Category: Law

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St. George Tucker and the Theology of the Common Law

Thomas Jefferson disagreed with Blackstone’s notion that “Christianity is part of the common law.” Legal jurist St. George Tucker may have provided an Enlightenment alternative to Jefferson’s notion while revising Blackstone for America.

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On the Border, Mattis Once Again the Adult in the Room

With President Trump increasingly under fire and continually thwarted in his executive actions in court, administration officials like Mattis saying “strictly according to the law,” will be more important to the country than ever.

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Wednesday Writs for 11/21

Your Wednesday Writs for 11/21 with links to legal and law stories such as case of the week, bad lawyers, dumb crooks, and Missouri laws on drastic measures to deal with runaway bulls.

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Wednesday Writs for 11/14

Your weekly round up of law and legal related stories from around the world, featuring dumb criminals, new federal court decisions, the Case of the Week and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 11/7

Your weekly round-up of law-related links, from dumb criminals and interesting cases to recent developments of note.

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Wednesday Writs for 10/31/2018

Your weekly round-up of law-related links, from dumb criminals and obscure cases to recent developments of note.

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The Gamble Case

The “separate sovereigns” exception to the double jeopardy clause.

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Wednesday Writs for 10/17

Your weekly round-up of law-related links, from dumb criminals and obscure cases to recent developments of note.

The “S*** List” Fights Back

The lawsuit, and Elliott’s plan to “dox” and expose the women who anonymously added to the list, were met with the expected mixed reaction, from cheers of encouragement to Elliott for “fighting back”, to, of course, GoFundMes for both parties.

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Remembering a SCOTUS Legend

51 years ago today, the great-grandson of a slave was sworn in as the first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.

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For The Record

Accusations sometimes exist, persist, or are dismissed due to the ambiguity of what we don’t know. In the future, we’ll know more of it.