Blueprint LSAT Blog: Supreme Court Rulings

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Three Days and Several Lawsuits into the 2020 Presidential Election

As we inch towards a victor in the 2020 presidential election, it appears that President Trump may be well-advised to make a last-minute attempt to hire Green Bay Packers quarterback, and longtime aspirational law student, Aaron Rodgers.  Why? Because President Trump is gearing up for some serious Hail Marys. Behind in some key swing states

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Supreme Court Round Up!

The Supreme Court has been on quite a tear lately, rifling off several important decision. This post is going to summarize some of the major cases. At the very least, getting a lay of the legal landscape will allow law school-bound students to sound somewhat informed heading into the semester. 1. Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado

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Evenwel v. Abbott: One Person, One Vote

On Monday, the Supreme Court handed down a voting rights decision that was surprising for its unanimity from a Court that has been bitterly divided on voting rights recently. At issue in Evenwel v. Abbott was whether states were constitutionally required to ignore those not eligible to vote when apportioning state legislative districts. Federal Congressional

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Cliffs Notes: Supreme Court Edition

If you’ve been living under a rock for the last week (or have somehow managed to avoid social media completely), you might not know that the Supreme Court has made some extremely important decisions. Or, perhaps you’ve been inundated with countless, unsolicited opinions on those decisions. Worry not about sounding uninformed in front of your

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3 Supreme Court Rulings That Should Interest Future Lawyers

The Supreme Court is set to rule on a slew of big cases this week before ending its current term. Because these rulings—and the justices’ accompanying opinions—represent the most influential and important issues in the legal world, prospective law students would benefit from understanding the matters at hand. This time around, the court is addressing

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SCOTUS 2013 – A Retrospective

With 2013 almost behind us, we bring you some of the more interesting Supreme Court decisions of the year. United States v. Windsor In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court held that same-sex spouses are entitled to the same federal benefits as heterosexual spouses in states that allow same-sex marriage. Writing for the majority, Justice

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Recapping the Supreme Court’s Banner Week

It was a pretty big week for the Supreme Court. And, as they say, cases with far-reaching consequences make strange bedfellows. You’ve all read about the cases, but what really happened, and why was it important? Let’s look at Windsor/Perry, Shelby Co. v. Holder, and Perry v. Texas. US v. Windsor/Hollingsworth v. Perry In two

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The Best and Worst Supreme Court Cases of 2012

2012 is coming to a close, which means another year of Supreme Court cases has come and gone. There were ups, there were downs, and there were some head-scratchers. And, since the editorial overlords here at Most Strongly Supported think my law degree qualifies me to write on this topic*, here I am. Without a

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