Weekly Roundup – April 23, 2014

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VIDEO: This week, the Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that could shape the future of TV broadcasting. Professor Ed Lee explains the issues in ABC v. Aereo

This week’s oral argument is not the first time the Supreme Court will decide on a First Amendment right to lie. Discover the last case in which the Court faced the issue (and how it might affect the current one) in the latest Drama in the Court post

Prof. Ed Lee analyzes the Aereo case and predicts a winner

The Court ruled this week that Michigan’s voter ban on affirmative action is constitutional. Learn about what the divided Court said

Most other English-speaking countries allow cameras in their Supreme Courts. One writer argues SCOTUS should do the same

Is it a crime to knowingly publish false statements about political candidates? The Supreme Court heard argument this week

Regardless of how much the Justices understand the technology, Scalia and Ginsburg predict they will have to decide on the constitutionality of government data collection

The Court will not hear Exxon’s appeal in water pollution case, leaving ruling against them intact

Justice Stevens’s Prescription for ‘Giant Step in Wrong Direction’

Supreme Court to review Jerusalem birthplace law

Schuette opinion

Navarette opinion

Take a look at some important university affirmative action Supreme Court cases over the last 35 years, including this week’s Schuette

Justice Sotomayor spoke from the bench for the first time, gave voice to experiences with affirmative action

Supreme Court Discussion in Aereo: At Least the Justices Recognize The Harm They Might Do, via Tech Dirt

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