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Trump For Supreme Court Justice?

If Mr. Trump nominated himself to the Supreme Court–and if he succeeded in appointing himself–that would solve a lot of problems.

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Wednesday Writs: Kavanaugh v. RoboCalls Edition

Kavanaugh writes “A robocall that says, “Please pay your government debt” is legal. A robocall that says, “Please donate to our political campaign” is illegal. That is about as content-based as it gets.”

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Wednesday Writs for 6/24

A tale of two headlines: Why Trump Keeps Losing at the Supreme Court vs. How the Supreme Court is Quietly Enabling Trump and other law tidbits

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Wednesday Writs: Mailing It In Edition

Qualified Immunity, a blockbuster summer for the Supreme Court, lawyers going to lawyer, and a $67 million dollar lawsuit over missing paints in Wednesday Writs.

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Wednesday Writs: Say It to My Face Edition

The confrontation clause — the right to face one’s accuser — is among the most well-known of our constitutionally guaranteed criminal rights.

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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.

Politics, Empathy and the Kavanaugh Thing

It became readily apparent that the [Kavanaugh] fight was not about his judicial philosophy or whether the allegations of sexual misconduct were true. It rapidly became a war between our two political tribes in which the only thing that mattered was victory and in which each side was living in its own reality.

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