Bill Clinton, Constitutional Law, Elena Kagan, Federal Government, Federal Judges, Judicial Nominations, Politics, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, SCOTUS, Senate Judiciary Committee, Solicitor General's Office, Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court
What juicy revelations about Justices Breyer and Ginsburg appear in the latest set of presidential papers?
Virginia 1, Obamacare 0. Ian Gershengorn must be pacing up a storm. Judge Henry E. Hudson (E.D. Va.) just struck down a key provision of President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform law — namely, the requirement that most Americans obtain health insurance. Judge Hudson held that the insurance mandate exceeds Congress’s authority under the […]
The adage that law turns slowly does not hold in eDiscovery. This year saw unprecedented sanction awards for falling behind the curve. Courts did not hesitate to engage with advanced and nuanced technological issues. For lawyers and other eDiscovery professionals who plan on maintaining basic competence, these cases and trends shouldn’t be overlooked. For a full exploration of trends and developments in this area of case law, check out this on-demand webinar.
* The lawyer tasked with defending Obamacare paces hallways, muttering to himself. Good to hear Asperger’s is not a death sentence anymore. [New York Times] * Three New Orleans cops were convicted of, well, going Lord of the Flies on some poor guy in the aftermath of Katrina. [CNN] * Jenn Sterger says she won’t […]