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Jason P. Steed
Former English prof, now appellate lawyer • "Our whole life is a matter of semantics." – Felix Frankfurter • • he/his • All the disclaimers
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Hannah Alexander 14h
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Jason P. Steed 14h
Replying to @rickhasen
I mean, sure, but has he really called Roe "notoriously wrong" and compared it to Dred Scott before? Seems bigger than usual to me, especially after calling to revisit NYT v. Sullivan
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Jason P. Steed 14h
A few more big statements in solo opinions by CT and we can all feel confident that this term is his swan song and he's retiring in July.
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Greg 15h
Haven’t seen anyone point out this line (!) from Thomas’s Timbs concurrence.
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Texas Tribune 15h
More than 100 military veterans have filed federal lawsuits in Waco against the corporate giant 3M Co., alleging the company provided earplugs to the military that it knew were defective. via
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Mark Joseph Stern 15h
My piece on SCOTUS' landmark ruling in Timbs v. Indiana today. It is a really big deal, and RBG's deft, concise opinion will help define her legacy. The federal courthouse doors are finally open to victims of state civil asset forfeiture.
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Zoe Tillman 15h
NEW: A former Trump campaign staffer filed a class action today seeking to invalidate all — that's right, all — nondisclosure and non-disparagement agreements signed by campaign staffers, volunteers, and contractors
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Mike Sacks 19h
SCOTUS unanimously finds the 8th Amendment’s bar on excessive fines applies to the states. Gorsuch joins Thomas in (correctly) placing that power in the 14A’s moribund “privileges or immunities” clause. Kavanaugh doesn’t join them.
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Mike Sacks 20h
The next SCOTUS term is going to be nuts
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SCOTUSblog 20h
: reports that "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — the oldest, tiniest and possibly most well-known justice — returned to her perch on the bench Tuesday, asking questions in a firm and strong voice”
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United States Courts 20h
See how the role of magistrate judges in the federal courts has changed since the position was created in 1968. They routinely handle any task that comes before a district court except for presiding over felony trials and sentencings.
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Orin Kerr Feb 20
New 4A case: Officer stops car for traffic viol in high-crime neighborhood, sees plastic bag protruding from driver's waistband. Orders out of car, pulls bag out & sees contains drugs. Then arrests. Held: Removing bag valid search incident to arrest.
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NPR Politics Feb 19
JUST IN: Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have released an interim report based on multiple whistleblowers who say the Trump administration is rushing to transfer sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia in violation of federal law.
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Jason P. Steed 20h
Replying to @bethwilensky
I stick to "factual" headings but they help to build a factual narrative that I hope is persuasive
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SCOTUSblog's Posts 22h
New post: Wednesday round-up
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Jason P. Steed 20h
Dems: "remember how well a field of two dozen candidates worked for the Republicans let's do that ok go"
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Jason P. Steed 20h
this is a fun game I've seen "those people" with $100k cars so why not fine them $100k for their speeding tickets
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Jason P. Steed 20h
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Chief Judge Dillard 21h
“Tweeting Judges & Access to Justice, with via
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Greg Lipper Feb 19
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