De Novo: A Virginia Appellate Law Blog

De Novo: A Virginia Appellate Law Blog

Jay O’Keeffe practices with Johnson, Rosen & O’Keeffe LLC. in Roanoke, Virginia, where he splits his time between appellate and business litigation. read more

Tag Archives: Elena Kagan

Update: Audio from Citizens United Now Available

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As a follow-up to our earlier post, the audio from today’s historic oral argument in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission is now available on C-Span. Here’s the link. Further update: And here is the transcript, courtesy of PBS via our friends at SCOTUSblog. Dahlia Lithwick has a neat discussion of the argument at Slate.… Continue Reading

Early Release of Citizens United Audio from SCOTUS

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Here’s some exciting news: the Supreme Court will release the audio from Wednesday’s argument in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission “shortly after the conclusion of the argument.” SCOTUSblog has the scoop, as well as an argument preview. Citizens United is a major campaign-finance case with potentially serious constitution implications. You might remember it as the case about Hilary:… Continue Reading

In Case of Emergency, Break Glass Ceiling

Posted in Appellate Practice
Here is something so enormously cool that I had to share it: a piece from the latest issue of the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender called “Remarks Commemorating Celebration 55: The Women’s Leadership Summit.” Catchy title, I know, but bear with me. Celebration 55 was an alumnae event at Harvard Law School last fall, which celebrated… Continue Reading