Croswell appealed his convictions and requested a new trial, and was represented by Jefferson foe Alexander Hamilton, pro bono
Read and discuss these legal links and stories to distract you from the fact that Em didn’t write up a Case of the Week
You’ve heard “Play stupid games, win stupid prizes” but do you know the federal court precedent for it? Leonard v. Pepsico in our Case of the Week.
So much legal news going on than even Wednesday Writs can handle, so here are links to the stories from across the legal interwebs
If the federal government has its way, according to arguments before SCOTUS, lying on a dating website profile will be a federal crime.
While you were sleeping the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s restrictions on houses of worship.
Two election-related cases: Pennsylvania Democratic Party v. Boockvar & Democratic National Committee, et al v. Wisconsin State Legislature.
Not two, not four, but six new Supreme Court Justices! How many new justices should Biden and Senate Democrats add to the Court?
The Supreme Court finds freedom of speech can be a defense to an otherwise valid claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED)
Senator after senator orated their “opening statements”, a criminally tortured bit of nomenclature for the wholly predictable monologues
The hearings for Amy Coney Barrett have begun, and the Ordinary Times commentareum is ready…