On the Supreme Court Docket today

17-647 KNICK V. SCOTT, PA DECISION BELOW: 862 F.3d 310 LOWER COURT CASE NUMBER: 16-3587QUESTION PRESENTED: Whether the Court should reconsider the portion of Williamson County Regional Planning Commission v. Hamilton Bank, 473 U.S. 172, 194-96 (1985), requiring property owners to exhaust state court remedies to ripen federal takings claims, as suggested by Justices of…

Tuesday’s Oral Arguments

                                           Title: Herman Avery Gundy, Petitioner v. United States Docketed: September 22, 2017 Lower Ct: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit    Case Numbers: (16-1829)    Decision Date: June 22, 2017 17-6086 GUNDY V….

Is Brett Kavanaugh the next Supreme Court Justice?

As the Judiciary Committee meets this week to discuss the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to become the Associate General of the United States Supreme Court.  Part of the process is the swearing in of the Nominee prior to his discussions with the Committee. During these discussions, Senators are given time for an opening statement and opportunity…

Supreme Court Nominee and the 21 papers.

What do 21 letters written to newspaper editors have to do with a Supreme Court Nominee? The mystery came in the form of a letter.  Not just one, many letters at least 21.  These letters were each signed by different individuals but were otherwise identical.  The letters were sent to at least 21 newspapers. While Brett…

Does America care about a “Supreme Court nominee”?

Washington DC has heated up this summer, but it’s not just the summer heat. The recent retirement announcement of Supreme Court Justice Kennedy sent people racing in all directions heating things up politically.  The DC Political Machines are kicking into high gear as they try to rally for their cause.  The parties are out there…

Brett Kavanaugh is President Trump’s Nominee for Supreme Court Justice

After much speculation as to whom it would be the President has chosen Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court.  The President made his announcement from East Room of the White House much like the Gorsuch announcement a year earlier. Judge Kavanaugh was the editor of the Yale Law Journal later earning his…

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