| Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 8:18 am
Continued discussion of last weekâ€™s decision in Winn, and a mock trial featuring Justices Ginsburg, Alito, and Sotomayor
| Monday, March 7th, 2011 11:34 am
The Court rules that an individual seeking testing of DNA gathered at a crime scene may pursue that claim in a federal civil rights lawsuit, instead of under federal habeas law, which has more restrictions.
| Thursday, October 14th, 2010 8:13 pm
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Skinner v. Switzer.
| Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 9:05 am
Thomas J.G. Scott, a 3L at Stanford Law School, previews Skinner v. Switzer, which is scheduled for oral argument this morning.
| Saturday, October 9th, 2010 3:58 pm
Significant dates in the coming week.
| Thursday, October 7th, 2010 4:00 pm
On Wednesday, October 13, the Court will hear oral arguments in Skinner v. Switzer.
| Friday, April 30th, 2010 9:56 am
The following essay for our thirty-day series on John Paul Stevens is by Frederick Schauer, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia. Schauer’s research focuses on the First Amendment. His papers discussing Justice Stevens’ jurisprudence include “Justice Stevens and the Size of Constitutional Decisions,” Rutgers Law Journal (1995). Although [...]
| Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 6:17 pm
The Supreme Court on Wednesday evening delayed the execution in Texas of Henry W. Skinner, at least until the Court acts on his new case seeking to pursue a civil rights claim that he was denied a chance to have DNA evidence tested in an attempt to prove his innocence of a triple murder more [...]
| Monday, June 29th, 2009 10:04 pm
It's always perilous to try and generalize about a Supreme Court Term. Roughly 80 cases on diverse topics decided by nine different people don't collectively produce clear themes. When they do appear to, it's often a mirage that reflects the coincidence of cases that happen to fall together by chance within a single term. But [...]