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Persistence of the Confederate Narrative – Atlas Now Online

Volume 84 of the Tennessee Law Review features an article entitled “The Persistence of the Confederate Narrative” by Peggy Cooper Davis, Aderson Francois, and Colin Starger. The article has a special online Companion Atlas that you can find here.

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Fourth Amendment Atlas Now Available

Interested in Fourth Amendment doctrine? Check out this Fourth Amendment Doctrinal Atlas!

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CALI, Coding, and a Network Viewing Experiment

Last week I attended my first CALI conference — CALIcon16 at Georgia State University School of Law.  Props to the organizers for putting together such an excellent program! For those that don’t know already, CALI is the Center for Computer-Assisted … Continue reading

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The Big Picture: 2014 and 2015 Term Collections

Every year, a few Supreme Court cases make big headlines. Headline cases generally involve major constitutional issues or key disputes between actors on the socio-political stage or some other kind of drama that rivets the attention of the mainstream media. … Continue reading

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Grokking Welch

Who’d a thunk it? The Orioles have the best record in the American League and retroactivity is batting a thousand at the Supreme Court this Term. It’s all very surprising. This strange streak started back in January. In Montgomery v. … Continue reading

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Scalia’s Lament: Two Looks at Anti-Abortion Speech Doctrine

In 2014, the late Justice Scalia concurred in judgment in a case called McCullen v. Coakley. Judgment was in fact unanimous — invalidating under the First Amendment a Massachusetts law which criminalized standing on a public road or sidewalk within thirty-five … Continue reading

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Mapping Mistakes (of Law)

Last week, we launched our new online SCOTUS mapping tool and noted that we had also created collection of citation networks for every case decided in the Court’s 2014 Term. Today’s post introduce this network collection by examining just one of its … Continue reading

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New Online Mapping Tool Launches Today!

After months of hard work, we here at In Progress are proud to announce the launch of a new online Supreme Court doctrinal mapping tool. A collaboration between the SCOTUS Mapping Project at the University of Baltimore and Free Law Project, … Continue reading

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Conference Alert: Fate of Legal Scholarship March 31-April 1, 2016

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Citations Can Be Pretty

Baltimore these days gets dark early. Most of the trees have no leaves.  Rather than get depressed, In Progress counsels color. Enjoy a pretty citation network! (Click image to open full-sized version). And if you like your pictures moving, enjoy this GIF … Continue reading

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