Tag Archives: Plain

Plain English: Recent grants

October was a busy month at the Court for merits cases: it heard twelve oral arguments during its October sitting, and then kicked off its November sitting with two more arguments on October 31, the first day of that sitting. … Continue reading

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#SXSW Panel-Viacom v. Google Digital Copyright Debate: Plain Eng. Breakdown of Legal Briefs

With our SXSW panel coming up (Reconciling YouTube and Grokster: Business Models for Web 3.0), we are gearing up with content that sets the stage for the discussion and provides a plain English vector into the issues that face online … Continue reading

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Redistricting, in Plain English

Justin Levitt and Erika Wood of the Brennan Center recently released A Citizen's Guide to Redistricting, a plain-spoken, but quite thorough, examination of political, policy, and constitutional issues related to legislative redistricting–just in time for the spate of activity next… … Continue reading

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This Week at the Court: In Plain English

December is here, and by this time of year, we are starting to see the Court multitask, so to speak – issuing opinions in cases heard over the past two months, hearing arguments in cases granted several months ago, and … Continue reading

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Last week's oral arguments: In Plain English

Last week, I wrote about several fascinating oral arguments at the Court. As Dahlia Lithwick commented with her signature dry humor, some of this week's arguments were dense and technical. On the other hand, the Justices also heard arguments about … Continue reading

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