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Other Legal News

Trump Is Not Entitled to Details of Tax Returns Inquiry, D.A. Says
The New York Times, August 14, 2020

Manhattan prosecutors said in new court filings that the president did not have a right to know why a grand jury demanded his tax records.


Supreme Court Lets Rhode Island Make Voting by Mail Easier Amid Pandemic
The New York Times, August 13, 2020

The court rejected a request from Republicans to block an order suspending a requirement that witnesses or a notary observe the completion of absentee ballots.


The Least Interesting Branch: Why Supreme Court Leaks Reveal Little
Justia's Verdict, August 5, 2020

Cornell law professor Michael C. Dorf comments on a recent series of articles published on CNN.com purporting to reveal deep secrets about the U.S. Supreme Court’s deliberations. Dorf points out that the so-called revelations about the Court reveal little or nothing that Court watchers don’t already know or infer, which, paints a reassuring picture of the Court as operating behind closed doors exactly as we expect it to.


A Vast Racial Gap in Death Penalty Cases, New Study Finds
The New York Times, August 3, 2020

Defendants convicted of killing white people, the study found, were far more likely to be executed than the killers of Black people.


Press Release Regarding Justice Ginsburg
Supreme Court of the United States, July 29, 2020


Justices reject House’s request to fast-track release of opinion on Trump’s financial records
SCOTUSblog, July 20, 2020

The Supreme Court on Monday morning turned down requests from the House of Representatives to expedite the date on which the court’s ruling on access to the president’s financial records will officially go into effect. The orders came three days after Chief Justice John Roberts granted a similar request, to which the president had consented,…