Sat.Nov 19, 2022

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Biden administration appeals student loan forgiveness plan stop order to US Supreme Court

JURIST

The Biden administration Friday filed an application with the US Supreme Court to vacate an injunction preventing the federal student loan forgiveness plan from going into effect.

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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, November 19, 2022

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The morning read for Saturday, Nov. 19 (special edition)

SCOTUSBlog

Share Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com.

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“Yale Law School Needs to Stand Up to This Bullying Judge: Why is the most prominent legal academy in the country bending to the will of Judge James Ho, an anti-cancel culture crusader threatening to boycott its students?”

HowAppealing

“Yale Law School Needs to Stand Up to This Bullying Judge: Why is the most prominent legal academy in the country bending to the will of Judge James Ho, an anti-cancel culture crusader threatening to boycott its students?” ” Law professor Steven Lubet has this essay online at The Daily Beast.

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Buyer's Guide: Evaluating and Selecting the Best CLM Solution for Your Organization

Evaluating and selecting the right contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform can be complicated. However, by getting the right people involved, prioritizing your business needs, and testing your technology options, you can make it easier.

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“Lost…in the Emotion of the Night”: Attorney Who Firebombed Police Vehicle Given 15 Month Sentence

JonathanTurley

We previously discussed the case of two New York attorneys (Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman) who joined in violent protests in New York, including firebombing a police vehicle.

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Fulton County Judge Rules with the Warnock Campaign and Orders New Early Voting Date

JonathanTurley

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Thomas A. Cox Jr. has ruled in favor of a filing by the Democratic Party and U.S. Raphael Warnock’s campaign to allow early voting to begin on Saturday in Georgia’s Senate runoff election.

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“The Backlash To Losing Roe v. Wade Is Just Getting Started; The Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision upending abortion rights helped Democrats stave off a ‘red wave’; It will continue to play a pivotal role in future elections”

HowAppealing

“The Backlash To Losing Roe v. Wade Is Just Getting Started; The Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision upending abortion rights helped Democrats stave off a ‘red wave’; It will continue to play a pivotal role in future elections”: Paul Blumenthal of HuffPost has this report. The post “The Backlash To Losing Roe v.

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Biden Administration Urges Courts to Dismiss Lawsuit Against Mohammed bin Salman

LegalReader

The Department of State maintains that foreign heads of state, such as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, cannot be sued in American civil courts. Lawsuits & Litigation Biden Administration cengiz khashoggi lawsuit mbs lawsuit mohammed bin salman murder of jamal khashoggi Saudi Arabia

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“Former Anti-Abortion Leader Alleges Another Supreme Court Breach; Years before the leaked draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, a landmark contraception ruling was disclosed, according to a minister who led a secretive effort to influence justices”

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“Former Anti-Abortion Leader Alleges Another Supreme Court Breach; Years before the leaked draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, a landmark contraception ruling was disclosed, according to a minister who led a secretive effort to influence justices”: Jodi Kantor and Jo Becker have this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

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2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Contract Life Cycle Management Report

Gartner has positioned Evisort in the Visionaries Quadrant of the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contract Life Cycle Management. Read the report to learn why Evisort is a Visionary provider in the market.

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Judge Cites Orwell’s ‘1984’ in Order Blocking Florida’s Stop WOKE Act

LegalReader

The controversial law, recently rebranded as the Individual Freedom Act, prevents educators from discussing subjects such as race and privilege in classrooms and workplace training sessions.

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“The Federalist Society controls the federal judiciary, so why can’t they stop whining? All they do is win, win, win, no matter what. So why are America’s most powerful lawyers so unhappy?”

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“The Federalist Society controls the federal judiciary, so why can’t they stop whining? All they do is win, win, win, no matter what. So why are America’s most powerful lawyers so unhappy?” ” Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox. The post “The Federalist Society controls the federal judiciary, so why can’t they stop whining? All they do is win, win, win, no matter what. So why are America’s most powerful lawyers so unhappy?”

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Justice Arguelles to be remembered at December oral argument session

At the Lectern

The Supreme Court will begin its December calendar with a memorial for former Justice John Arguelles, who died in April. Arguelles, who served on the court for two years starting in 1987, was 94. The court has now posted the calendar. There had been some tech problems with the court’s website.) The calendar includes just the four cases we mentioned yesterday. The justices and counsel are back in the courtroom for the second month in a row. See here.)

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Dual-Purpose Communications and Privilege

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch. The NY IP Law Association (NYIPLA) recently filed an amicus brief in the pending anonymous Supreme Court case captioned In re Grand Jury , 21-1397 (2022). The case focuses on the scope of attorney client privilege , especially with regard to dual-purpose communications. Petitioner is a law firm specializing in international tax and had provided tax law advice to an expatriation client and also prepared individual tax returns for the client.

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Top 3 Data Privacy Challenges for Contract Compliance in 2022

The data privacy landscape is quickly becoming fragmented with dozens of new laws. Outdated compliance practices expose businesses to issues that can cost millions of dollars. Download this paper to find out how contract intelligence can help.