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Democrats Attempt SCOTUS Filibuster

By: Haley Goode, 1L Layout Editor President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, finished a grueling four-day confirmation hearing process on Thursday, March 23. Despite Gorsuch’s ability to remain

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Trump Picks 10th Cir. Gorsuch for SCOTUS

By: Haley Goode, 1L Contributing Writer On February 1, 2017, President Trump nominated 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, filling the late Antonin Scalia’s

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Visits VMI and W&L Law

By: Brittany Vitner, 3L Staff Writer Hollie Webb, 2L Online Editor In 1996, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the Supreme Court’s majority opinion in United States v. Virginia, holding the

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Refusal to Replace Scalia Burdens Court

Daniel Carlisle, 1L Junior Editor After Justice Scalia’s death, there has been blatant partisan maneuvering in Washington. President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland in March to replace the late Justice

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Five Times the Notorious Ruth 13 Bader Ginsburg Blew Us All Away

By: Leslie Lewis, 1L Section Editor U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no problem flying solo in Supreme Court decisions. After twenty-three years on SCOTUS, she’s racked up

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SCOTUS Hears Important Cases

By: Hollie Webb, 1L Online Editor Throughout the past year, the Supreme Court has heard multiple cases on issues surrounded by controversy. Thanks to the current political climate, more and more

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Justice Scalia Leaves a Legacy

By: Jacob Thayer, 1L Contributing Writer Mock Convention provides an incredible experience for any politically motivated student. The New York Times and other news outlets watched anxiously to see who the

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R.B.G. Visiting Lexington in 2017

By: Yalda Godusi, 1L Staff Writer It was an early November morning when Dean Hellwig sent an email that rattled many inboxes and filled Sydney Lewis Hall with excitement. Justice Ruth