The Volokh Conspiracy: Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decisions

Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists?; Nicholas Aroney and John Kincaid guest-blogging on “Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists””; Is ‘the language of the law’ a language?; Here come Trump’s judges: President to put forward more strong judicial nominees;
 
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Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists?
Many factors shape the jurisprudence of high courts in federal countries, including, among others, history, political parties, degree of constitutional non-centralization, ethnically or linguistically distinct constituent units, whether the federation is integrative or devolutionary, and whether it is based on multiple demoi or a single demos.
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Nicholas Aroney and John Kincaid guest-blogging on “Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists””
Australian legal scholar Nicholas Aroney and political scientist John Kincaid will be guest-blogging this week on their new edited volume, which assesses the role of judicial review in federal systems around the world.
 
Is ‘the language of the law’ a language?
I wanted to chime in to flag an alternative way of thinking about legal interpretive rules — as law, not language.
Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decisions
A misplaced drill bit, a police residency restriction and a rumination on the Second Amendment.
 
Here come Trump’s judges: President to put forward more strong judicial nominees
President Trump follows the confirmation of Justice Gorsuch with an impressive list of lower court nominees. Expect more to follow.
 
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