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[Jim Lindgren] Proposed Constitutional Amendment Against Packing the Supreme Court

Ilya Somin raises the issue of packing the Supreme Court. To foreclose that possibility, I am proposing a constitutional amendment to prevent Congress from passing a statute to pack the US Supreme Court with more than nine members. If one … Continue reading

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India's Supreme Court Invalidates Ban On Women In Temple

In Indian Young Lawyers Association v. State of Kerala, (India Sup. Ct., Sept. 28, 2018), the Supreme Court of India by a vote of 4-1 struck down a rule of the Sabarimala Temple that prevents women between the age of 10 … Continue reading

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Imperiled Treasures: How Recent Supreme Court Decisions and Agency Actions Have Endangered Southwest

New report from the National Wildlife Federation: “For thirty years the federal Clean Water Act broadly protected waters in the nation and across the Southwest. It sought, with a great deal of success, to safeguard important waters from pollution and… … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Supreme Court Case Looks at Hidden Assets During Divorce

In a case heard by the Rhode Island Supreme Court, the court evaluated a lower court decision involving hidden assets during a divorce. The parties were married for about nine years by the time the divorce was finalized. The divorce … Continue reading

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How Bad Will Things Become? Part Five: The Five Supreme Court Reactionaries Defund the Government

by Neil H. BuchananAs I write this column, the Senate Judiciary Committee's emergency Kavanaugh hearing is either ongoing or is about to begin.  Although that hearing will certainly be important and could even change the course of history, it will … Continue reading

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