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Divided court rejects death-row prisoner’s attempt to gather neurological evidence

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt another blow to prisoners challenging their state-court convictions and sentences in federal court. In a 5-4 decision in Shoop v. Twyford, the justices limited the ability of federal courts to use the All Writs Act to or

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Justices grant review in cases on Bank Secrecy Act and False Claims Act

The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning added two cases — one involving the Bank Secrecy Act, the other involving the government’s power to dismiss fraud claims — to its 2022-23 docket. In a list of orders from the justices’ private conference la

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The Biglaw Firm Hardest Hit By Russian Travel Ban

This is what happens when you have lots of attorneys with public service on their resumes. The post The Biglaw Firm Hardest Hit By Russian Travel Ban appeared first on Above the Law.

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Leaky Pipes — See Also

Keep Talking: John Eastman doesn't seem to understand the first rule of staying out of trouble is keeping your head down, but we're all excited for more of his wild blog posts. Speaking Of Leaking: Ginni Thomas says she's willing to talk to the January 6

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