Weekly Roundup – April 3, 2014

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The McCutcheon opinion

Learn the facts behind the McCutcheon case from Professor Carolyn Shapiro

Viewpoint bias or safety bias? The High Court heard argument on a case against Secret Service agents from anti-Bush protesters

Transcripts and audio for oral argument in the Hobby Lobby case are available on Oyez

Once again, Justice Kennedy appears to be the Court’s swing vote in a headlining case. What might he say if he writes the majority opinion for Hobby Lobby?

It’s not just the rule against cameras in the courtroom – the Supreme Court justices themselves keep up an air of secrecy; Kenneth Jost asks why

If you get laid off, your severance package is not tax-exempt, says the Supreme Court

Aereo: Yes, we’re a Rube Goldberg device. And we’re proud of it

The Canadian Supreme Court just rejected its newest member. Guest blogger Professor Sarah Harding explains the recent high court drama across the border

The Court considered patent protections for software – Lawrence Hurley reports

The Court declined to hear new contraception cases

The Court seemed to want to walk a fine line in oral arguments about patenting software

Happy 64th birthday to Justice Alito!

Does ripping off Target with stolen checks also count as bank fraud? The Supreme Court will decide

“WiFi sniffing” via Google may find itself in the hands of SCOTUS

Watch the live webcast of the First Annual Justice Stephen Breyer Lecture on International Law, 4/3 at 2:00 PM EDT

What was it like being in the courtroom for the McCutcheon opinion?

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