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5 Dec 2013, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
”  A state legislature’s constitutional inability to favor particular federal legislative candidates and disfavor others explains why the Supreme Court held a dozen years ago in Cook v. [read post]
30 Jul 2015, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
But an even bigger development (that I shall elaborate in the space below) turns out to be an action not by an elected state legislature, but instead by the Supreme Court in last month’s ruling in Arizona Legislature v. [read post]
2 Jan 2014, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
Silicon Valley billionaire investor Tim Draper recently unveiled a plan to divide up California into six separate states because, in his view, “California’s diverse population and economies [have] rendered the state nearly ungovernable. [read post]
6 Jul 2007, 4:29 am
Wyeth Laboratories, Inc., 533 N.E.2d 748, 755 (Ohio 1988). [read post]
14 Dec 2017, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
Courts have often expressed—as the Supreme Court did in United States v. [read post]
31 Jan 2013, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
What the original draftsmen (that is, the people who actually wrote the words) subjectively intended might be evidence of what the words meant at the time, but any divergence between the drafters’ subjective intentions and the most likely understandings of those words at the time of enactment would be resolved in favor of the latter. [read post]
16 Jul 2015, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
He is a 1988 graduate of the Yale Law School and a former clerk to Justice Harry Blackmun. [read post]