Justice Scalia Dissent in Aereo Case Says It is Lawyers’ Jobs to Exploit Statutory Loopholes, and Congress’s Job, Not the Court’s Job, To Fix Them

He writes: It is not the role of this Court to identify and plug loopholes. It is the role of good lawyers to identify and exploit them, and the role of Congress to eliminate them if it wishes. Congress can … Continue reading

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“Here’s $20 Million for Your Candidate: The Scott Walker case could shred the remaining limits on influencing elections.”

I have written this new jurisprudence essay at Slate.  It begins: I have no idea if Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is guilty of illegally coordinating his 2012 campaign against a recall with outside groups, as Wisconsin prosecutors have accused him … Continue reading

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“Academic highlight: Congressional overrides of Supreme Court decisions”

Amanda Frost writes at SCOTUSBlog about Christiansen and Eskridge, Congressional Overrides of Supreme Court Statutory Interpretation Decisions, 1967–2011 (Texas Law Review). My earlier coverage is here; and I will be writing a response with Jim Buatti for the Texas Law Review … Continue reading

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