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Morning Docket: 03.25.22

* “Go best friend, that’s my best friend!” Black law students are already reflecting on the impact of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination and confirmation hearings. [NPR] * At least 65 law professors in Missouri have common sense. I know a few of these nam

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The morning read for Thursday, March 24

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 Thursday morning read: Confirmation Hear

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Arbitration clauses, prejudicial delays, and one justice’s contract-law “nightmare”

The current Supreme Court is undoubtedly pro-arbitration – but after Monday’s oral argument in Morgan v. Sundance, it appeared that it might nonetheless conclude that a party can lose the right to arbitrate by waiting too long to demand arbitration. At th

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College board’s censure of one of its members didn’t violate First Amendment, justices rule

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a community college board did not violate the First Amendment when it censured one of its trustees. The unanimous ruling was the latest episode in a long-running drama that pitted the Houston Community College Syst

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