In case you missed it, the video of judicial nominee Matthew Peterson getting roasted during the Senate confirmation hearing — for not trying any court cases to a verdict, not knowing what a motion in limine is, not knowing what the Daubert standard is — went semi-“viral” over the last few days. The nominee at the center of the questioning has since dropped out.
The Supreme Court’s new term, which just started on Monday, is going to be marked by several extremely important cases. If you’re interested in the law, these should provide a lot of food for thought. This post is going to run through some of the cases coming up to the Court.