Category Archives: Law, suits and order

Other people’s legal problems, aside from my own.

What class action can do for us regular people

Given everything that’s going on in the news, why bother with this item from 538 Significant Digits? Because, among other laws, rules, regulations, bodies and rights threatened by the Supreme Court’s right wing, there is class action. If Kavanaugh gets … Continue reading

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Roberts backs down from his dark money disclosure delay and…

this means the decision made by Judge Beryl Howell that dark money PACs have to disclose their donors will stand. I was totally taken aback when I saw CREW calmly stating their big win on this on Twitter. I kept … Continue reading

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So what’s doing in the Citizens United Supreme Court?

This. As reported by many newspapers and here by SCOTUSBlog, which I follow. It’s a terse, apolitical layout of what happened. (If I remember correctly, Citizens United — indeed, Scalia said as much — does not state anything about dark … Continue reading

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