Bush v. Gore
When asked about the decision in Bush v. Gore, Justice Antonin Scalia — one of the best legal minds in modern American history — tells questioners to “get over it.” That’s right, the Supreme Court decided the winner of a popular presidential election, and one of the architects of that decision wants people to not […]
“Okay, Judge Bork. Smile and say ‘The Original Understanding’!!!” (Also: Is that Harvard Law prof Laurence Tribe standing behind Robert Bork, or just someone who looks a lot like him?) Earlier this week, we gave you a detailed report about the fabulous nuptials of Ted Olson — the winning lawyer in Bush v. Gore, former […]
The revolutionary impact of data science and analytics in fields like sports and politics is well known, and every day there seems to be another “Moneyball for X” analogy. But what, if anything, does this mean for the legal world, and when will it happen? This is a story about the data revolution that is already transforming the law, reshaping who wins and who loses, and how its potential was foretold long ago.
Anthony Kennedy, Bush v. Gore, David Boies, Diarmuid O'Scannlain, Eyes of the Law, J. Harvie Wilkinson III, Kenneth Starr, Laurence Silberman, Michael Chertoff, Nina Totenberg, Paul Clement, Robert Bork, Sandra Day O'Connor, Ted Olson, Weddings
This past Saturday, October 21, Washington superlawyer Ted Olson and his fiancee, Lady Booth, were married. The wedding ceremony took place at the stunningly beautiful Meadowood resort, in Napa Valley, California. Olson, a giant of the Supreme Court bar, served as Solicitor General — the federal government’s top lawyer before the Supreme Court — from […]