Professor Barry McDonald Quoted on Supreme Court Term Docket - Los Angeles Daily Journal
October 12, 2018 | Professor Barry P. McDonald was quoted in the recent Los Angeles Daily Journal article, "After nasty confirmation
battle, Kavanaugh begins Supreme Court term with mundane docket." The article considers
the first cases to be heard by newly-confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh during the
second week of oral arguments at the Supreme Court, which are three cases regarding
the statutory language of the Armed Career Criminal Act.
Excerpt from the Daily Journal:
"In a typical term, anywhere from 80 to 85 percent of the cases the court hears are pretty routine, matters of statutory interpretation and the like," said Pepperdine School of Law professor Barry P. McDonald. "Frankly, they're pretty tedious."
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