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11 Dec 2017, 11:13 am by CJLF Staff
  Andrew Welsh-Huggins of the Associated Press reports that attorneys for  22-year-old Austin Meyers say he should not be facing execution while his accomplice, who delivered the fatal knife wound, got life without the possibility of parole (LWOP). [read post]
7 Dec 2017, 3:30 am by Matthew Kahn
In May, Andrew Kent, Susan Hennessey and I wrote about the legislative history of the FBI director’s 10-year term limit and noted a 1974 committee report describing the legislation as: “a cautionary message to the President to the effect that whereas his power to remove a director is formally unlimited, nevertheless, by virtue of its power to ratify the appointment of a successor, the Senate retains a large measure of influence over this removal power and will tolerate… [read post]
7 Dec 2017, 3:30 am by Matthew Kahn
In May, Andrew Kent, Susan Hennessey and I wrote about the legislative history of the FBI director’s 10-year term limit and noted a 1974 committee report describing the legislation as: “a cautionary message to the President to the effect that whereas his power to remove a director is formally unlimited, nevertheless, by virtue of its power to ratify the appointment of a successor, the Senate retains a large measure of influence over this removal power and will tolerate… [read post]
Kent Rathbun, a high-profile Dallas chef best known for his signature Abacus restaurant, is fighting for the right to use his own name and likeness in new business ventures while his former partner and financer claim exclusive ownership of them. [read post]
16 Nov 2017, 8:51 am by Victoria Kwan
Andrew Hamm covered the appearance for this blog. [read post]
11 Nov 2017, 5:59 am by Simon Lester
The book has the following chapters: 2 - Canada: high deference, stark reality pp 11-34 By Andrew M. [read post]
7 Nov 2017, 3:54 am by Edith Roberts
At Crime and Consequences, Kent Scheidegger weighs in on the other summary reversal, in Kernan v. [read post]
3 Nov 2017, 12:53 pm by Lawrence Solum
Sungjoon Cho (Chicago Kent College of Law) has posted Social Constructivism and the Social Construction of World Economic Reality (Forthcoming, Edward Elgar Research HANDBOOK ON THE SOCIOLOGY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (Moshe Hirsch and Andrew Lang eds. 2017) on SSRN. [read post]
2 Nov 2017, 12:05 am by chapter11cases
The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. [read post]
18 Oct 2017, 4:15 am by Edith Roberts
For this blog, Andrew Hamm highlights recent remarks by Justice Elena Kagan at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. [read post]
3 Oct 2017, 12:03 am by chapter11cases
JRD Contracting & Land Clearing, Inc. et al Direct Link to Access Court Docket Through PACER: Access Docket in PACER Direct Link to Access Petition/Complaint Through PACER (Docket Number Links Directly to Petition/Complaint): Type: ap Office: 1 Chapter: [Notice of Removal] (1) Party Name(s) & Case Number: 17-00087 Andrews v. [read post]
6 Sep 2017, 12:53 am by Mandelman
Whenever I’ve asked friends of mine who voted for Donald Trump why they aren’t more bothered by many of the things he does, they always reply by saying something about how he’s not a politician but that’s what they like about him. [read post]
22 Aug 2017, 9:36 am by Sarah Grant, Jack Goldsmith
Building on Andrew Kent’s piece from earlier this year on the scope of the President’s authority to control and fire agency heads, and numerous posts about the legality of uniformed service members disobeying orders (see, e.g., here, here, here, and here), we here outline the laws relevant to a Secretary of Defense called upon to effect a reckless order from the President. [read post]
7 Aug 2017, 12:54 pm by Thomas R. Grover, Esq.
************************************************************** The Probate Weekly Case Calendar List   08/04/17 8:00 AM   CALENDAR WILL BE HEARD BY JUDGE GLORIA STURMAN   CALENDAR FOR AUGUST 11, 2017       (MARISA OR SANDY WILL BE IN COURT)   FRIDAY HEARING IS HELD AT:   REGIONAL JUSTICE CENTER, 200 LEWIS AVENUE, COURTROOM 10D LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89155   PLEASE NOTE:   THE PROBATE OFFICE UNTIL FUTHER NOTICE:   Physical… [read post]
4 Aug 2017, 4:21 am by Edith Roberts
Andrew Hamm covers the announcement for this blog. [read post]
22 Jul 2017, 4:09 am by Alex Potcovaru
Last week, Andrew Kent suggested increasing the FBI director’s independence by requiring cause in order to remove him or her. [read post]
19 Jul 2017, 1:23 pm by Alex Potcovaru
Andrew Kent responded to Robert Litt’s critique of his article regarding increasing the FBI director’s independence from the President through statutory for-cause limits on his removal. [read post]
17 Jul 2017, 7:00 am by Robert Litt
Andrew Kent argues that in light of President Trump’s attempts to influence the FBI investigation into his campaign’s Russia connections, and his firing of James Comey, Congress should consider giving the director of the FBI greater independence by making him removable only for cause—and with any removal potentially subject to judicial review. [read post]