U.S. Supreme Court

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    Well, that’s embarrassing!

    Before they deleted it, the Senate Democrats ran a poll on Twitter that didn’t turn out the way they hoped: H/T: Jim Treacher.
    Jon Guze, May 6, 2019
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    Daily Journal: Questions justices could have asked about N.C. gerrymandering

    John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: It would have been nice to hear a justice ask any of the following questions: What evidence suggests that legislative leaders were bragging? Weren’t legislators simply stating as fact that they had drafted a map designed to elect…
    Anna Manning, April 11, 2019
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    Noon Today at JLF: Justice Brett Kavanaugh & the Supreme Court

    Join us today at Noon at JLF or live on Facebook. Critics of President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court have expressed varying degrees of concern about Kavanaugh’s views and impact on the high court. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), a member of the…
    Donna Martinez, November 26, 2018
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    Thought for the Day: We Need More Veterans on the Supreme Court

    In a post at the UNC School of Government’s Criminal Law blog, Jeff Welty joins the country in thanking and honoring veterans. He also refers readers to an article by Rory E. Riley-Topping that appeared in the Hill in September under the title, “More veterans should be nominated to…
    Jon Guze, November 12, 2018
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    For the Record

    As many readers surely know, 2,400 law professors recently signed a letter urging the U.S. Senate not to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as an associate justice of the Supreme Court. They said: We regret that we feel compelled to write to you, our Senators, to provide our views…
    Jon Guze, October 6, 2018
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    Fun Fact

    Christine Blasey Ford is a UNC/CH alum!…
    Jon Guze, September 26, 2018
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    Kavanaugh Confirmation Highlights

    If you were too busy to watch the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings this week, or if you turned them off in disgust, Will Baude has posted several highlights from a surprisingly edifying exchange between Judge Kavanaugh and Sen. Mike Lee: First, there was a colloquy in which Judge…
    Jon Guze, September 7, 2018