Supreme Court Stays EPA’s Enforcement of the Obama “Clean Power Plan”

Feb 10, 2016 by Mass Warren

By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court on February 9 granted a request made by 29 states and state agencies to stay the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. 1,564 more words

[Travel] SCOTUS, Washington DC

I, like every other white millenial, love to travel, and used every cent I earned while at uni on travelling and unnecessary clothes. The reality is that travel is expensive. 1,209 more words

Fun And Free

BREAKING: Supreme Court Stays Clean Power Plan - Law360

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked the implementation of the Clean Power Plan while it’s being challenged in court, dealing a significant defeat to the Obama administration in its efforts to defend the controversial rule slashing carbon emissions from existing power plants. 15 more words


in other news, this is a thing

In the Michigan, we’re known for a lot of things: Vernors Ginger Ale, the Mackinac Bridge (pronounced /brij/ in case you’re confused), being the original Mitten State (fuck you, Wisconsin), as well as the preferred home of four out of five Great Lakes. 721 more words


Review of “The Second Amendment: A Biography” by Michael Waldman

Michael Waldman is a professor of law at New York University. The Second Amendment: A Biography is an erudite and informative analysis of the history of the interpretation of that amendment by the Founding Fathers, the Supreme Court, and various legal scholars. 1,566 more words


If the Supreme Court is Going to Start Overturning Precedent …

In Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, the plaintiffs are asking the Court to overrule a 39 year-old precedent that is itself based on earlier precedents.  968 more words

On Labor

Bill Aims To Restore Consumers' Legal Rights Stripped Away By Supreme Court Rulings

In recent years, a narrow majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly sided against consumers’ access to the justice system, concluding that a 90-year-old law gives companies the authority to effectively skirt the legal system by preempting customers’ lawsuits. 1,839 more words