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Work On! U.S. Supreme Court Fellows program now accepting applications for 2015-2016 term (deadline: Nov. 14)

The U.S. Supreme Court Fellows program is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 term.  The fellowship is open to both junior and mid-career candidates. Four fellowships are awarded each year, and each fellowship is unique in its scope and focus.  174 more words

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Who Celebrates National Voter Registration Day and Why

Today, The Washington Post published an article entitled Today is National Voter Registration Day. Democrats Want to Make Sure You Know That. Indeed it’s true that traditionally it has been democratic voters, namely women and African Americans, who have been disenfranchised from voting. 332 more words

Politics

Analysis: Did McDaniel win by losing Senate race?

We won’t concede this race yet or say that Senator McDaniel lost but the analysis here is interesting and true in many respects. – MCD… 620 more words

US Senate Race

Rules for Interpretation of Contracts: Implied Terms of Contract

Conditions for using ‘Implied Terms’ for Interpretation 

Lord Simon in BP Refinery (Westernport) Pty Ltd vs. The Shire of Hastings 52 AJLR 20 held that-  3,874 more words

Contract Law

NJ Court: No GPS Monitoring For Sex Crimes Pre-2007

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey can’t force sex offenders who were convicted before a GPS monitoring program was signed into law to wear the tracking devices, a divided state Supreme Court ruled. 431 more words

News

WEEK 37: Teddy Roosevelt's "Trust Busting" and Today's Election Laws: A Comparison

Just over a century ago, trusts were the big economic news of the day.  They have become described as unscrupulous business practices with the purpose of controlling certain aspects of the country’s economic workings.  937 more words

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