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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Second Amendment Challenge to California Gun Restrictions

Various news outlets, including the LA Times, report that the United States Supreme Court recently declined to hear a case challenging California's 10-day waiting period for purchasing firearms. The New York Times reports on the denial of certiorari here. The case, … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Gives the Go Ahead to Trump Travel Ban

The Trump travel ban was one of the most contentious executive orders of 2017. In December, the U.S. Supreme Court finally allowed the ban to proceed pending more detailed legal challenges. The justices allowed the third Trump travel ban to … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to meet behind closed doors on DACA

Various news media outlets are reporting that the Supreme Court will hold a closed-door meeting today Friday, February 16, 2018 to decide whether the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to a lower court opinion which temporarily blocked the President’s … Continue reading

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Just the facts in the Supreme Court

So important do many appellate practitioners consider the “facts” section of a brief that one of them once said he’d agree to file a joint brief with his opponent and let the opponent write about the law if he got … Continue reading

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Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina Asks US Supreme Court for Review

Bishop Mark Lawrence and his Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, along with a number of member parishes, having lost a confusing, non-definitive and divided decision in that State's Supreme Court, have filed a petition for writ of certiorari (review) in … Continue reading

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