Challenge to the FTC’s Disgorgement Authority to be Heard by Supreme Court

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The 2018 Supreme Court Term in Review

Two of the nation’s leading U.S. Supreme Court practitioners discuss the cases before the Court for the 2018 term.

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Supreme Court Cases on Bankruptcy (2018)

This course discusses several Supreme Court on bankruptcy and tax issues from the 2018 term. It covers the holdings, how they will be applied, and what effect they will have on the states going forward. These cases include: Franchise Tax Board of Ca. v. Hyatt (No. 17-1299), Mission Product Holdings Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC (No. 17-1657), Taggart v. Lorenzen (No. 18-489), and Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP (No. 17-1307).

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Knick v. Township of Scott

Two experts in takings law discuss the Supreme Court’s decision in Knick v. Township of Scott. Likely the most important takings ruling in more than a decade, Knick overruled Williamson County and held that property owners may bring takings claims against state and local governments directly to federal court, without having to first secure just compensation under state law in state court.

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Timbs v. Indiana: Fines and Forfeitures

In this course, NAAG’s Supreme Court counsel explains Timbs v. Indiana, and an attorney advisor for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Money Laundering & Asset Recovery Section explains how the Excessive Fines analysis has been applied to federal forfeitures.

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U.S. Supreme Court Brief Writing Style Guide

There are few tasks more daunting to a lawyer than being asked to write, for the first time, a U.S. Supreme Court brief.

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NAAG Announces Winners of 2020 Supreme Court Best Brief Awards

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How To Write a Successful Brief In Opposition: A Guide For State Lawyers

An overview of the procedures and strategies applicable to the Supreme Court briefs in opposition process.

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NAAG Announces Winners of 2019 Supreme Court Best Brief Awards

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How to Write a Successful Cert Petition: A Guide for State Lawyers

Writing cert petitions is a challenge, in no small part because they are so different from ordinary appellate briefs that focus on the merits.

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