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16 Apr 2020, 2:22 pm by Adam Feldman
The chief justice from 1832 to 1864 (thus for two of the terms under inspection, 1849 and 1862) was Roger Taney, who in 1857 authored the infamous majority decision in Dred Scott v. [read post]
More recently, in 2014, many states—including Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Texas—instituted quarantines aimed at curbing the spread of the Ebola virus. [read post]
Maine joined its neighbors, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, along with Maryland, Illinois and Washington, all of which have passed legislation limiting restraints placed on lower wage employees. [read post]
19 Feb 2020, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
When the law of the land says that human beings can own other human beings, for example, the law is marshaled to bring escaped “property” back to its legally empowered owners.The height of insanity in pre-Abolition America was, of course, the Dred Scott case. [read post]
19 Dec 2019, 9:01 pm by Rodger Citron
”As a justice, Stevens consistently showed as much concern for who should make a decision—judge or jury (see his dissent in Scott v. [read post]
4 Dec 2019, 6:00 am by Kevin Kaufman
Key Findings Excessive tax rates on cigarettes approach de facto prohibition in some states, inducing black and gray market movement of tobacco products into high-tax states from low-tax states or foreign sources. [read post]
18 Nov 2019, 12:12 pm by Ben Berwick, Justin Florence
  As the Illinois Supreme Court explained in an 1872 case, Walsh v. [read post]
14 Nov 2019, 4:00 am by Michael C. Dorf
Illinois may well be right as a matter of original intent. [read post]
8 Nov 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal A Conspiracy of Hunches: Roger Stone trial set to start this week San Francisco Chronicle – Devlin Barrett, Spencer Hsu, and Manuel Roig-Franzia (Washington Post) | Published: 11/4/2019 Roger Stone is on trial in federal court, where prosecutors plan to dive back into an episode of political chicanery, alleged lies, and conspiratorial texts that parallels the nascent impeachment inquiry into his longtime friend President Trump. [read post]