To many, Baker v. Carr represented the real beginning of the politicization of the Supreme Court. And it is also the case that essentially did in two justices.
Writs are back this week, with the story of a prisoner who was executed twice, an ill-tempered judge throwing an ironic fit and another who appoints himself prosecutor, space law, the NFL lawsuit fumbles, dumb criminals and more.
Em is back on Wednesday Writs this week, tackling Bad Elk v. US and misconceptions about fighting the law. Also, some Trump news both good and bad, a Penn professor/provocateur, Katy Perry the Christian rap song thief, a tweet-worthy dumb criminal and more.
Your Wednesday Writs for this week include eminent domain and little pink houses, creepy judges, Trump above the law, Trump violating the law, a true crime and literary fraud, a dumb criminal, and more.
This week’s Writs include Santeria, a couple of alleged perverts, updates on the case against Botham Jean’s killer, Amazon faces product liability, Sublime and more.
To determine a defendant’s risk of flight and danger to the community, the Bail Reform Act sets forth the specific factors to be considered when bail is requested, and it seems the feds have a pretty good case on all four.
Your Wednesday Writs are packed: SCOTUS on flag burning, the first familial DNA murder trial; THAT lawyer, dumb criminals, the F word and more.
It’s Wednesday Writs, West Virginia Day edition! WV Day isn’t until tomorrow, but now is a good time to brush up on how we became a state, in our case of the week. Also: several SCOTUS updates, a “Cops” expose, John Denver, and more!
This week: the Christian burial case, Alabama on a roll, lawful lemonade & lawless ice cream trucks, a cephalon in dispute, and Masterpiece Cakeshop, again.
Our weekly roundup of the best law and legal related news around the web includes SCOTUS on the First Amendment, Anti-SLAPP and licensing reform out of Colorado, Jeopardy leaks and, as always, badly behaving lawyers and dumb criminals.
This week’s roundup includes the Pentagon Papers, sleeping defense attorneys, a Trump-adjacent judicial retirement, and a family going wild at WalMart.