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Sagers Publishes in Harvard Online Forum on Antitrust and the Kavanaugh Nomination

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, published a long essay on the online forum of the Harvard Law & Policy Review, surveying the opinions of Judge Brett Kavanaugh in antitrust and related areas. He argues that those opinions … Continue reading

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Two Supreme Court Experts Warn About Impact of Partisan Nomination Fights

Two experts on the United States Supreme Court expressed concerns Thursday during an “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program at Marquette Law School that the level of partisanship in confirmation processes for justices is causing damage to the court … Continue reading

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Implications of Judge Kavanaugh’s Nomination for Criminal Sentencing

Imagine an individual who is convicted of fraudulently obtaining $5,000 but simultaneously acquitted by a jury of conspiring to fraudulently obtain $1 million. Yet at sentencing, the court bases its sentence of the defendant not on the $5,000 fraud of … Continue reading

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Reactions to the Kavanaugh nomination

In reaction to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, politicians and interest groups are releasing statements. SCOTUS Watch is tracking “the public statements made by United States senators about how they plan to vote.” … Continue reading

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SCOTUSBlog – Live blog of nomination with First Mondays (Update: Completed)

Andrew Hamm on Jul 9, 2018 at 7:45 pm – “We live-blogged with First Mondays as President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. The transcript is available below and at this link.” … Continue reading

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