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By Brian J. Slipakoff and Joseph J. Pangaro As Justice Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings progressed in the early part of 2017, one of the most commonly discussed aspects of his legal background was his opposition to administrative deference. (More)
Karen Lehmann Alexander wrote: Supreme Court Hears Argument In Honeycutt
The Honeycutt brothers run an operation selling iodine to methamphetamine dealers.  One brother makes $269,000 in total profits.  The other brother gets paid a weekly salary, but otherwise takes home nothing.  They are both charged in a drug consp (More)
The U.S. Supreme Court has granted certiorari in a case that will provide much needed clarity about the ability of district courts to extend appeal deadlines. The case, Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (No. 16-658), involves the (More)
On June 27, 2016, in the last decision of the 2015–2016 term, the U.S. Supreme Court, in McDonnell v. United States, No. 15-474, narrowed the type and character of “official acts” that could underpin corruption charges against a public official (More)