Legal News

The morning read for Friday, June 17

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at [email protected]. Here’s the Friday morning read: Ginni Thomas’s emails wi

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In far cry from usual textualism, court rejects veteran’s attempt to reopen a benefits denial based on legal error

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that a VA benefits decision that was based on an agency regulation in effect at the time the decision was rendered does not constitute “clear and unmistakable error” even if the agency regulation is later deemed t

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Justices curtail ability to get discovery in U.S. court for use in international arbitrations

In a decision that was much anticipated in the international business community, the Supreme Court on Monday clarified the scope of 28 U.S.C. § 1782, which allows an interested party to obtain discovery in the United States “for use in a proceeding in a f

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Pennsylvania’s congressional map returns to the court

The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. Much attention has been devoted recently to the increased calls for emergency relief f

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