Monday, October 9, 2017
"The Strange Case of Puerto Rico: How a series of racist Supreme Court decisions cemented the island's second-class status." Doug Mack has this essay online at Slate.
Posted at 11:16 PM by Howard Bashman
"Holding Prosecutors Accountable Is Hard. It Could Get Harder." Alan Feuer has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 09:33 PM by Howard Bashman
"Should Trump DOJ get a mulligan on 4th, 9th Circuit travel ban opinions?" Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 09:16 PM by Howard Bashman
"Confronting Crawford: Justice Scalia, the Judicial Method, and the Limits(?) of Originalism." Law professor Gary S. Lawson has posted this paper on SSRN (via "Legal Theory Blog").
Posted at 01:36 PM by Howard Bashman
"Compelled Association: If the Supreme Court thinks nonmembers can't be compelled to pay union fees, then unions can't be compelled to represent nonmembers." Daniel Horwitz has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman
"Will the Supreme Court Unravel Public Employee Unions? The conservative justices seem eager to deal a fatal blow to one of the major constituencies of the Democratic Party." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 08:20 AM by Howard Bashman
"OT2017 #2: 'Who is the River Master?'" You can access today's new episode of the "First Mondays" podcast, featuring Ian Samuel and Dan Epps, via this link.
Posted at 08:14 AM by Howard Bashman
"Facing the Death Penalty With a Disloyal Lawyer": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 08:12 AM by Howard Bashman