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Justices divided over SEC’s ability to impose fines in administrative proceedings

Wednesday’s argument in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jarkesy was oddly distant from the decision of the lower court and the briefs and arguments of the parties. The decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit – vigorously defended b

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University bias-response teams and more Munsingwear vacatur

The Relist Watch column examines cert petitions that the Supreme Court has “relisted” for its upcoming conference. A short explanation of relists is available here. The Supreme Court is still slowly making inroads on the still-sizable number of lingering

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The morning read for Thursday, November 30

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Thursday morning read: Supreme Court Looks Poised to Curb SEC Enforcement Powers (Jess Bravin & Dave Michaels, The W

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Paging Rule 11

Elon Musk files a facially ludicrous lawsuit and Trump argues that sexual assault doesn't count on airplanes. The post Paging Rule 11 appeared first on Above the Law.

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