Prof. Douglas Godfrey discusses Florida v. Jardines, a Fourth Amendment case and the second of two cases heard by the Court this week concerning drug-detecting police dogs.
The Court is expected to hear two cases this week dealing with the use of police dogs trained to detect drugs. Prof. Sanford Greenberg discusses the first of these cases, Florida v. Harris.
The Court will release the audio recording of the arguments in yesterday’s widely followed affirmative action case on Friday. Below, Profs. Carolyn Shapiro and Sheldon Nahmod discuss the arguments made by each side in this case.
Profs. Carolyn Shapiro and Sheldon Nahmod discuss this widely anticipated affirmative action case. You can also review documents and listen to the lower court oral arguments in this case here. Additionally, Prof. Nahmod has also previously blogged about affirmative action.
The Court’s very first argument of the 2012 term deals with one of America’s oldest laws. Prof. Bartram Brown discusses.
The Supreme Court officially kicks off its 2012 term on Monday. Prior to every session, the Marshal of the Court intones, “Oyez, oyez, oyez!” Below is one of the finest examples we’ve found.