Tag Archives: Question

A question of authority – settled accommodation

Well now. I’m not sure what to make of this. The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in Doka v London Borough of Southwark. But… Doka v Southwark concerned what could amount to ‘settled accommodation’ for homelessness matters, and … Continue reading

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A Fascinating Question

Suppose the President nominates Senator Mike Lee of Utah to the Supreme Court. Would Senator Lee be able to vote for himself or must he abstain on that vote? This may matter because the Senate is closely divided and Senator … Continue reading

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Reputation v. Character – Why that question matters in employment law.

John Wooden, one of the greatest coaches of all time, was famously quoted saying that “your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”  Often times companies and individuals running those companies … Continue reading

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Got a Research Question at an Odd Hour? Westlaw and Lexis have 24/7 Support.

It is late at night and the library is closed and you need some research help finding some cases—don’t fret.  You aren’t alone because LexisNexis and Westlaw offer 24/7 research support staffed by representatives with law degrees. Westlaw can be … Continue reading

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A sitting president’s amenability to indictment and criminal prosecution: No caselaw for answering question but there are government memos that analyze the issue

You can read the following four memos and one brief that address a sitting president’s amenability to indictment and criminal prosecution here: September 1973 OLC memo (Nixon admin) October 1973 OSG memo (Nixon admin/Bork) February 1974 Watergate Special Prosecutor memo July … Continue reading

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