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5 February 2009

Supreme Court Cheat Sheet

Dan Himmelfarb quoted on several Supreme Court cases awaiting decision. To read the full article, click here.

  • In Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. v. US, he said “anytime there’s a change in the administration and a ruling comes out the way the party in power doesn’t like, they can go to the agency and say ‘change the regulation.’” 
  • In Caperton v. AT Massey Coal, he said “the states are saying, ‘we can handle this, you don’t need this bludgeon of a constitutional rule’ to enforce judicial independence.”
Forbes; February 5, 2009

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