Section Newsletter Articles on U.S. Supreme Court

Should you seek admission to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America? By Khara Coleman Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, June 2017 There is no age requirement—admission is available to any lawyer admitted to practice in one of the United States, young or old. Each applicant must identify two sponsors who have already been admitted to the SCOTUS bar.
Our flag was still there By Daniel A. Cotter Bench and Bar, August 2013 The October 2012 Term of the United States Supreme Court has just wrapped up—A brief summary of the major decisions of the nation's highest Court.
Should the Supreme Court be televised? By Meghan Steinbeiss Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2012 It is not probable that we will ever see the full operations of the Supreme Court as the Justices hold the final vote in whether or not their activities will be televised.
Supreme Court grants arbitrators more power By Joshua Bailey Alternative Dispute Resolution, October 2010 Since Section 2 of the Federal Arbitration Act states that such clauses are “valid, irrevocable, and enforceable” without mentioning the validity of the agreement as a whole, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a challenge to the whole agreement must be decided by the arbitrator.
A true rightward turn? The current U.S. Supreme Court term and the 2008 elections By Tom Goldstein Human Rights, January 2008 Following the completion of the 2006 Term, liberal advocacy groups raised alarm about conservative rulings from the Supreme Court.