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Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to supreme court – live

President names replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg‘Not special any more’: how the Senate failed the peopleRuth Bader Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state in US CapitolSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 10.21pm BST Barrett speaks now. She says she is “deeply honoured”. She says she loves the “United States and the United States constitution”. She says she is “mindful of who came before me”. She says Ruth Bader Ginsburg led “a great American life” and “she smashe...
Tags: Law, Republicans, Senate, US, World news, US news, Democrats, United States, US politics, US Senate, US Congress, US constitution and civil liberties, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US supreme court, Trump


Amy Coney Barrett set for Trump nomination to supreme court – live

President will name replacement for Ruth Bader GinsburgEvangelical leaders due in Oval Office before announcement‘Not special any more’: how the Senate failed the peopleRuth Bader Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state in US CapitolSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 8.17pm BST The presidential election takes place on 3 November, but there is plenty of time to appoint Amy Coney Barrett to the supreme court by then. CNN has reported on the likely timetable for the S...
Tags: Law, Republicans, Senate, US, World news, US news, Indiana, Cnn, Democrats, US politics, US Senate, US Congress, US constitution and civil liberties, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US supreme court


When The Lack Of A Coverup Is The Crime

The Ohio Supreme Court has granted a motion of the Butler County Bar Association Certified Grievance Committee to suspend an attorney on an interim basis. The attorney had been subject to a stayed two-year suspension for "chronically driving nude." From... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Ohio Supreme Court, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process


Dispatch 7: Return to America: Portland in State of Emergency

Proud Boys, Antifa, and others, are set to clash in about next 18 hours. I will be there. Proud Boys, Antifa, and others, are set to clash in about next 18 hours. I will be there. Very high chance of gunfire tomorrow. Wish I had my body armor but is in short supply and going to take another month. Anyway, keep eyes on Portland tomorrow. I am here and will watch from the inside. I will not live stream. This could be nothing, or could be historic. https://www.patreon.com/posts/dispatch-...
Tags: Featured, America, Military, Portland, Michael's Dispatches, Michael Yon, Antifa, Proud Boys Antifa


Donald Trump set to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to supreme court – live

President will name replacement for Ruth Bader GinsburgEvangelical leaders due in Oval Office before announcement‘Not special any more’: how the Senate failed the peopleRuth Bader Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state in US CapitolSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 2.20pm BST In the words of the White House pool report, at last night’s rally in Newport News, Trump “called out to Virginia Republican chairman Rich Anderson he asked ‘How are we doing? I don’t want t...
Tags: Law, Obama, Republicans, Senate, White House, Virginia, US, America, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, US constitution and civil liberties


Amy Coney Barrett: spotlight falls on secretive Catholic group People of Praise

Trump’s expected pick is a member of a ‘covenant community’ that faces claims of a ‘highly authoritarian’ structureHow the Senate has failed the American peopleDonald Trump’s expected nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the supreme court, to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is drawing attention to a secretive Catholic “covenant community” called People of Praise that both counts Barrett as a member and faces claims of adhering to a “highly authoritarian” structure. Related: Donald Trump set to nomi...
Tags: Law, Senate, Religion, World news, US news, US politics, Catholicism, Christianity, Catholic, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US supreme court, Trump, Barrett, Amy Coney Barrett, People of Praise


UK furlough scheme will fail to prevent 1m losing jobs, say experts

Young workers and those at the bottom end of the income scale will be the hardest hit Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage The chancellor’s multibillion-pound subsidy for part-time working will fail to prevent another one million workers losing their jobs by the middle of next year, leading economists have said.Young workers and those at the bottom end of the income scale will be the hardest hit as employers continue to shed workers in the period before the end of the fur...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Economics, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Poverty, Unemployment, Young, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus outbreak, UK job furlough scheme


3 cognitive biases perpetuating racism at work — and how to overcome them

Books about race and anti-racism have dominated bestseller lists in the past few months, bringing to prominence authors including Ibram Kendi, Ijeoma Oluo, Reni Eddo-Lodge, and Robin DiAngelo.Sales of these books increased by up to 6,800% in the aftermath of global protests against racial injustice, according to Forbes, showing the role such work plays in raising awareness and leading to a cultural reckoning.While readers learned about allyship, companies also showed their strengthened resolve t...
Tags: Psychology, Work, Obama, Race, US, Barack Obama, Society, Innovation, Community, Morality, Stanford University, Forbes, Jennifer Eberhardt, Robin DiAngelo, Iris Bohnet, Ibram Kendi Ijeoma Oluo Reni Eddo Lodge


