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2013 Supreme Court Roundup

From the October 2013 Print Edition

The United States Supreme Court has two personalities. In the vast majority of cases on its docket, those involving criminal law, business regulation, statutory interpretation, freedom of speech, procedure, jurisdiction, and other technical but important legal questions, the Supreme Court acts like . . . . Continue Reading »

The Book of Judges

From the October 2009 Print Edition

Law and Judicial Duty by Philip Hamburger Harvard, 686 pages, $49.95 Recent events have brought the ordinarily neglected subject of judicial duty to the front pages. On the campaign trail, Barack Obama told us that in choosing judges”and especially justices of the Supreme . . . . Continue Reading »