Gavel Grab

Friday Gavel Grab Briefs

In these other dispatches about fair and impartial courts:

  • Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor talked about iCivics, a Web-based education project that she launched, in an interview with the Washington Post.
  • Ari Berman wrote a commentary in The Nation entitled, “Why the Supreme Court matters,” and law professor Geoffrey R. Stone of the University of Chicago wrote a Chicago Tribune commentary entitled, “When is judicial activism appropriate?”
  • A proposed constitutional amendment to require that judges use orginalist interpretation of law and the constitution was approved by a Missouri Senate committee, according to Gavel to Gavel, a publication of the National Center for State Courts. It is a JAS partner group.

 

 

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