Brexit: EU citizens in UK could be shut out of vital services

Fears that shift from paper to digital permits could prevent those with settled status accessing jobs, banking and healthcareThousands of EU nationals could face problems accessing essential services because the government is refusing to issue physical proof of their right to live in the UK.The settlement scheme grants EU citizens the right to remain in the UK after Brexit. Unlike other foreign nationals, they are not provided with a biometric residency permit proving their status. Continue read...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Money, Law, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Consumer affairs, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Brexit


UK barrister mistaken for defendant calls for compulsory anti-racism training

Alexandra Wilson says legal system should introduce ambitious measures to tackle discrimination in professionThe barrister who was mistaken for a defendant three times in one day at court has called for compulsory anti-racism training at every level of the UK legal system.Alexandra Wilson, who specialises in criminal and family cases, put in a complaint on Wednesday and spoke of her frustration about the incident on Twitter. Her tweets, which quickly went viral, resulted in an apology by the hea...
Tags: UK, England, Law, Wales, Race, UK News, Alexandra Wilson


Slave patrols as apartheid enforcers in addition to chasing runaways

When your correspondent began researching the history of Texas slave patrols, I considered them mainly a way the government collaborated with slave owners to control black people and punish them for violating rules. But it turns out, slave patrols were as much about enforcing apartheid as protecting property rights, and they were empowered to arrest white folks for various co-mingling considered inappropriate.Grits' slave-patrol research homed in on Guadalupe County, in large part because recor...
Tags: Texas, Law, Mexico, Austin, John, Jack, Maria, San Antonio, Henry, Lawrence, DeWitt, San Jacinto, Indianola, Dina, Gretchen, Seguin


At the Goldenrod-and-Milkweed Café...

... you can write about anything. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Flowers, Ann Althouse


Well, That Bonus Didn’t Go As Planned — See Also

When Moving First Goes Wrong: Cooley's bonuses got eclipsed... and it doesn't look like they're going to catch up. Whoa! That Makes Too Much Sense: Congress introduces Supreme Court staggered term limits legislation. Show Me The Money: The richest firms in the world. It's In The Hole!: Bill Murray receives demand letter.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Bill Murray, Cooley, See Also


The U.S. Dominates At The Richest Law Firms In The World

'Merica sure has a lot of wealthy law firms.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Merica, Trivia Question of the Day


Law Blog Bank (Aggregation of Legal Blogs) Highly Valuable to Lawyers

I read, via a blog post from Rick Georges, that a Fastcase 7 update includes what Georges calls a “brief bank” for lawyers. Got me thinking of a law blog bank. As way of background, brief banks enable lawyers to get their hands on relevant briefs and memorandums that another lawyer has prepared and filed with the court. Not only saves a lawyer time, but gives them insight into another lawyer’s thinking and analysis. As a practicing lawyer, we had a brief bank available to state ...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Georges, Rick Georges, Michael Sander


Trump to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to supreme court, reports say – live

Reports suggest Trump has settled on Barrett as nomineeAmy Coney Barrett is Trump supreme court pick, says reportBreonna Taylor’s family condemn Louisville police: ‘We are never safe’Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state in US CapitolSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 11.18pm BST The unnamed aides and White House sources confirming that Trump will nominate Amy Coney Barrett have told reporters that the president could change his mind between now a...
Tags: Protest, Law, White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, New York Times, Donald Trump, US supreme court, Louisville, Trump, Reuters, Black Lives Matter Movement, Barrett


90-Day Known Expert: Week 2 Roundup

Impostor syndrome, idea generation, and much more!
Tags: Podcasts, Law, Small Law Firms, Mike Whelan, Featured Podcasts, Lawyer Forward, Lawyer Forward Podcast


House Democrats to introduce new bill for Supreme Court term limits

With the debate over Supreme Court reform taking center stage in the 2020 election after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, three members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday will introduce a bill to establish term limits for Supreme Court justices. Democrats Ro Khanna (Calif.), Don Beyer (Va.) and Joe Kennedy III (Mass.) unveiled the bill, the Supreme Court Term Limits and Regular Appointments Act, on Friday. If passed, the act would institute regular appointments to the Supreme ...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Senate, White House, Court, Joe Biden, House, House Of Representatives, Biden, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ginsburg, Roth, Gabe Roth


