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Problems With Business Credit Cards – Another Look

Some business people experiencing financial trouble, particularly those who operate service-based businesses, would like to use personal bankruptcy as a way of getting out of the financial hole without the need to close their business.
January 24, 2020/by Wesley Scott

Now available on Oyez: This week’s oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts

Oyez has posted the aligned audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in:

Shular v. United States
GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA
Espinoza v. Montana Dep...
January 24, 2020/by Oyez Project

Empirical SCOTUS: Activist or restrained, the current court’s movement is often directed by the chief justice

At the helm of the Senate impeachment trial, Chief Justice John Roberts is engaged in politics in a manner distinct from any other role he has or will play on the Supreme Court. At the impeachment trial Roberts presides over the Senate, mainly ruling on procedural issues, but he has also shown a willingness to exert control of the […]
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January 24, 2020/by Adam Feldman

Petitions of the week

This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, whether the due process and equal protection clauses prohibit states from imposing substantial financial burdens on indigent parties seeking judicial review, whether it violates the First Amendment to designate a labor union to represent and speak for public-sector employees who […]
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January 24, 2020/by Andrew Hamm

Friday round-up

At The Daily Signal, Elizabeth Slattery highlights “five key exchanges” from Wednesday’s argument in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which asks whether Montana’s invalidation of a law that created tax credits to provide scholarships for families who send their children to private schools, including religious schools, was constitutional. In an op-ed for The Washington […]
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January 24, 2020/by Edith Roberts

Do You Owe Money to Friends or Family? Beware of This Before Filing

 We all want to pay back our debts. NO one is racking up a tab they do not ever intend to pay because they are planning to file for bankruptcy to “take care” of the debt. We want to be able to pay off our loans and bills but sometimes ...
January 23, 2020/by Wesley Scott

Thursday round-up

Amy Howe analyzes yesterday’s argument in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which asks whether Montana’s invalidation of a law that created tax credits to provide scholarships for families who send their children to private schools, including religious schools, was constitutional, for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. […]
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January 23, 2020/by Edith Roberts

A “view” from the courtroom: The daily grind

As the first substantive day of the impeachment trial wore on, and on, from yesterday into the early morning hours of today, one cable-TV pundit suggested that Chief Justice John Roberts might not feel compelled to attend today’s oral argument in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, an important case about government aid to religious […]
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January 22, 2020/by Mark Walsh

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