Decided to post links to some of my Twitter threads, because most of these threads could (and maybe should) have been blog posts.
On the Gorsuch nomination & whether the Democrats should filibuster: 143 more words
Charles Evans Hughes, Sr. (1862 – 1948) was an American statesman, lawyer, and Republican politician from New York. He served as Governor of New York, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, United States Secretary of State, a judge on the Court of International Justice, and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States (1930–1941). 871 more words
The Supreme Court has denied General Motors’ legal efforts to use its 2009 bankruptcy to block lawsuits over injuries and financial losses related to the carmaker’s long-ignored ignition switch defect. 765 more words
SCOTUS revered SCoCO in Nelson v. Colorado and Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado.
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The majority opinion in Nelson v. Colorado, by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is straightforward enough: Shannon Nelson and Alonzo Madden are entitled to refunds of court costs and restitution they paid following criminal convictions that were subsequently reversed.
On April 18th, the US Supreme Court heard the arguments for a case that could, as stated in our previous blog post, radically change the playing field for consumers, and make it more difficult to regulate debt collectors such as Midland Funding, LVNV, Portfolio Recovery Associates, Cach, and many others. 394 more words