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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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Real Estate

Consider this event a down payment on your real estate career

August 24, 2016

Are you sold on a career in real estate? Hear how to become a successful commercial real estate attorney. Our speakers will share their path into commercial real estate transactions, financing, leasing, acquisitions, and distressed real estate. They'll provide invaluable insight into what skills you'll need to break into this area,

Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

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

August 19, 2016

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McClurg Webinar

Watch: The Top Five Habits of Successful Law Students

August 12, 2016

Professor Andrew McClurg, author of the popular law school prep book, "1L of a Ride: A Well-Traveled Professor’s Roadmap to Success in the First Year of Law School," seeks to inspire new students to “Be Excited!” about their new adventure and get them on the right track

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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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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TIPS Mock Interview

Video: What to do (and not to do) during an interview

May 12, 2016

Recent law school graduates and experienced interviewers led a discussion of interview skills and pitfalls at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego during the American Bar Association's midyear meeting in February 2016. They demonstrated common mistakes and shared a few of their own unexpected interview experiences.

Quimbee: US v. Windsor

Obergefell benefits from U.S. v. Windsor ruling

May 10, 2016

When Edith Windsor was denied federal marriage benefits after the death of her same-sex spouse, the United States Supreme Court struck down the portion of DOMA excluding same-sex couples from federal marriage benefits.

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: Katzenbach v. Morgan & Morgan

Literacy test fails voting rights test (Katzenbach v. Morgan & Morgan)

April 26, 2016

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was passed by Congress as part of an effort to guarantee the voting rights of all citizens, regardless of race. The VRA included a provision guaranteeing that anyone who completed the sixth grade at an accredited school in Puerto Rico could not be denied the right to vote on the basis of an inability to read or write in English. Meanwhile, in the 1960s, New York state law required all would-be voters to pass a literacy test in English.

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.

ABA ROLI

Meet an ABA group: ABA ROLI

April 07, 2016

Did you know that the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) is making an impact worldwide? ABA ROLI has been working worked in more than 100 countries for the past 25 years with a presence in five regions – Africa; Asia and the Pacific; Europe and Eurasia; Latin America and

Uniform Bar Exam

Watch: ABA adopts Uniform Bar Examination resolution

February 12, 2016

In this video from the ABA Midyear Meeting, ABA delegates to the House of Delegates debated Resolution 109, which urges bar admission authorities in each state and territory to adopt the Uniform Bar Examination in their respective jurisdictions.

Payoff pitch: Hit a home run by being different

Payoff pitch: Hit a home run by being different

January 07, 2016

I started attending New York Law School in 2011 with the mindset of wanting to work in the sports law industry.  I saw “Jerry Maguire” the summer before I started law school, and I thought to myself that being a sports agent was a viable career choice to make. After more