Category Archives: SCOTUS

Supreme Court Announces Definition of “Reasonable Person”

WASHINGTON — In the midst of an opinion on the Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures, the Supreme Court of the United States surprised the legal world by laying down a sweeping, definitive answer to the classic legal … Continue reading

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Forget Dylan: Lawyers and Judges Using Contemporary Song Lyrics

Reports that Bob Dylan’s song lyrics are the most quoted in judicial opinions and briefs have inspired a new generation of lawyers and judges to broaden the law’s lyrical oeuvre with their own selections –to varying results. Charles Grant, professor of law at … Continue reading

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Childhood Lemonade Stand Leads to Justice Ginsburg’s Recusal

WASHINGTON — A childhood lark has forced Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to recuse herself from an upcoming case before the Supreme Court. The case, California Citrus Growers Association v. The Kroger Co., involves the accusations over the manipulation of citrus prices between farmers … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Makes Close Decision on Dinner

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court of the United States held Thursday that the Court would have its weekly group dinner at Applebee’s.  The 5-to-4 decision confirmed the suspicion of legal scholars that a deep rift has formed between the Justices … Continue reading

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