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CJ Roberts Defends Independence of Judiciary

Chief Justice Roberts issued an extraordinary statement today defending the independence of the judiciary. The statement came after President Trump attacked Judge Tigar as an "Obama judge" because of Judge Tigar's ruling yesterday halting President Trump's restrictions on asylum claims… … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Senate Judiciary Committee Refers People For Prosecution On False Kavanaugh Accusations….

BREAKING: Senate Judiciary Committee Refers People For Prosecution On False Kavanaugh Accusations. Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts – Last search terms:foj referrs fird accusations for rosecttuin

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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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Christine Blasey Ford’s prepared testimony – US Senate Judiciary Committee

Following is the link to her written testimony that includes the following statement: “My responsibility is to tell the truth.” Via CNBC: “Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman to come forward alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee from Yale Law Librarians and Library Staff

As the Senate Judiciary Committee debates Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, we write as librarians of Yale Law School, from which Judge Kavanaugh graduated, to urge that the Senate conduct a fair and deliberate confirmation process. With so much at stake … Continue reading

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