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Avraham Azrieli, Esq. is a member of the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C. Below are recent articles of interest about the Supreme Court.

 

Category: News
Title: Supreme Court Weighs Stripping Oklahoma Authority in Indian Territory
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Date: 11/27/2018
Publication link: Bloomberg News
Summary: “An unusual Oklahoma death penalty case at the U.S. Supreme Court left some justices worrying about what they said could be dramatic consequences for the state’s ability to prosecute crimes and collect taxes. …” CONTINUE READING
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Category: Commentary & Analysis
Title: Chief Justice Learns There’s No Compromising With Trump: Expect John Roberts to start looking for ways to curb executive overreach.
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Date: 11/26/2018
Publication link: Bloomberg News
Summary: “The Democratic House of Representatives isn’t the only branch of the U.S. government headed for a clash with President Donald Trump. The Supreme Court is, too. …” CONTINUE READING
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Category: Commentary & Analysis
Title: John Roberts counterpunches the counterpunching president
Author: Hugh Hewitt
Date: 11/24/2018
Publication link: Washington Post
Summary: Conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt delivers a punchy analysis in the ensuing war of words between Chief Justice Roberts and President Trump: “President Trump does not need, and should not pursue, a war of words with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. Both lead equal branches of government. Neither would benefit from ongoing anvil tossing, especially at a time when Trump has no attorney general who can command the respect and attention of the legal community. …” CONTINUE READING
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Category: News
Title: Rebuking Trump’s criticism of ‘Obama judge,’ Chief Justice Roberts defends judiciary as ‘independent’
Author: Robert Barnes
Date: 11/21/2018
Publication link: Washington Post
Summary: Justice Robert and President Trump argue federal judges’ impartiality: “The chief justice of the United States and the president of the United States engaged in an extraordinary war of words Wednesday over the independence of the federal judiciary, with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. issuing a rare rebuke of President Trump’s criticism of an “Obama judge” who ruled against the administration. …” CONTINUE READING
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Category: Commentary & Analysis
Title: Why Did Chief Justice John Roberts Decide to Speak Out Against Trump?
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Date: 11/21/2018
Publication link: New Yorker
Summary: “Read between the lines of Roberts’s statement, and he appears to be saying, “Not so fast, Mr. President. We are not your poodle.” After Trump’s riposte on Twitter, it is extremely unlikely that Roberts will make any further comments. But he has put down a marker. …” CONTINUE READING
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