Court Weighs Time Limits on Claims Against Government

Waging legal battle against Uncle Sam is always difficult, but could become more so if the U.S. Supreme Court agrees with arguments the Obama administration offered on Wednesday that certain tort claims against the government are barred forever.

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  • David Lat Channels Law Clerk Experience in 'Supreme Ambitions'

    By Tony Mauro

    In the specialized genre of U.S. Supreme Court fiction, a sub-category has developed in recent years that features law clerks. Now comes David Lat, managing editor of the Above the Law blog, with his first novel Supreme Ambitions, a thriller that captures the law clerk experience masterfully, with all its intensity, competitiveness, big-bucks allure and prestige.

  • At House Hearing, A New Look at Cameras in Court

    By Tony Mauro

    The long-running debate over camera access to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts will take a new turn Wednesday at a hearing scheduled before a House Judiciary subcommittee.

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