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Wednesday round-up


  • In two posts at The Narrowest Grounds, Asher Steinberg analyzes the Supreme Court’s decision last term in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, in which the justices held that filing a time-barred claim in bankruptcy does not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
  • For the Associated Press, Wayne Parry previews Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, in which the Supreme Court will review the constitutionality of a federal statute that prohibits New Jersey from repealing its ban on commercial sports betting.
  • In the New York Law Journal, Colby Hamilton reports that a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has upheld a multimillion-dollar disgorgement, distinguishing the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Honeycutt v. United States, in which the justices ruled that co-conspirators who do not benefit personally from illegal proceeds cannot be ordered to forfeit property.
  • In the National Law Journal (subscription or registration required), Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle preview the upcoming Supreme Court term in two articles, with Scott Graham contributing to the second one.
  • At the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law ISCOTUS blog, Chris Schmidt discusses teaching about the Supreme Court, “an opportunity to join the students in an exploration of this mysterious, occasionally even downright strange, yet profoundly consequential institution.”

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Recommended Citation: Andrew Hamm, Wednesday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Aug. 30, 2017, 11:33 AM),