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Supreme Court Future with Trump Presidency

Supreme Court Future with Trump Presidency

Summary:  The Supreme Court will likely get a big revamp towards the conservative side with a Republican run Congress pulling the shots. The facts are Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th U.S. president. As a Republican, he joins a Republican controlled House of Representatives and Senate. With the control of Congress resting with […]

Brexit May Be Postponed With Parliament Given Final Say

Brexit May Be Postponed With Parliament Given Final Say

Summary: The exit of Britain from the European Union may be put on hold after Parliament was given the ultimate say by a senior court. Brexit may not happen after a senior court ruled that Parliament must give approval before Prime Minister Theresa May can act on things. The surprising ruling provides new questions to […]

Federal Judge Suggests Skipping Constitutional Law in School

Federal Judge Suggests Skipping Constitutional Law in School

Summary: One federal appellate judge has no respect for the Constitution and instead refers to it as an old, outdated set of rules. Everyone seems to know who Judge Richard Posner is. He may be one of the most quoted and significant federal appellate court judges in America, perhaps because he isn’t afraid to say […]

Supreme Court to Hear Apple Samsung Fight

Supreme Court to Hear Apple Samsung Fight

Summary:  The fight between Apple and Samsung regarding their patent infringements on the iPhone has reached the highest court with arguments starting Tuesday. Nearly six years has gone by with Apple and Samsung still battling over patents and smartphone designs. Now the fight will go before the top court tomorrow. The Supreme Court will consider […]

Supreme Court Denies Obama Immigration Request

Supreme Court Denies Obama Immigration Request

Summary: Obama’s last ditch effort during his Presidency to setup programs to help undocumented immigrants receive the proper work documentation was denied. The Supreme Court rejected the Obama administration’s pleas to rehear the immigration executive action case. The rejection puts Obama’s attempt to create programs to help over 4 million undocumented immigrants on hold. The […]

Alabama Chief Supreme Court Justice Suspended for Gay Rights Stance

Alabama Chief Supreme Court Justice Suspended for Gay Rights Stance

Summary: Alabama Chief Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore has been suspended, effective immediately.  Alabama Chief Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore defied the federal order to recognize gay marriage, and this week, he has been officially suspended from the branch, AL.com reports. Related: Supreme Court Intervention Needed to Settle Religious Objections to Gay Marriage  Moore’s trial […]

Kirkland & Ellis Lands Bancroft Team

Kirkland & Ellis Lands Bancroft Team

Summary: The highly recognized Bancroft litigation team is making the move to join Kirkland & Ellis in Washington D.C. Leading the way from Bancroft, a Washington D.C.-based appellate litigation boutique, to Kirkland & Ellis is former U.S. solicitor general Paul Clement. The 17-lawyer Bancroft team known for their efforts on politically conservative causes will be […]

Kirkland & Ellis Lands Bancroft Team

Kirkland & Ellis Lands Bancroft Team

Summary: The highly recognized Bancroft litigation team is making the move to join Kirkland & Ellis in Washington D.C. Leading the way from Bancroft, a Washington D.C.-based appellate litigation boutique, to Kirkland & Ellis is former U.S. solicitor general Paul Clement. The 17-lawyer Bancroft team known for their efforts on politically conservative causes will be […]

Incoming Supreme Court Clerks List Dominated by Yale Law

Incoming Supreme Court Clerks List Dominated by Yale Law

Summary: The Supreme Court clerks for 2016-2017 have been announced.  The incoming group of Supreme Court clerks will begin their duties in October, and from the list released recently, it appears as if going to Yale or Harvard Law will pay off in a big way. Related: Chicago Law School Tops Employment Rate List  Yale Law saw graduates […]

Trump Not a Fan of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Trump Not a Fan of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Summary: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg are already setting off on a bumpy road that could turn ugly if Trump is elected. In an interview with Joan Biskupic, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg elaborated on earlier comments she gave to The Associated Press and The New York […]

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

Summary: Today, the Supreme Court ruled a Texas law that could have potentially shuttered numerous abortion clinics was unconstitutional.  Texas pro-choice advocates rejoiced today when the Supreme Court ruled to throw out a Texas abortion access law that some say would have shuttered almost all of the clinics in the state. Related: Texas Must Close All But […]

Oklahoma Looks to Make Abortion Illegal

Oklahoma Looks to Make Abortion Illegal

Summary: A bill that will make any doctor that performs abortions a felon is pending approval from the Oklahoma governor before becoming a state law. Oklahoma has taken a leap in the other direction that the country by passing a bill to criminalize abortion. The bill implies that anyone found to have performed an abortion […]

Oklahoma Looks to Make Abortion Illegal

Oklahoma Looks to Make Abortion Illegal

Summary: A bill that will make any doctor that performs abortions a felon is pending approval from the Oklahoma governor before becoming a state law. Oklahoma has recently passed a bill that will criminalize abortion. The bill implies that anyone found to have performed an abortion except when it is done to save the life of the […]

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