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1 Aug 2022, 9:00 pm by Austin Sarat
”Such plea bargains play an important role in the prosecution of death cases.As Kent Scheidegger wrote in 2009, “More defendants plea bargain to a life or long sentence in states where the death penalty is available. [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 6:20 am by James Romoser
Supreme Court to Weigh Whether Schools May Discipline Students for Internet Speech (Mark Walsh, Education Week) Ginni Thomas, Wife of Clarence, Cheered On the Rally That Turned Into the Capitol Riot (Mark Joseph Stern, Slate) Flood-hit city heads to Supreme Court over climate damage (Jennifer Hijazi, E&E News) An Easy Retroactivity Case Made Difficult — Part III, Teague‘s Phantom Exception (Kent Scheidegger, Crime & Consequences) The Circus is Coming for… [read post]
24 Dec 2020, 6:42 am by James Romoser
Here’s a round-up of Supreme Court-related news and commentary from around the web: Color of Suspicion: Part 4 in Reuters investigation on qualified immunity (Andrew Januta, Andrew Chung, Jaimi Dowdell & Lawrence Hurley, Reuters) States Square Off Over Taxing Remote Workers’ Income (Jimmy Vielkind, The Wall Street Journal) Supreme Court Review: 2019-2020 (American Constitution Society) Marathon Bomber Update (Kent Scheidegger, Crime & Consequences) We rely on… [read post]
15 Dec 2020, 6:44 am by James Romoser
 Vannoy — Part I, Overruling Apodaca (Kent Scheidegger, Crime & Consequences) SCOTUS scuttles several of POTUS’ post-election ploys (Daniel Cotter, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin) We rely on our readers to send us links for our round-up. [read post]
4 Dec 2020, 4:30 am by James Romoser
Here’s a round-up of other Supreme Court-related news and commentary from around the web: Supreme Court’s liberals face a new era of conservative dominance (Joan Biskupic, CNN) SCOTUS Needs to Decide Law, Not Just Fix Errors (Alan Morrison, Bloomberg Law) The Supreme Court Is Colliding With a Less-Religious America (Ronald Brownstein, The Atlantic) Supreme Court to Determine Fate of Religious Schools (Kelly Shackelford, Newsweek) The Danger of Introducing New Factual Claims at the… [read post]
24 Nov 2020, 5:00 am by James Romoser
Here’s a round-up of Supreme Court-related news and commentary from around the web: Cuomo’s Pandemic Powers Might Be Tested in Supreme Court Case (Jimmy Vielkind, The Wall Street Journal) Election Case Risks Awkward About-Face for Biden Administration (Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg Law) Courts should not doubt Congress (Lawrence Friedman, The Hill) Judicial independence back in conversation after Alito speech (Daniel Cotter, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin) Judicial Sentencing in… [read post]
4 Nov 2020, 6:15 am by James Romoser
New Empirical Evidence from the Case of Boston Catholic Charities (Netta Barak-Corren & Nelson Tebbe, Balkinization) Barrett makes debut in endangered species battle (Pamela King, E&E News) Restoring America’s Promise of Religious Liberty (Kelly Shackelford & Galen Black, Newsweek) Legislators, Jewish groups file amicus briefs in SCOTUS art case (Marc Rod, Jewish Insider) An Aggressive Interpretation of Precedent (Kent Scheidegger, Crime & Consequences) We… [read post]
23 Oct 2020, 8:25 am by James Romoser
(Ellie Wittman & Bernadette Tasy, The Daily Signal) Pursuit, Arrests, and Homes (Kent Scheidegger, Crime & Consequences) We rely on our readers to send us links for our round-up. [read post]
14 Oct 2020, 5:00 am by James Romoser
Other Supreme Court-related news and commentary from around the web: The art of the dodge: Amy Coney Barrett’s 11 hours in the Senate hot seat (Joan Biskupic, CNN) 5 takeaways from Day 2 of Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court hearing (Amber Phillips, The Washington Post) The next big case on LGBTQ rights is already before the Supreme Court (James Esseks, The Washington Post) Amy Coney Barrett Explained Why She Doesn’t Care About Preexisting Conditions (Jeremy Stahl, Slate) Amy Coney… [read post]
8 Oct 2020, 7:52 am by James Romoser
Seeks Supreme Court Review of Marathon Bomber Case (Kent Scheidegger, Crime & Consequences) We rely on our readers to send us links for our round-up. [read post]
30 Sep 2020, 8:37 am by James Romoser
At the Crime & Consequences blog, Kent Scheidegger discusses Barrett’s views on the death penalty and whether she would recuse herself from capital cases. [read post]
25 Sep 2020, 7:11 am by Kalvis Golde
” At Crime and Consequences, Kent Scheidegger defends Florida judge Barbara Lagoa, another prominent candidate for Ginsburg’s seat, against criticism for Lagoa’s decision not to recuse herself “from a case involving Florida’s felon re-enfranchising law” earlier this year. [read post]
10 Jul 2020, 4:11 am by James Romoser
At the Crime & Consequences blog, Kent Scheidegger opines on the criminal-law implications of Thursday’s McGirt ruling. [read post]
2 Jun 2020, 3:50 am by Edith Roberts
At Crime & Consequences, Kent Scheidegger laments that in Banister the court “took a small step further down a road it has already traveled too far–bogging down federal habeas corpus cases by making them more like regular civil litigation in federal courts. [read post]
8 May 2020, 3:43 am by Edith Roberts
” At Crime & Consequences, Kent Scheidegger writes that the decision was a “stern rebuke” to the U.S. [read post]
5 May 2020, 3:54 am by Edith Roberts
” At Crime & Consequences, Kent Scheidegger “do[es] not see any plausible argument for retroactivity” in Edwards “[u]nder existing precedent. [read post]
28 Apr 2020, 4:20 am by Edith Roberts
” At Crime & Consequences, Kent Scheidegger notes that “[w]henever the Supreme Court makes a significant change in the law — as it did last week when it overruled its prior approval of nonunanimous juries in state criminal cases” in Ramos v. [read post]
24 Apr 2020, 3:54 am by Edith Roberts
” At Crime & Consequences, Kent Scheidegger concludes that “the Supreme Court majority and the Eleventh Circuit have correctly interpreted the statute,” and that although “[t]here is surely much room for policy disagreement in this area, … those arguments should be made to Congress. [read post]
21 Apr 2020, 3:59 am by Edith Roberts
” Kent Scheidegger at Crime & Consequences also finds the “divisions over precedent … more interesting than the divisions over jury trial. [read post]