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Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Nintendo Switch Emulator Developer

On Monday, February 26, 2024, Nintendo of America filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, against Tropic Haze LLC, the developer of the "Yuzu" emulator. Read More.

Lawsuit Accuses Workday of Discrimination Using AI

Workday, Inc., a company that provides applicant screening services to employers, has been accused of engaging in illegal discrimination due to its use of AI. Read More.

Indiana Opens Path to Bar Exam for Online Graduates

A graduate of a fully online law school may ask the Indiana State Board of Law Examiners for a waiver of the requirement that a bar exam test taker have graduated from an ABA-accredited law school. Read More.

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In Taking Up Trump’s Immunity Claim, Supreme Court Bolstered His Delay Strategy
The New York Times, February 29, 2024

By scheduling a hearing for late April on the former president’s assertion that he cannot be prosecuted for his actions in office, the justices increased the chances that he will not face trial by Election Day.

A Biden-Trump Border Showdown, and Mitch McConnell’s Exit
The New York Times, February 29, 2024

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Justices debate New York interest requirement on national bank escrow accounts
SCOTUSblog, February 28, 2024

The argument Tuesday in Cantero v. Bank of America revealed a bench of justices struggling to reconcile provisions of the National Bank Act that protect national banks with a New York statute requiring all banks (including national banks) to pay interest on the escrow accounts... The post Justices debate New York interest requirement on national bank escrow accounts appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

A Conservative Judge’s Critique of the Supreme Court’s Reliance on Tradition
The New York Times, February 26, 2024

In remarks at Harvard, Judge Kevin C. Newsom said the justices had strayed from originalism in parts of their blockbuster opinions on abortion and guns.

Trump Lawyer Reads the Constitution Like a Secret Code Requiring Decryption
Justia's Verdict, February 13, 2024

Cornell Law professor Michael C. Dorf comments on last week’s Supreme Court oral arguments in Trump v. Anderson, in which the Justices seemed inclined to overturn the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision that disqualified Donald Trump from the state’s Republican primary under the Fourteenth Amendment for “engaging in insurrection.” Professor Dorf points out that the Justices’ questioning revealed a spectrum of potential rationales, from concerns over political retribution and the historical interpretation of Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment to structural arguments about federal versus state authority in determining a candidate’s eligibility for the presidency.