2/5: ACRU tells the Supreme Court that the district court undermined judicial credibility by imposing a last minute legislative map on North Carolina, using a series of highly novel factual findings and legal theories.
1/8: The Supreme Court granted review in no new cases at its first 2018 conference, and denied hundreds of petitions for review in a list stretching more than 20 pages long, including some cases of interest to many Americans.
Rumor has it that Justice Anthony Kennedy is telling potential new law clerks that he is considering retiring from the Supreme Court next summer, setting up an epic showdown for the 2018 midterm elections.
The United States this week petitioned the Supreme Court to take a case to order Microsoft to turn over email records of one of its email customers, in a case pitting new technology that is global in reach against domestic law enforcement priorities.
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