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Like to Tweet Congress?

Posted by George Butterfield on April 27, 2011 in Uncategorized

Check it out here.

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Judge warns: Don’t Crib Law Discussion from Wikipedia

Posted by Troy Johnson on April 19, 2011 in Uncategorized

The court notes here that defense counsel appears to have cobbled much of his statement of the law governing ineffective assistance of counsel claims by cutting and pasting, without citation, from the Wikipedia web site. See full story here.

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Elena Kagan’s Style

Posted by Troy Johnson on April 12, 2011 in Uncategorized

In her first dissent, Justice Kagan displays a style of argument that marks her as someone to reckon with, inside and outside the court. Full opinion piece in the NYT.

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Justice Breyer on a Justice’s Role

Posted by George Butterfield on April 6, 2011 in Uncategorized

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer argued Tuesday that judges need to apply the Constitution’s values with an eye toward the changing times as he talked about the past successes and missteps of the nation’s highest court. Read the rest of the story here.

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New FBI Electronic Reading Room

Posted by George Butterfield on April 4, 2011 in Uncategorized

The FBI has launched The Vault which is a new electronic reading room containing over 2,000 documents. You can search the Vault by topic or key word. You can open a file and search it as well. You can also check the status of your FOI/PA request. Access The Vault here.

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