Ya don’t say!
I just realized that Seth Abramson has ~875k followers, and Lin Wood has ~863k followers.— Scott Greenfield (@ScottGreenfield) December 26, 2020
I now appreciate why the web's vast access to sound legal knowledge has been such a miserable failure. You don't want to know law, but want your inane legal beliefs validated.
1/3: There’s a memo circulating in crazy-town (to which I won’t link) about how Trump can overcome the standing defect in TX v. PA simply by having the *United States* bring the same suit in #SCOTUS’s original jurisdiction, which would “force” the Court to reach the merits. Nope:— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) December 26, 2020
And then there are those who rely on legal advice from licensed lawyers.
3/3: And once the case is properly in the lower courts, there’s still the myriad *other* procedural & substantive defects in Texas’s claims—which don’t miraculously go away just because the federal government is suing.— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) December 26, 2020
In short, this another, tiresome nothing-burger. It’s over.
Although some still refuse to .
There’s only one case in which #SCOTUS said there was no standing—the Texas suit against four states, in which it was exactly right.— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) December 26, 2020
It’s denied emergency relief in other election-related cases almost certainly because—like *every* lower court—it has found them to be meritless. pic.twitter.com/kFXeod5Apr