Wednesday round-up

Commentary on last week’s decision in Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar, in which the Court upheld a Florida rule that prohibits candidates for judgeships from personally soliciting campaign contributions, comes from Steven Mazie for The Economist (subscription or registration required) and Burt Neuborne at ACSblog.

Ronald Mann covered Monday’s decision in Bullard v. Blue Hill Bank, holding that a debtor cannot immediately appeal a bankruptcy court’s order denying approval of his proposed repayment plan, for this blog.
Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports on (among other things) a recent speech by retired Justice John Paul Stevens, who “said Guantanamo detainees abused or held for years after they were cleared for transfer should receive reparations from the U.S. government and urged a change in the law that would allow prisoners to sue for damages while shielding officials from personal liability.”
At Hamilton

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