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The morning read for Thursday, March 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 Considers a Mercenary’s Confession and the Confrontation Clause (Adam Liptak, The N

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Can fishermen be required to pay for federal monitors? And by the way – should Chevron be overruled?

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. This week’s update will be brief because of the press of business in my day job. The likel

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Justices search for a clear rule for confessions in joint trials

In Wednesday’s oral argument in Samia v. United States, the justices explored the intricacies of the Sixth Amendment confrontation clause, evidence law, and jury instructions, as they sought to develop a workable rule governing the admission of confession

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The IRS faces tough questioning from justices over privacy concerns in third-party summons dispute

Over several years, Remo Polselli racked up over $2 million in federal tax liabilities. After he made a partial payment from the account of one of his limited liability companies, the IRS suspected Remo might be hiding his assets by transferring them to o

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