For decades, the Supreme Court and courts around the country have labored to identify the “evolving standards of decency” that classify one punishment as cruel and unusual while permitting another. This project is ... The court did nothing to address a.
Cuozzo's brief treats the case as a patent law case, arguing page after page of Title 35 U.S.C. and Federal Circuit patent law cases. Cuozzo's opening brief cites Supreme Court “preclusion of review” cases only as a cursory afterthought—a single.
Back in 2013, the American Psychological Association (APA) filed an amicus brief (friend of the court brief) for Lawrence in his case against Texas. They explained to the Supreme Court that after “decades of research and clinical experience have led all.
There has been a rash of "friend of the court" amicus briefs filed on both sides ... on the authority of state and local governments to regulate firearms," the ABA said. The Supreme Court last took up the issue in 1939, but its ruling on a case involving.
Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here's today's news. AFGHANISTAN STRATEGY. “From now on, victory will have a clear definition,” President Trump said in a .
As the Supreme Court affirmed in Bluman v. Federal Election Commission, foreign nationals may speak out on issues, including “issues speech” –speech on public affairs that does not involve an appeal to support or oppose particular candidates, but that .
An agreement that allows two former Guantánamo Bay detainees to remain in Ghana created by the country's former president was ratified by lawmakers there yesterday, after Ghana's Supreme Court ruled in June that the decision to grant the men a place to .
Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here's today's news. U.S.-RUSSIA DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS. The State Department ordered Russia to close its consulate in San .
on the Judiciary, 107th Cong. (2002). Testimony before Committee of the N.J. Legislature ... I spoke about the importance of amicus curiae briefs in the court of appeals and the Supreme Court. A copy of my remarks is supplied. Portrait presentation.
Senate Judiciary Committee drops Manafort subpoena in Russia probe Politico.
SIMMONS, the recent Supreme Court case in which a 5-4 majority ... the American Psychological Association. The APA had filed an amicus brief asking that the court ban the execution of 16- and 17-year-olds (a Court decision from 1989 had already established.
Race and guns In 2012, the ABA filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of a "race-conscious" admission policy at the University of Texas, arguing that such "policies are essential to increasing minority representation in the legal profession.
Reports indicate that the White House has substantially loosened rules of engagement for drone strikes and other lethal operations in parts of Yemen and Somalia, though reports indicate that, except for a brief surge in Yemen operations earlier this.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Washington Grand Jury in Russia Probe Wall Street Journal.
Trump administration moves to return Russian compounds in Maryland and New York Washington Post.