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Briefly: At Supreme Court Brief (subscription required), Tony Mauro asks several “Supreme Court practitioners for their current thinking on why so few women argue before the Supreme Court, and what can or should be done about it.” More Perfect (podcast) looks at Jesner v. Arab Bank, in...

The petition of the day is: Connecticut v. Baccala 17-464 Issue: Whether a defendant’s conviction must be set aside under the fighting words doctrine of Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, where the Connecticut Supreme Court recognized a “store manager” exception to the doctrine, thereby paving the way for the...

Like the rest of the population, lawyers can find themselves spending considerable amounts of time online and on social media platforms. Additionally, like all of us, they can make serious mistakes on these platforms, including malpractice, ethical breaches subject to discipline, breach of fiduciary duty,...

The Albuquerque, N.M., police department has been under a reform agreement with the Department of Justice since 2014, after an investigation following a string of controversial police killings found the department had violated the Constitution and demonstrated “patterns of excessive force.” The agreement called for...