Category Archives: United States Supreme Court

New Mexico’s own Judge Harris Hartz on Justice Gorsuch

In this article by Zoe Tillman of Buzzfeed, Tenth Circuit Judge Harris Hartz of New Mexico discusses Justice Neil Gorsuch and defends his record.

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Sen. Udall of New Mexico floats plan to confirm both Gorsuch and Garland to SCOTUS

U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico has proposed a plan to confirm both Judge Neil Gorsuch and Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States, according to this story by Ashley Killough of CNN. Whatever its … Continue reading

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Roundup of links discussing the Gorsuch nomination

As you have doubtless heard by now, President Trump has nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch, of our very own Tenth Circuit, to fill the Supreme Court seat held by Justice Antonin Scalia until his death last February. About five years ago … Continue reading

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Links to U.S. Supreme Court previews for OT 2016

As an appellate lawyer, this is my favorite week of the year, since it marks the beginning of the new term for the Supreme Court of the United States. Christmas in October is here! To help you get in the … Continue reading

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Justice Antonin Scalia, RIP

Justice Scalia passed away on Saturday, and the internet is now full of remembrances of him, and evaluations of his highly influential career. I won’t attempt to add to this extensive body of commentary. I’ll just say that while legal … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court will hear Little Sisters of the Poor case

Today the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear the Little Sisters of the Poor’s challenge to the accommodation provision of the federal contraceptive mandate. The order list is here. In July, a panel of the Tenth Circuit rejected … Continue reading

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Governor Martinez files amicus brief in SCOTUS labor union case

I hope everyone enjoyed Christmas in October yesterday, and took the opportunity to celebrate the opening of the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2015 term. Thanks to this story by Dan Boyd in the Albuquerque Journal, I’ve learned that Governor Susana … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose interviews Justice Breyer

As we count down to Christmas in October, here is Charlie Rose’s interview with Justice Breyer about his new book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities, in which he makes the case that American courts need … Continue reading

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Watch Justice Kagan speak at Harvard Law School

We’re now two weeks away from Christmas in October (also known as the First Monday in October, or the first day of SCOTUS’s October 2015 Term), the best day of the year for appellate lawyers! For those of you who just … Continue reading

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Watch this interview with Justice Samuel Alito

Now that October Term 2014 is over, a lot of appellate law nerds may be feeling a bit SCOTUS-deprived. But never fear, respite is at hand. Bill Kristol has conducted an in-depth interview with Justice Samuel Alito, which you can … Continue reading

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