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More judicial activism from the Supreme Court

The time-honored practice of the Supreme Court has been to take cases for review when there is a significant disagreement among the Circuit Courts of Appeals about how to apply a legal principle. Not anymore evidently, at least when it comes to civil… Read More

A widening disconnect

This past term generated a number of opinions by the Supreme Court that evidently reflect disregard as much for practical reality as for long-standing law. Although the pro-corporate bias of the Supreme Court is nothing new, the degree of that bias i… Read More

United we stand or divided we fall

The Chicago Teachers Union recently filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of African-American members, alleging that the Chicago Public School’s “turnaround” policy discriminates against African-American employees. Under this “turnaround”… Read More