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Juarez v. People of the State of Colorado: Is “Probably” Sufficient to Satisfy a Defense Attorney’s Duty to Give Clear Advice in the Face of Deportation?

 

 

JAE LYNN HUCKABA–One decade later, the major constitutional victory for noncitizens in Padilla v. Kentucky could be completely eroded by one Supreme Court decision. On July 30, 2020, the Harvard Law School Crimmigration Clinic filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court to review the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision in […]

 

 

United States v. Google LLC: Cracking Down on Big Tech

 

 

DANIELA CARRERAS—The United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and eleven state attorneys general filed a civil antitrust lawsuit on October 20 against Google, arguing the tech giant engaged in exclusionary conduct to preserve its monopoly in the search and search advertising markets. This high-profile case is the biggest tech antitrust lawsuit that the government has […]

 

 

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Juarez v. People of the State of Colorado: Is “Probably” Sufficient to Satisfy a Defense Attorney’s Duty to Give Clear Advice in the Face of Deportation?

 

 

JAE LYNN HUCKABA–One decade later, the major constitutional victory for noncitizens in Padilla v. Kentucky could be completely eroded by one Supreme Court decision. On July 30, 2020, the Harvard Law School Crimmigration Clinic filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court to review the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision in […]

 

 

Carney v. Adams: SCOTUS Considers Political Balance in Delaware Courts While the Nation Debates Politicization of Supreme Court Justice Nominations

 

 

JOSE I. ORTEGA—On October 5, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court began its term by hearing telephonic oral arguments for Carney v. Adams, a case that considers bipartisanship in the Delaware courts. At the time, only eight justices sat on the bench, following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg barely three weeks prior. Meanwhile, members […]

 

 

United States v. Google LLC: Cracking Down on Big Tech

 

 

DANIELA CARRERAS—The United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and eleven state attorneys general filed a civil antitrust lawsuit on October 20 against Google, arguing the tech giant engaged in exclusionary conduct to preserve its monopoly in the search and search advertising markets. This high-profile case is the biggest tech antitrust lawsuit that the government has […]

 

 

Fulton v. City of Philadelphia: LGBTQ Rights and Religious Freedom in the Wake of Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation

 

 

TORI SIMKOVIC—The battle between LGBTQ rights and religious freedom continues in the United States Supreme Court. On November 4, the Court will hear oral arguments in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case that will determine whether private agencies that receive tax-payer funding can claim religious freedom justifies discrimination against same-sex couples. For years, the […]

 

 

House Report on Competition in Digital Markets: Are Big Changes Coming to Big Tech?

 

 

ASHLEY PARSONS—In June of 2019, the House Judiciary Committee commenced its investigation into the four tech giants: Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. This is the first time since the late 1990s, when Microsoft stood trial for antitrust charges, that the Committee has carefully examined the monopoly power of big tech. After 16 months of investigations […]

 

 

Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid: The Fight Against Unsolicited Robotexts

 

 

ALEX ENGLANDER—A multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit and its potential industry-altering effects now depend upon the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the placement of a single comma. The Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid on December 8, 2020. The case concerns arguably one of the most annoying modern-day nuisances: robocalling and […]

 

 

Tanzin v. Tanvir: Rethinking Relief under RFRA

 

 

MIRA HAQQANI—In October, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Tanzin v. Tanvir, a case involving statutory interpretation that could have a colossal impact on law enforcement accountability and religious liberty. The plaintiffs in the case, including Muhammad Tanvir, are either citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States, and each is a […]

 

 

 

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