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I have the impression these people aren’t getting along, Part 2

It has been widely reported that, while Justice Ginsburg was reading a statement about her dissent in a sexual harassment case on Monday, Justice Alito, right there on the bench, was acting out like a school child.  A badly behaved school child.  The Washington Post describesAlito “visibly mocking” Ginsburg while she read her dissent:

Ginsburg, the […]

Justice Breyer on knowingly eating a cheese sandwich

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that a statute that enhances punishment for someone who, in the course of committing a crime, knowingly uses someone else’s identity, requires proof that the defendant knew the identity being used related to another actual person– e.g. knows that there was a person possessing the social security number […]