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Petitions of the week

This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address whether depriving a criminal defendant of trial counsel against his will violates the Sixth Amendment and a jailer’s liability under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for detaining a person for an extended period without providing a hearing for arraignment and bail review. The petitions of the […]
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January 10, 2019/by Aurora Barnes

Petitions of the week

This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address whether depriving a criminal defendant of trial counsel against his will violates the Sixth Amendment and a jailer’s liability under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for detaining a person for an extended period without providing a hearing for arraignment and bail review. The petitions of the […]
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January 10, 2019/by Aurora Barnes

Modifying a Chapter 13 Payment Plan

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is an attractive option for people who just need to reorganize and better manage their debt. In order to accomplish this, Chapter 13 requires people to enter into a repayment plan that is approved by the court and mana...
January 10, 2019/by William Kain

Empirical SCOTUS: Which Supreme Court cases are generating the most interest?

This Supreme Court term, like the past several before it, has been slow out of the gates. It also marks another term with a new justice – this time Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The justices often find consensus both early on in a term and after a largescale change, defining or redefining their jurisprudential boundaries only […]
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January 10, 2019/by Adam Feldman

Empirical SCOTUS: Which Supreme Court cases are generating the most interest?

This Supreme Court term, like the past several before it, has been slow out of the gates. It also marks another term with a new justice – this time Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The justices often find consensus both early on in a term and after a largescale change, defining or redefining their jurisprudential boundaries only […]
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January 10, 2019/by Adam Feldman

Thursday round-up

Richard Re has this blog’s analysis of yesterday’s argument in Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt, in which the justices considered whether to overrule a precedent that allows a state to be sued in the courts of another state without its consent. Mark Walsh provides a first-hand view of the argument for this blog. […]
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January 10, 2019/by Edith Roberts

Thursday round-up

Richard Re has this blog’s analysis of yesterday’s argument in Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt, in which the justices considered whether to overrule a precedent that allows a state to be sued in the courts of another state without its consent. Mark Walsh provides a first-hand view of the argument for this blog. […]
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January 10, 2019/by Edith Roberts

Relist Watch Returns

John Elwood reviews the first relists of 2019. Happy New Year and welcome back! Most of D.C. started 2019 nice and slow, enjoying offices (and roads) made quiet by vacations, both planned and unexpected. But not the Supremes. They jumped in with both feet, when most of the lawyering class was still lazily finishing off […]
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January 9, 2019/by John Elwood

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