Trump Lawyers Rest After Running Out Of Ways To Piss Off Jurors In Carroll Defamation Case

(Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) [UPDATE: About 5 minutes after turning in this article, the jury returned and tagged Trump with an $83.3M in liability.] Is…

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Measuring Oral Arguments In The 2023/2024 Term

Some things from this year’s oral arguments are clear. We know for instance, who is talking more and less. These intricacies follow from what we saw last term. Justice Jackson is the…

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The Choice To Retire From The Supreme Court

Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! Of the 116 people who have been sworn is as Supreme Court justices, how many have elected to…

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Elite Biglaw Firms Now Offering $500K In Signing Bonuses To Supreme Court Clerks

Just how much is a former Supreme Court clerk worth? How much are Biglaw firms and prestigious boutiques willing to pay to woo associates with supreme intellect and inside insights about…

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Column: As Congress neglects its duty, the courts and regulators step in

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case about fishing boats, and it could spell the end of government as we know it. I hope it does….

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On LawNext: How Courts, Lawyers and Legal Tech Companies Should Handle Sealed Court Documents: A Panel Discussion

At a time when legal technology companies are making it easier to access and analyze court documents, what should – and should not – be done to protect confidential court…

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Courtney Malveaux Discusses the Supreme Court’s Upcoming Decision on the Chevron Doctrine

Courtney Malveaux discusses how the possible overturning of the Chevron doctrine will alter the tone of lawsuits challenging wage and hour regulations in “4 Ways Future Chevron Decision May Affect…

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Can Trump’s Antics In The E. Jean Carroll Trial Be A Good Idea?

That humor contains a kernel of truth. In a courtroom, the judge wears the robe. The judge is in charge. The jury knows it. If the judge criticizes a lawyer…

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SCOTUS Set To Weigh In On Whether Courts May Dismiss Actions That Are Referred To Arbitration

Topics: Arbitration Agreements, Class Actions, Court Decisions, Wage & Hour Issues CDF Wage and Hour Task Force – Monthly Blog Enforceable arbitration agreements continue to provide California employers who are…

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Eric Magnus Comments on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Review the Discretion of Arbitration Cases

Eric Magnus comments on the impact that the Supreme Court’s decision on arbitration will have when considering the Eleventh Circuit’s precedent that mandates court approval for settlements in “Textualism Takes…

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Donald Trump’s Legal Calendar Is Filling Up

(Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! When are Supreme Court oral arguments in Trump v. Anderson scheduled?…

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Advice For Law Clerks – From Someone Who Actually Understands Law Clerks

I receive a large uptick in outreach from mistreated law clerks around the holidays, including those who have been fired or quit their clerkships early. Clerks are four or five…

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This Evidence From The YSL Trial Has Over 600M Views. Yes, It’s A Music Video.

…Did Young Thug’s attorney Brian Steel get legal advice from Aaron McGruder? Because the scene where R. Kelly wins after singing for the jury is all I can think about…

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How Appealing Weekly Roundup – Above the Law

(Image via Getty) Ed. Note: A weekly roundup of just a few items from Howard Bashman’s How Appealing blog, the Web’s first blog devoted to appellate litigation. Check out these…

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What’s The Holdup In OT 2023?

Last term was supposed to be different. The Court faced the leak of the Dobbs draft opinion in May of 2022 and all signs pointed at that point to the…

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All Of Donald Trump’s Ballot Battles

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! In how many U.S. states is Donald Trump facing litigation under Section 3…

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Chief Justice Roberts Sees Promise and Danger of A.I. in the Courts

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. devoted his annual year-end report on the state of the federal judiciary, issued on Sunday, to the positive role that artificial intelligence can play…

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How Appealing Weekly Roundup – Above the Law

(Image via Getty) Ed. Note: A weekly roundup of just a few items from Howard Bashman’s How Appealing blog, the Web’s first blog devoted to appellate litigation. Check out these…

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‘Trump Too Small’ Is Big Enough For SCOTUS Review

(Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) What initially began as a feud between former president Donald Trump and Sen. Marco Rubio about their heights and hand sizes has evolved into a…

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The Echo Chamber Grows – Above the Law

A seemingly innocuous Supreme Court case in 2017 looking at the narrow issue of time bars in class action lawsuits saw two giants of Supreme Court advocacy duke it out…

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