Supreme Court Cases
The list is out of cases to be heard in the new term, which begins Monday. Included are 4 first amendment cases, a search-and-seizure case, and--no kidding--Anna Nicole Smith's bid to receive a share of her late husband's estate. No word on whether her actual dopey lawyer, the improbably named Howard Stern who starred in her reality show, will actually make the argument.
Via ScotusBlog's Blog Roundup, At ElectionLaw Blog, Rick Hasen believes the court's decision in 2 campaign-finance-related cases will go a long way toward informing us of Justice Roberts' true beliefs about precedent. The First Amendment Center discusses the 4 First Amendment cases on the bill.