Tag Archives: SCOTUS

Can State Supreme Courts Protect Liberal Constitutionalism in the Coming Era of Reactionary SCOTUS Jurisprudence?

With President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the Supreme Court seat that Justice Anthony Kennedy will soon vacate, media attention has now shifted to the coming “battle” over his confirmation. Yet the outcome of that battle is … Continue reading

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The SCOTUS contenders on employment law: Brett Kavanaugh

The list is now down to three: Judge Kavanaugh, Judge Barrett, and Judge Kethledge. Can't wait for Monday! Read more detail on Recent Employment Law posts –

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More SCOTUS; More Tissues

Back in 2009 when Justice David Souter retired, I wrote that I would love to see SCOTUS judges who had actually practiced law with living, breathing, broken humans sitting, at some point, in their offices. This week, with Justice Kennedy’s … Continue reading

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Researching the SCOTUS Shortlist

When U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his intent to retire from the Court earlier this week, speculation immediately began as to the identity of the next Court nominee. Back in November 2017, the White House released a list … Continue reading

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Discussion of the SCOTUS Union Dues Case: Janus

On June 27, 2018, social media and news outlets went crazy when the Supreme Court decided Janus v. State, County, and Municipal Employees.  Many posters and commentators argued that the decision constituted an assault by SCOTUS on unions.  From a … Continue reading

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