Tag: Citizens United

A Little Excitement at the Staid Court

After a slippery sloppy commute on a snowy morning a couple of quiet hours listening to patent law arguments seemed like a good opportunity for a snooze. I was sketching on auto-pilot as the first argument, Octane Fitness v. Icon

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Supreme Court Jolt

“It is a jolt to the legal system when you overrule a precedent.” Chief Justice Roberts at his 2005 confirmation hearings Overturning its own precedents the Supreme Court yesterday removed limits on corporate campaign spending citing the First Amendment free

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Hillary: The Movie / scotus: the sketch

Above is a sketch of Tuesday’s arguments in a campaign finance (read McCain-Feingold) case about a blistering 90-minute political film, Hillary: The Movie. The sketch shows former Solicitor General Ted Olson arguing on behalf of the movie’s producers. Note that

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