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Texas' Voter ID Law - Challenged Again.

New Challenge To Texas Voter ID Law, by Lyle Denniston, SCOTUSblog


The long-running controversy over a Texas voter ID requirement — a dispute that once kept Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg up all night writing a dissent — returned to the Supreme Court on Friday as challengers sought again to stop the law’s enforcement. 

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MSNBC: Jason Johnson on the Merrick Garland SCOTUS Nomination

On MSNBC’s The Place For Politics, The Root Politics Editor Jason Johnson and Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog discuss the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States.

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U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

The news is all abuzz about President Obama’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court and whether he should be considered by Congress or whether the next president should be the one to fill the vacant seat.   193 more words


"The Enemy Of Strategic Success": Obama’s 2005 Blog Post On SCOTUS Good Advice For Today’s Republicans

Regular readers of that fine online watering hole for all things Supreme, the SCOTUSblog, were probably startled Wednesday morning by a guest post from a former constitutional scholar named Barack Obama. 791 more words


U.S Government Breaches Contract With We The People

Recently, I mailed a lawsuit against the United States to the Court of federal claims for breach of contract and taking without just compensation. That suit should arrive at the court today. 1,988 more words

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Symposium: Correcting the “historical accident” of opt-out requirements

By David Rivkin and Andrew Grossman, 27 August 2015 in SCOTUSblog

Whatever the fate of mandatory “fair share” payments that nonmembers are often required to make to fund public-sector unions’ collective bargaining activities, Friedrichs will likely mark the end of requirements that dissenting workers take action to “opt out” of funding public-sector unions’ political and ideological activities, the subject of the second question that the Court agreed to consider. 1,488 more words


It Is So Ordered.

The Supreme Court issued a couple incredibly important decisions this week. First was the decision for King v. Burwell, or known as the Affordable Care Act case (ACA) and the second was  1,248 more words