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David Michael Miller

The sense of wounded entitlement Kavanaugh expressed in his temper tantrum before the Senate Judiciary Committee reminded me of the attitudes of the disaffected jocks at Yale. more

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If Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed there will be four justices who graduated from Yale Law School and four from Harvard Law School. Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to Columbia Law School, but was at Harvard for undergrad. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

In May, the Supreme Court rejected a class action suit brought by Epic workers, effectively limiting the collective bargaining rights of 60 million workers. But the case — now back in district court — is far from dead. more

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David Michael Miller

The Supreme Court legalized first-trimester abortions in its 1973 decision, Roe V. Wade. The decision is a bad piece of constitutional jurisprudence. more

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James Heimer

Many efforts over the years to repeal Wisconsin’s strict abortion ban failed — even after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the law unenforceable in Roe v. Wade. With Trump’s latest nomination to the Court, the old law still is scaring a lot of people. more

Isthmus Cover Stories

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James Heimer

Just as Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court is stirring up fears about the future of Roe v. Wade, so did a Supreme Court review of a Missouri law that, in 1989, prompted this piece in Isthmus. more

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David Michael Miller

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in Epic Systems’ favor, upholding arbitration policies that forbid employees from banding together in class-action lawsuits. The ruling makes it clear that Epic workers need to organize. more

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Mike Hall

Sonia Sotomayor walked the aisles of Shannon Hall while answering questions posed by two of her former law clerks. She said she saw her public role as helping to demystify the court and inspiring others to “help make the world better.” more

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