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“I’ll Take That One!”: How “Shopping” for Cases Makes SCOTUS the Most Powerful Branch of Government

By: Joe Campolo, Esq. email

Posted: August 18th, 2021

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During its 2020-2021 term, the Supreme Court agreed to hear 62 cases – a seemingly large number until you consider […]

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Supreme Court to Hear Second Amendment Case for First Time in a Decade

By: Joe Campolo, Esq. email

Posted: June 21st, 2021

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The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to review its first major Second Amendment case since deciding Heller v. District […]

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SCOTUS Gears Up for a Trio of Cases Involving LGBT Rights in the Workplace

By: Richard DeMaio, Esq. email

Posted: October 4th, 2019

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In early October, the Supreme Court will hear argument in a trio of cases asking whether federal employment law protects […]

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Copyright: “Registration” vs. “Application” Finally Solved

Posted: March 19th, 2019

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A copyright gives the creator of a work an exclusive legal right to reproduce, and authorize others to reproduce, the […]

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You’ve Got A Friend In Me: The Increasing Role of Amicus Curiae Briefs In Appellate Practice

By: Richard DeMaio, Esq. email

Posted: December 26th, 2018

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Amicus curiae briefs, also known as “friend of the court” briefs, are often filed in appellate cases heard by the […]

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Reflecting on Justice Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings and the History of Politics in Supreme Court Nominations

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email, Richard DeMaio, Esq. email

Posted: November 20th, 2018

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The political drama surrounding Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation captivated the public this fall. Across the country, people were glued to their […]

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Wayfair Decision Updates a 26-Year-Old Law for the Modern E-Commerce Marketplace

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: June 29th, 2018

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  Laws constantly evolve to adapt to modern society. Situations that were once impossible to imagine (such as buying hand […]

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The Supremes: Hits and Misses

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email, Richard DeMaio, Esq. email

Posted: June 15th, 2018

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Nine unelected Supreme Court Justices are tasked with deciding the most important issues confronting our country. For better or for […]

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