An inside look at Fisher

October 07, 2014 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

There’s a new book out on Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor.  I have not read the book, but PLF friend Josh Blackman has the scoop on an interesting story about the Fisher decision in the book. According to Blackman (via Nina Totenberg), the case was primed to be decided along they typical 5-4 split (actually 5-3 in this case … ...


City of Tulsa stuns residents by proclaiming it will follow the law – really

August 15, 2014 | By RALPH KASARDA

It must come as welcome news to Tulsa residents to learn that their city officials have finally decided to obey the Oklahoma Constitution.  In November 2012, Oklahoma voters passed an initiative that amended the state constitution by adding Article II, Section 36A.  That provision prohibits any instrumentality of the state from discriminating o ...