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How many times has the Major Questions doctrine been invoked by higher US Courts?

In West Virginia v. EPA the court invokes the "major questions doctrine," as part of it's justification for blocking what would otherwise have been landmark climate policy. This article ...
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Why do United States Reports take so long to be published?

As an English-trained lawyer, I am used to seeing a decision of the UK Supreme Court (or formerly, the House of Lords) published within roughly a year in Appeal Cases (AC) (and sooner in the Weekly ...
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Are there examples of the Court making a decision based on Jackson's Youngstown tripartite test, where they said the case was in the second category?

In Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer, in a popular concurring opinion, Justice Jackson setup a tripartite framework for evaluating the President's proper authority: When the President acts ...
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Why did Judge Bazile issue a ruling on the Loving case years after the case was closed and appeal deadlines had passed?

Everything in Hollywood's historical movies is true, right? OK, There are known counterexamples..... The recent film Loving is about the case in which Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter, who resided ...
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By whom is the Trump "Immunity case" presently stayed

[had been posted to politics.stackexchange.com, but comments there indicated it would be more appropriate here] According to a number of YouTube videos, when a case is appealed to the Supreme Court, ...
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SCOTUS Cases Concerning Men's Healthcare

As it says in the title, I am wondering if there have been any SCOTUS (or lower courts, if none at that level) cases concerning men's healthcare in the same way that cases like Roe v. Wade and the ...
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Access to US Supreme Court brief

does anyone have access to the American edition of Westlaw? I’m trying to get hold of a copy of the US Supreme Court brief under reference 2000 WL 432367, any pointers or help appreciated!
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Student Loan Cancellation re: WV vs EPA

The recent WV vs. EPA ruling limits federal agencies ability to exceed the power specifically granted to them in cases where it could be considered an “extraordinary case” of “political and economic ...
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Has the SC ever overturned a decision twice?

The nation's high court has overturned 236 rulings in its history, some of which marked sea changes in American society and rule of law. Well, has it ever overturned a decision which itself ...
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In Roe v Wade, why was it ruled that the US government has an interest in protecting prenatal life?

I'm reading the Wikipedia article on Roe v Wade. It says that: Texas's lawyers had argued that total bans on abortion were justifiable because "life" began at the moment of conception, and ...
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