Tag Archives: law and the U.S. Constitution

What is “legal standing”? Great definition right here

Among the major issues any court must reckon with is the subject of legal “standing.” Which is may be the key issue to the eight Supremes when they deliberate the immigration case now before them. This first paragraph of today’s … Continue reading

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A new handbook of the U.S. Constitution

I picked up this news from SCOTUSblog, which does what its title says it does: reports on the Supreme Court. This essay is in effect an announcement of a new publication which looks terrific (although the cost, $125, is a … Continue reading

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“John Oliver on Civil Forfeiture”: a primer on municipal crime

I’m always grateful to Kevin Underhill, Lowering the Bar maestro, for anything he posts.  I’m especially grateful today because he gives us a long, brilliant and incomparably hilarious video from John Oliver’s TV show, in which Oliver declaims sardonically on … Continue reading

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