBlog recaps the arguments in the Supreme Court in Nielsen v. Preap, an immigrant detention case. Among other things. Professor Chacon sees Chief Justice Roberts as possibly looking for a middle ground that limits the U.S. government's… … Continue reading

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Arbitrator finds allegations insufficient to support termination even if proven, orders reinstatement before hearing.

The Nassau County (NY) District Attorney's office has challenged a decision of Arbitrator John Sands ordering the reinstatement of  Investigator (and Local Union President) Michael Falzanaro. Nassau DA challenges ruling that her office improperly disclosed wiretapThe DA's office had a wiretap in place … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions for Law School Classes Watching the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Today

Briana Rosenbaum, my colleague at the University of Tennessee College of Law, has provided the attached discussion questions and notes to her Civil Procedure students for use in a live, online discussion as they watch the hearing today. With her … Continue reading

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Ageism and Anger in Build Up to Kavanaugh Hearing

There’s no doubt that all of the GOP members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee are older men. But the fact they are older has become an unseemly focus of contempt and ridicule as the Committee prepares to hold a … Continue reading

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Evening round-up: Final day of Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee has concluded its hearing on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Today consisted of witness testimony; there were four panels and 28 total witnesses. Coverage of the day’s events comes from Jessica … Continue reading

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