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Religious Freedom: The Supreme Court Can Undo Confusion With Its Ruling On This WWI Memorial

For decades the Supreme Court has entangled itself in Establishment Clause decisions that have been, in the words of Alice in Wonderland, curiouser and curiouser. On Wednesday, it can leaven with clarity the confusion it has sown. X The First Amendment’s first words say, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.” The […]

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Is It Time To Bring Back Commercial Juries?

Corporate executives and their lawyers often complain about large jury awards against corporations. Almost always, they have in mind individuals or classes of individuals suing corporations. Increasingly, though, corporations are suing other corporations for large amounts of money, often involving intellectual property — patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. X The second largest verdict in […]