Professor Barry McDonald Quoted on Supreme Court Term Docket

Los Angeles Daily Journal

October 15, 2018  | 1 min read

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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