SOURCE: New York Times
A Century-Long "Reign of Error" for SCOTUS Typo
by Adam Liptak
A typo placed in a preliminary slip opinion was formally corrected, but has been cited at least 14 times in cases concerning property rights, highlighting the problem that the Court's corrections often receive less attention than their announcements.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
The Obscure Case That Could Blow Up American Civil-Rights and Consumer-Protection Laws
Law professor Eduardo Peñalver argues that the case of Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid which challenges a 1975 California law allowing labor organizers limited access to private agricultural land to speak to workers, could apply a radical version of the "takings" doctrine to block many kinds of labor, consumer, and civil rights law.
SOURCE: Texas Monthly
Until 1968, a Married Texas Woman Couldn’t Own Property or Start a Business Without Her Husband’s Permission. This Dallas Attorney Changed That
Louise Raggio was the Texas attorney who pushed for the Marital Property Act of 1967 which legally allowed married women to take legal and financial actions without their husbands' permission (her prior legal career had been in technical violation of the law).
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