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2 Jun 2020, 12:42 pm by Ilya Somin
  On May 15, the Federalist Society held a teleforum on the question of whether businesses and other entities shuttered by coronavirus shutdown orders are entitled to compensation under the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment. [read post]
30 May 2020, 5:00 am by Guest Blogger
  On this view, its flexibility is not a bug but a feature, for it allows young conservatives to be members of the Federalist Society in good standing and yet do so without committing themselves to the view that, say, the Constitution would allow states to ban women from practicing law. [read post]
29 May 2020, 7:52 am by Neil H. Buchanan
  Certainly, businesses would prefer bright-line decisions that are extremely broad rather than the slow accretion of just-enough-to-decide rulings.Even though I never wrote the paper, the point remains that, as far as I am aware, there is no subset of the L&E movement dedicated to convincing the other members of the Federalist Society to embrace judicial activism of the sort that I am describing here. [read post]
29 May 2020, 6:00 am by Josh Blackman
[Some thoughts on my virtual presentation to the Chicago Federalist Society Chapter] Yesterday I gave a presentation to the Chicago Federalist Society Chapter on "Corona and the Constitution," via Zoom. [read post]
28 May 2020, 1:21 pm by Tom Smith
Senate Democrats released a 50-plus page report Wednesday sounding alarm bells over the rate at which Senate Republicans and President Trump have confirmed federal judges during the president's first term as Republicans are working on shepherding along even more lifetime-appointed federal judges.The account calls GOP-appointed judges "politicians in robes," rails against the Chief Justice John Roberts' Supreme Court, slams the conservative and libertarian… [read post]
28 May 2020, 9:40 am by David Oscar Markus
  I will be debating Professor Carissa Hessick about judicial power and the Flynn case next Friday at 2pm at this Federalist Society Event. [read post]
28 May 2020, 5:00 am by Josh Blackman
Our Federalist Society chapter in Houston organized a dialogue to discuss this fascinating topic. [read post]
27 May 2020, 11:30 pm
It is sadly lacking in indicia of the kind of intellectual maturity, deep legal experience, or any of the other qualities which could make her due anything other than a kind letter of rejection, if it had been received by a JNC which was not so poisoned by partisanship and knee-jerk adherence to mere membership in an association (the Federalist Society) that it is wholly unable to recommend truly able lawyers to the high court. [read post]
27 May 2020, 5:09 pm by Rick Hasen
It begins: The right-wing legal network spawned by the Federalist Society has finally gone full Trumpian. [read post]
23 May 2020, 10:24 am by Tom Smith
But the reality is that everything about the behind-the-scenes effort to implement the draft to bar judges from membership in the Federalist Society has been partisan and unseemly.To say that Whitehouse has been obsessed with attacking the Federalist Society would be an understatement. [read post]
21 May 2020, 10:41 am by dmcgowan
The draft advises against membership in the Federalist Society or the American Constitution Society, but allows... [read post]
15 May 2020, 3:56 am by Edith Roberts
” At The Federalist Society blog, Adam Mossoff argues that”[i] f [the Supreme Court] permits tech giants like Google to ignore copyright laws for their own commercial profit” in Google v. [read post]
15 May 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
The Federalist Society has been instrumental in identifying judicial nominees with legal careers focused on causes that have appealed to Republicans, such as opposition to gay marriage and to government funding for abortion. [read post]
14 May 2020, 5:34 pm by Howard Bashman
Google, the Supreme Court Should Protect Copyright in the Tech Industry”: Adam Mossoff has this blog post online at The Federalist Society. [read post]
14 May 2020, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
Calhoun’s own theory of secession was initially based on the plantation as the most fundamental unit of society rather than the individual, the family, or the state. [read post]
14 May 2020, 4:04 am by Edith Roberts
Shawn Gunnarson at the Federalist Society Blog, who describes some “unexpected moments” in the argument. [read post]
12 May 2020, 6:20 pm by Howard Bashman
“Democrats Accuse Conservatives of a ‘Dark Money’ Bid to Influence Judges; A proposal to ban membership among judges in the Federalist Society has set off a partisan battle; The influential group has guided President Trump’s rightward overhaul of the judiciary”: Ben Protess and Rebecca R. [read post]
12 May 2020, 4:00 am by Eric Segall
But this is inconsistent with the Court's jurisprudence, which shows that in virtually every area of litigated constitutional law the Court has changed its mind on society-defining issues. [read post]