Supreme Court docket Dismisses Key Argument in Holocaust Artwork Seizures Lawsuit

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The Supreme Court ruled against the descendants of Holocaust victims whose ancestors were forced to sell valuable works of art to Nazi officials for a fraction of their real value. Under normal circumstances, individuals cannot sue foreign states in a national court. According to CNN, the judges found that the plaintiffs’ claim did not meet … Read more

Supreme Court docket Removes Border Wall Case From its Oral Argument Calendar –

How Biden Can Terminate Trump’s Border Wall Project – And Save Money and Protect Property Rights in the Process –

Yesterday the Supreme Court removed Biden v Sierra Club (formerly known as Trump v Sierra Club) from its oral hearing calendar. This move likely ends the lengthy legal battle over the legality of former President Donald Trump’s diversion of various military construction funds to build his border wall. The court took this step at the … Read more

Wintry combine on the Supreme Courtroom

Wintry mix at the Supreme Court

SCOTUStalk With SCOTUStalk on February 2, 2021 at 10:56 a.m. Robert Barnes, the Washington Post’s 15-year-old Supreme Court reporter, joins Amy Howe to take stock of the court’s tenure to date and look to the future. The two recapitulate the January argumentation session – including the now famous Taylor Swift reference from Justice Elena Kagan … Read more

The Supreme Courtroom’s position in defining American citizenship

The Supreme Court’s role in defining American citizenship

Ask the author By Gabriel Chin on Jan 27, 2021 at 10:23 am A rally before the Nov. 12, 2020, argument over the future of DACA (Victoria Pickering, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) The following is a series of questions posed by Professor Gabriel “Jack” Chin, University of California, Davis School of Law, to Professor Amanda Frost, … Read more