Tag Archives: United States Supreme Court

And Then There Were Four

The Supreme Court made a huge ruling on February 20, 2019 that likely went unnoticed by most. However, if you are currently taking Constitutional Law II or preparing for the bar examination this summer, listen up. The provisions contained in … Continue reading

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Articles Worth Reading

For your reading pleasure and information needs, check out the following articles below: For law students: 1.  1L of a Ride:  The Top Five Habits of Successful Law Students (webinar) ; 2.  Advice for the Multistate Performance Test ; 3.  Character Is … Continue reading

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Immigration Policy: Cert. Granted in United States v. Texas

   On Tuesday, January 19th, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in United States v. Texas, Docket # 15-674. In November of 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a motion panel’s decision to affirm … Continue reading

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King v. Burwell Issued Today

 The United States Supreme Court issued two opinions this morning:  King v. Burwell and Texas Dept. of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project. King v. Burwell, popularly known as another Obamacare case, upheld the 4th Circuit’s decision regarding … Continue reading

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United States Supreme Court to Hear Same-Sex Marriage Arguments This Term

 The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari today to hear  four cases from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee on gay-marriage.  The cases were consolidated for argument. The Court agreed to hear Obergefell v. Hodges, Tanco v. Halsam, DeBoer v. Snyder and … Continue reading

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Judge Gergel’s Decision in Condon v. Haley

Judge Richard Gergel of the United States District Court of South Carolina (Charleston) handed down a decision this morning in Condon v. Haley, declaring S.C. Code Sections 20-1-10 and 20-1-15 and S.C. Const. Art. XVII Section 15 to unconstitutionally infringe … Continue reading

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First Monday in October

The United States Supreme Court returned for the 2014-2015 term today.  The Court’s Order List was released this morning.  As the SCOTUS blog notes, the “…Court denied review of all seven of the petitions arising from challenges to state bans on … Continue reading

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