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This month we hail the release of a new book, The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court, written by Cliff Sloan and David McKean and published by PublicAffairs.
Conservatives have spent much of the last eight years viciously attacking progressive Senators for mounting mostly unsuccessful filibusters against a handful of the most problematic Bush nominees to the federal bench.That was then, this is now.
- “What recent electoral history shows is that voting requires broader, not narrower, protection.” Jeffrey Toobin, writing for the New Yorker, explains what’s at stake in the upcoming, highly-anticipated voting rights case before the Supreme Court, Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Holder.
by Elizabeth Wydra, Chief Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC)
Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit refused to reconsider the panel decision in Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States, in which the appellate court said that the government’s diversion of river water to protect an endangered species of fish constituted a physical taking of property.