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The morning read for Friday, March 24

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Friday morning read: The Secret Joke at the Heart of the Harvard Affirmative-Action Case (Jeannie Suk Gersen, The New Yo

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Does the federal law that prohibits encouraging or inducing unlawful immigration violate the First Amendment?

For four years, Helaman Hansen falsely promised undocumented immigrants that they could, for a substantial fee, become U.S. citizens through “adult adoption.” Although Hansen persuaded more than 450 people to pay him for his services, the program was a ru

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A tale of three districts

It might be fairly said that in recent decades venue in criminal cases has not been the hottest topic on the court’s docket. Nevertheless, as the briefs in Smith v. United States emphasize, the criminal venue right was so significant to the Framers that t

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ChatGPT: How To Effectively Use It

It's output, as expected, wasn’t useful for legal briefs. So, it seems I won’t be fully replaced just yet. Or maybe I haven’t stumbled across the right prompt.  The post ChatGPT: How To Effectively Use It appeared first on Above the Law.

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