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Wednesday round-up

Briefly: Greg Stohr reports at Bloomberg that, “[a]s mass shootings revive the U.S. debate over gun policy, the Supreme Court is weighing whether to go forward with a Second Amendment showdown for the first time in a decade.” At Politico Magazine, Renato Mariotti notes that “an important strand of the debate [over gun control] has […]
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August 7, 2019/by Edith Roberts

Empirical SCOTUS: A class of their own: The Supreme Court’s recent take on class actions

Supreme Court decisions tend to impact more than just the individuals named in a lawsuit. Supreme Court Rule 10, the one official written description of factors that may lead to a higher likelihood of a cert grant, focuses primarily on areas with inconsistent court decisions across the country. One of the rationales behind this theory […]
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August 6, 2019/by Adam Feldman

Tuesday round-up

Kevin Daley reports at The Daily Caller that “[t]he Supreme Court will confront a range of gun rights cases in the coming months”:  “Matters now pending before the justices include a dispute over New York City’s gun transportation regulations, challenges to permitting laws in Massachusetts and New Jersey, and a lawsuit victims of the Sandy […]
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August 6, 2019/by Edith Roberts

The Framer’s intent: Gouverneur Morris, the Committee of Style and the creation of the Federalist Constitution

As the federal constitutional convention drew to a close, the delegates appointed the Committee of Style and Arrangement to prepare a final Constitution from the textual provisions that the convention had previously adopted. Pennsylvania delegate Gouverneur Morris was assigned the task of drafting, and, with few revisions and little debate, the convention hurriedly adopted the […]
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August 5, 2019/by William Treanor

Monday round-up

Briefly: For The New York Times, Adam Liptak describes how self-described “jailhouse lawyer” Calvin Duncan shepherded Ramos v. Louisiana, in which the justices will decide next term whether the Sixth Amendment’s guarantee of a unanimous jury applies to the states, to the Supreme Court. Tony Mauro reports for The National Law Journal (subscription may be […]
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August 5, 2019/by Edith Roberts

Catch up on Property Taxes through Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy helps you catch up on property taxes: Chapter 7 discharges other debts, Chapter 13 helps with your mortgage & other special debts.   Bankruptcy Stops a Property Tax Foreclosure Filing either a Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy” or a Chapter 13 “adjustment of debts” case stops a foreclosure by your property tax authority. Filing bankruptcy stops most forms of debt collection ... Read More
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August 5, 2019/by Wasson and Thornhill

Catch up on Property Taxes through Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy helps you catch up on property taxes: Chapter 7 discharges other debts, Chapter 13 helps with your mortgage & other special debts.   Bankruptcy Stops a Property Tax Foreclosure Filing either a Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy” or a Chapter 13 “adjustment of debts” case stops a foreclosure by your property tax authority. Filing bankruptcy stops most forms of debt collection ... Read More
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August 5, 2019/by Wasson and Thornhill

Michael Dreeben: A true public servant

Donald Verrilli is a partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson. He served as Solicitor General of the United States from 2011 to 2016. If I had to choose one word to sum up Michael Dreeben, that word would be devotion. Devotion to the craft of lawyering — to rigor and clarity, analytical precision and rhetorical […]
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August 2, 2019/by Donald B. Verrilli

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