Empirical SCOTUS: Justice Ginsburg leaves a lasting legacy on the court

In the week since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the legal community has simultaneously honored her legacy with heartfelt eulogies and prepared for the upcoming battle over her vacant seat. If President Trump is able to appoint a successor to Ginsburg, we could see the court’s greatest shift to the right in modern history. This article sheds a statistical light on some of Ginsburg’s work on the court as well as what to expect now that she has died. Ginsburg kept herself busy on the co...
Tags: Featured, Law, Senate, Virginia, United States, Arizona, Mitch McConnell, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Daimler, Trump, John Roberts, Porter, Scalia, Ginsburg, William Rehnquist, Stephen Breyer


"wow, I’m very sorry this happened but I hope this serves an educational function - I’ve never seen someone have a stroke before..."

wow, I’m very sorry this happened but I hope this serves an educational function - I’ve never seen someone have a stroke before, and I’m not sure I’d recognize it immediately in the moment if I hadn’t watched this— Natalie Shure (@nataliesurely) September 25, 2020 According to the NYT, "It was not immediately clear if Mr. Paul had experienced a stroke. Representatives for Mr. Paul and his son Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, did not immediately respond to messages seeking information ...
Tags: Health, Law, Kentucky, Rand Paul, Ron Paul, PAUL, Ann Althouse, Natalie Shure


"Trump Selects Amy Coney Barrett to Fill Ginsburg’s Seat on the Supreme Court."

The NYT reports.Mr. Trump plans to announce on Saturday that she is his choice, according to people close to the process who asked not to be identified disclosing the decision in advance. The president met with Judge Barrett at the White House this week and came away impressed with a jurist that leading conservatives told him would be a female Antonin Scalia, referring to the justice who died in 2016 and for whom Judge Barrett clerked. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, White House, Nyt, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Ginsburg, Barrett, Ann Althouse, Amy Coney Barrett, replacing Ginsburg


Justice Department Releases Its Dangerous & Unconstitutional Plan To Revise Section 230

I guess we shouldn't have expected anything better.
Tags: Technology, Law, Department Of Justice, Justice Department, Section 230


Change Management And Corporate Culture [Sponsored]

The principles of change management can help companies address many issues, including diversity (or lack thereof) and compliance.
Tags: Law, Advice, Change Management, Career Advice, Webinars, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Lateral Link, Cadence Counsel, Monique Burt Williams, Brittanie Chin-Merkerson, Jennifer Chung, Julie Honor


She lights our way

This tribute is part of a series on the life and work of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Parker Rider-Longmaid clerked for Ginsburg during the 2016-17 term. He is now an appellate attorney at Jones Day in Washington, D.C. All views are his own. What will I teach my son about Justice Ginsburg? She was a patriot. She believed that the Constitution promises to protect and promote our individual liberties and talents, and that We the People means All the People. For her, the law was not an abs...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Washington, New York City, America, Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School, Ginsburg, Marty, Anthony Kennedy, Hodges, Obergefell, Supreme Court Today, Virginia Military Institute, Tributes to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Petitions of the week: Snapchat discipline, sex offender registration, deportation proceedings and more

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to decide whether schools may discipline students for off-campus social media posts, whether sex offender registration is punishment, and whether a deported immigrant received effective assistance of counsel, among other petitions. In the landmark 1969 case, Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, the Supreme Court recognized that students have First Amendment rights at public schools. However, the court also al...
Tags: Featured, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Colorado, Pennsylvania, United States, New Jersey, Ibm, Jordan, New Mexico, Smith, DOE, Rogers, Mena, Scott


This Could Be The College Athlete NIL Bill That Ends Up Becoming Law

Restrictions are likely to be suggested by a new 13-member commission that is proposed to be established by the law and then be terminated roughly three years after its creation.
Tags: Law, Sports, Darren Heitner


Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Personal Trainer Does Push-Ups In Front Of Her Casket

One last workout with the Notorious RBG.
Tags: Law, Deaths, Courts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Tweet Of The Day, Bryant Johnson



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