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SJC Hears Oral Arguments over Request for Records of Show Cause Hearings

Massachusetts has a unique system for certain criminal complaints, where both a police officer or private individual can apply for a criminal complaint and a clerk magistrate will decide whether there is probable cause for a criminal complaint to be issued. This process … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Jones Act Case, Dutra Group v. Batterton

On Monday, March 25, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held oral argument on Dutra Group v. Batterton in an attempt to resolve a circuit split. The Jones Act case reached the Supreme Court from the Ninth Circuit, whose district courts … Continue reading

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A Pedagogical Twist for the 1L Appellate Brief and Oral Argument

For those who teach legal writing to first-year law students, it is the season for appellate oral argument. Yes, the long-standing tradition of requiring first-year students to complete an appellate oral argument in the legal writing course continues today at … Continue reading

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Supreme Court hearing oral argument on agency-deference question

The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument on March 27, 2019 concerning a case (Kisor v. Wilkie, No. 18-15) involving the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). The case asks the Supreme Court to consider overruling the current … Continue reading

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Today’s Supreme Court Oral Argument In Tempnology Is Over And Here’s What We Learned

The Oral Argument. The Supreme Court held oral argument earlier today in the Mission Products v. Tempnology case, on the issue of the effect of rejection by a licensor of a trademark license on the licensee’s rights. For the full … Continue reading

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