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Bush v Gore

Revisiting Bush v. Gore – just in time for Election Day 2016

November 03, 2016

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Hawkins v. McGee

The Hairy Hand Case takes place in Hawkins v. McGee

October 14, 2016

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Erie Railroad v. Tompkins

Supreme Court backtracks in Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins

September 30, 2016

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Marbury v Madison

Reviewing the birth of judicial review in Marbury v. Madison

September 23, 2016

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Lawrence v. Texas

Law on same-sex sex acts unlawful (Lawrence v. Texas)

August 26, 2016

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Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

What were an American's rights after the 9/11 attacks? (Hamdi v. Rumsfeld)

August 19, 2016

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Quimbee: Massachusetts v. EPA

Massachusetts v. EPA clears the air on standing

July 14, 2016

In Massachusetts v. EPA, 549 U.S. 497 (2007), a group of private organizations asked the EPA to regulate the emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from motor vehicles, but the EPA refused.

Quimbee: Lochner v. NY

SCOTUS shifts from workers protections starting with Lochner v. New York

July 08, 2016

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Graphic Law

The graph path to learning the law

July 05, 2016

Wouldn’t it great to have quick and useful representations of specific areas of the law – useful for both bar exam and reference purposes? In fact, a combination of the black letter law with the abstract simplicity of model-based design has already yielded diagrams that succinctly express legal concepts. A first step

Quimbee Case of the Week: Griswold v. Connecticut

Contraception obtains protection in Griswold v. Connecticut

June 30, 2016

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Ex Parte McCardle

Congress makes Exceptions that doom editor (Ex parte McCardle)

May 24, 2016

When a newspaper editor in the antebellum South was arrested for writing articles critical of the post-Civil War Reconstruction, he set in motion a chain of events that would lead to one of the key historic cases on the separation of powers.

Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife

Lack of standing upends the Defenders (Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife)

May 17, 2016

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Quimbee Case of the Week: Morrison v. Olson

Independent counsels born of Watergate, upheld in Morrison v. Olson

May 03, 2016

In response to the Watergate scandal and the Saturday Night Massacre that occurred under the Nixon presidential administration, Congress passed the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, which imposed a number of ethical obligations on government officials and public sector employees.

Quimbee Case of the Week: Celotex v. Catrett

A trilogy from the 1980s that involved summary judgments, not George Lucas (Celotex v. Catrett)

April 19, 2016

The United States Supreme Court’s decision in Celotex Corp. v. Catrett, 477 U.S. 317 (1986), construing that rule would become one of the most important and often cited cases on federal civil procedure. Along with Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, 477 U.S. 242 (1986), and Matsushita Electric Industries Co. v. Zenith Radio Corp., 475 US 574 (1986), Celotex is part of what has come to be known as the 1986 Trilogy setting forth the substantive standards for Rule 56 summary judgments.