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Justices dubious of creating “extra-special super-super clear statement rule” to exempt tribes from obligation to respect bankruptcy process

Monday’s arguments in Lac du Flambeau Band v. Coughlin revealed a bench deeply skeptical of the argument that Native American tribes should be exempt from the automatic stay of the Bankruptcy Code even though the federal and state governments are not. The

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The morning read for Wednesday, April 26

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Wednesday morning read: Law firm head bought Gorsuch-owned property (Heidi Przybyla, Politico) Supreme Court Declines to

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Roberts declines invitation to testify at Senate hearing

Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday night “respectfully decline[d]” an invitation from Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing next week. Durbin had asked Roberts to testify about Supreme Court ethics ru

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The standard for bringing a “whistleblower” retaliation claim under Sarbanes-Oxley

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. Before we discuss changes to the Supreme Court’s docket this week, a word about last week’

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