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CHEN: Jones Day Is Not Amused

Sharyl Reisman, the hiring partner at Jones Day, took umbrage at my post about the firm's recent hiring of seven Supreme Court clerks. Here is Reisman's letter (it was also addressed to Aric Press, ALM's editor in chief), followed by my response.
AmericanLawyer.com
added Nov 21, 2014 17:35
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[Denmark, UK] Danish Supreme Court clears tobacco firms in case filed by ex-smoker

that two tobacco companies were not responsible for health problems suffered by a longtime smoker. Allan Lykke Jensen, 67, smoked for almost 50 years and had sought damages of 53,000 kroner (8,900 dollars) for health issues that included heart problems.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:07
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New Campaign Targets Supreme Court Accountability

Fix the Court...will campaign...in areas of financial disclosures, recusals, ethics and media access....ad states, “They’ve told us where we can pray, picked our president, allowed billionaires to buy elections, and made choices of life and death. Nine j
National Law Journal
added Nov 12, 2014 21:08
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Seven More Supreme Court Clerks Join Jones Day

Jones Day announced Wednesday it has hired seven former U.S. Supreme Court law clerks as associates in recent weeks. And if the news sounds familiar, that’s because Jones Day hired six former clerks last year and six the year before, for a total of 19 Sup
National Law Journal
added Nov 5, 2014 17:13
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LARSEN: Confronting Supreme Court Fact Finding

I found opinions citing independently-found authorities to answer questions of medicine...What diseases can be attributed to obesity?98) [Lorillard Tobacco Co v. Reilly, 533 U.S. 525, 587 (2001) (Thomas, J., concurring) (citing medical risks of obesity
College of William and Mary Law School
added Oct 8, 2014 12:06
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LARSEN: THE TROUBLE WITH AMICUS FACTS

today anyone can claim to be a factual expert...Facts submitted by amici are now funneled through the screen of advocacy. The result is that the Court is inundated with eleventh-hour, untested, advocacy- motivated claims of factual expertise.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:08
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Supreme Court's Website Makeover Debuts Monday

a makeover that will launch on Monday, when the justices return to the bench from their summer recess. The site will "have a new look and improved functionality," according to a press release issued Friday. The home page at www.supremecourt.gov will prese
National Law Journal
added Oct 4, 2014 20:50
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is an American Hero / She's staying put—and has some choice words for young feminists. An interview.

If there was one decision I would overrule, it would be Citizens United. I think the notion that we have all the democracy that money can buy strays so far from what our democracy is supposed to be.
The New Republic
added Oct 2, 2014 19:24
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Senate GOP blocks constitutional amendment on campaign spending

Senate Democrats needed 60 votes to end debate on the measure, but fell short in the 54-42 party-line vote. ... Republicans said the Senate vote was a political stunt by Democrats ahead of the midterm elections. Democrats up for reelection are expected t
The Hill
added Sep 12, 2014 09:12
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Democrats and Republicans face off on campaign spending constitutional amendment

Senate Democrats started their campaign-season drive Monday for a constitutional amendment aimed at curbing special interests' financial clout in elections, a doomed effort ... would let lawmakers roll back the Supreme Court's 1976 Buckley v. Valeo decisi
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 10, 2014 10:56
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