Tennessee’s ‘Natural Meaning’ Law Faces Court Challenge

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Tennessee’s ‘Natural Meaning’ Law Faces Court Challenge

A new Tennessee law requires judges to interpret undefined words in the Tennessee Code by their “natural and ordinary meaning.” Four days after Republican Gov. Bill Haslam signed the legislation, it’s come under a legal challenge from same-sex couples concerned about how it would apply it to words such as “husband,” “wife,” “father,” “mother,” “woman” […]
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The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid authoritative analysis.
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LexisNexis Snaps Up Legal Tech Startup Ravel Law

When it comes to the future of lawyering, LexisNexis is doubling down on big data. The company took its latest step Thursday toward turning lawyers into data analysts with the acquisition of Ravel Law, a five-year-old San Francisco company that uses its technology to glean insights by mining millions of pages of legal documents. LexisNexis parent company RELX […]
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Justice Alito: ‘My Faith Gives Me an Answer’