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A Clerk’s Tribute to Justice Scalia

on February 24, 2016 in Uncategorized

Danielle Sassoon wrote her tribute to Justice Scalia here.

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Statements of the Supreme Court Justices on Antonin Scalia

on February 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

Read them here.

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Justice Ginsburg’s Tribute to Justice Antonin Scalia

on February 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

“From our years together at the D.C. Circuit, we were best buddies,” she wrote.   Read the full article here.

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Is There a Relationship Between Birth Order and Political Ideology?

on February 1, 2016 in Uncategorized

In a recent article in the Law & Society Review, Birth Order, Preferences, and Norms on the U.S. Supreme Court, Kevin McGuire assesses the influence of childhood birth order on the Justices’ later ideological preferences and approaches to jurisprudence. Looking back at the past fifty-five Justices (1900-2010), McGuire begins by finding a correlation between their [...]

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One Person, One Vote

on December 8, 2015 in Uncategorized

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments in a voting rights case that has the potential to shift political power from urban areas to rural ones, a move that would provide a big boost to Republican voters in many parts of the nation. The case, Evenwel v. Abbott, No. 14-940, will address a question [...]

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Be Brief About It

on December 5, 2015 in Uncategorized

A local lawyer is ditching legal briefs to make some briefs of his own. Michael Stageman, a 31-year-old defense attorney, is designing his own brand of men’s underpants. The main selling point: A pouch that keeps the man-parts separate from the legs. “It’s incredibly liberating,” Stageman said. “It feels amazing, like the first time I [...]

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Nebraska Libraries: How Are They Doing?

on November 24, 2015 in Uncategorized

Here are the numbers, from the Nebraska Library Commission. Nebraska’s 264 officially recognized public libraries were visited by about 8.2 million Nebraskans last year, attendance that’s been fairly steady in the last decade and statistically higher per capita than a majority of states. More Nebraskans are attending a growing number of library programs, and more [...]

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Lawyers Have Lowest Health and Wellbeing of all Professionals

on November 23, 2015 in Uncategorized

Lawyers working in firms, from top-tier to sole practice, have the lowest health  and wellbeing of all white-collar workers; not only that, they are the highest  users and abusers of alcohol and nicotine, a study has found. Read the full article and get information on the study behind these conclusions here.

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Child Protection Law Fallout in Pennsylvania

on August 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

Read about it here.

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Final Decision on Article 46 Appeal of Tom Brady

on July 29, 2015 in Uncategorized

The document by Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League, in which he upholds the four-game suspension of New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady, is an interesting example of legal and factual analysis. You can read it here.

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