Benjamin Barton, Helen and Charles Lockett Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee, has a piece at CNN about recent trends in the legal market, and why, though bad for many individual lawyers, these tre
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In “Rethinking Presumed Knowledge of the Law in the Regulatory Age,” Michael Cottone analyzes ignorantia legis, the doctrine th
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39. No freeman shall be taken or imprisoned or disseised or exiled or in any way destroyed, nor will we go upon him nor send upon him, except by the lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of the land.
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In the New York Times, Adam Liptak has a piece on the trend of Supreme Court opinions accepting and restating facts appearing in amicus briefing, some of which facts are later revealed to be erroneous or based on questionable studies: "Seeking Facts, Justices Settle for What Briefs Tell Them." This is a phenomenon that was heavily criticized by Justice Scalia in his dissent in Sykes v. United States, No. 09-11311 (2011):