History of Supreme Court Nominations

By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I…


SCOTUSblog

It’s that time again when hotly anticipated orders are being issued by the U.S.’ top court. This session the Court is addressing…


BYU Law Alum to Clerk for SCOTUS

The BYU Law School website recently ran an interview with BYU Law School alum Robert Stander ('11) announcing his clerkship with Justice…


Supreme Court Challenge

Think your SCOTUS-prediction skills are top notch?  Put them to the test in Bloomberg Law/SCOTUSblog's Supreme Court Challenge.  The…


October’s First Monday

Until I came to law school I never realized that the first Monday in October was any different than other Mondays--October or otherwise.…


Senator Lee on SCOTUS Clerks

Utah Senator Mike Lee (a BYU Law graduate) recently released a video describing the work done by law clerks at the Supreme Court, focusing…


Supreme Court Haiku

One of the things Valentine's Day makes me think of is poetry.  That probably comes from the fact that my mom used to write us poems for…


The Press, the Public, and the U.S. Supreme Court

Tomorrow and Friday the Brigham Young University Law Review will put on a symposium titled, The Press, the Public, and the U.S. Supreme…


SCOTUS Words

Today I was directed to an interesting new website (thanks @GtwonLawLib) that allows you to see the frequency of words and phrases used by…


Supreme Court TV?

I'm sure you haven't missed much of President Obama's Health Care Law and its journey to the Supreme Court.  Most people are watching it…


First Monday

The Supreme Court began its Oct. 2011 term yesterday on the first Monday in October.  I recently blogged about my favorite Supreme Court…


SCOTUSblog Redesign

Recently the popular and extremely useful Supreme Court blog, SCOTUSblog, received some new enhancements as well as a new look.  More…


SCOTUS Stats

If you weren't one already, law school has a way of turning students into Supreme Court watchers.  Now that the most recent term is over,…


Dead Precedents

The ABA Journal had an interesting article last month discussing the Supreme Court's practice of stealth overruling.  This is a practice in…