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For Constitution Daily, Scott Bomboy reports that in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, “[a] divided Supreme Court said on Monday that a Colorado baker and cake artist was wrongly censored by the state of Colorado for refusing to make a cake for a...

The petition of the day is: Return Mail Inc. v. United States Postal Service 17-1594 Issues: (1) Whether the government is a “person” who may petition to institute review proceedings under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act; and (2) whether an action under 28 U.S.C. § 1498(a) for the...

What could have been one of the most significant cases of the term turned out to be a very narrow decision of import mainly to federal defendants and criminal lawyers. The court granted certiorari on two separate questions relating to the meaning and viability of...