Tag Archives: Jurisprudence

Does Sub-Prime Student Loan Debt Deserve Sub-Prime Jurisprudence? Sheila Kirk v. National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2003-1

GIVING CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE Democrat Richard Hightower botches his first National Collegiate Student Loan Trust case after taking office as a member of Houston Court of Appeals Sheila Kirk v. National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2003-1, No. 01-17-00722-CV (Tex.App. – Houston [1st Dist.] … Continue reading

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Actual Malice Toward “Actual Malice”? Why One Supreme Court Justice Wants to Roll Back a Half-Century of First Amendment Jurisprudence.

Justice Clarence Thomas stunned court watchers last week when he went out of his way to urge his fellow jurists to reconsider New York Times v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964), a cornerstone of First Amendment jurisprudence for more than … Continue reading

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"Justice Scalia's Eighth Amendment Jurisprudence: The Failure of Sake-of-Argument Originalism"

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A New Jurisprudence?

Roger Cotterrell, Sociological Jurisprudence: Juristic Thought and Social Inquiry (2018). Sean Coyle This important and impressive new book by Roger Cotterrell represents a new and original perspective on legal theory, building considerably upon the author’s previous, justly celebrated, work. It calls … Continue reading

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Guariglia, Batros, Gallmetzer, & Mugwanya: The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court: Commentary and Digest of Jurisprudence

Fabricio Guariglia (Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court), Ben Batros (formerly, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court), Reinhold Gallmetzer (Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court), & George Mugwanya (Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court) have published … Continue reading

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