Category: Law

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Wednesday Writs: Quarantine Edition

Reeled with economic struggles after each outbreak, with businesses closing, unemployment up, services reduced and overwhelmed. In an effort to contain the disease, quarantines were declared in various localities…

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Wednesday Writs: Kimble v. Marvel

That time the Supreme Court cited the Peter Parker principle and Marvel found itself in the center of patent law and policy.

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Wednesday Writs: SCOTUS and Almighty God Edition

L1: A Pennsylvania law passed in December 1959 required, at the outset of a school day, the recitation of ten verses from the Holy Bible, to be read over the school intercom or in...

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The Most Constitutional Right

Does the Constitution guarantee a right to have the Constitution itself? A recent dissenting opinion suggests so, and Burt Likko muses upon what that means in today’s age of impeachment.

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Lawrence Lessig and Clickbait Defamation

Lessig is suing because he made multiple points in his article and the NYT made a headline out of only one of them and it wasn’t the most important point he made.

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Notorious but Cancer-Free RBG Returns

The ghoulish ritual of wielding the health & mortality of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg around as a political cudgel can be suspended, at least for now.

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Wednesday Writs: Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

Suspected enemy combatants at Gitmo were not permitted rights afforded to US citizens. But with Hamdi, the government ran into a wrinkle: He was, in fact, a US citizen.