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  •  Sorry no sale (0+ / 0-)

    It is indeed a distinction without a difference.

    •  No it isn't. (1+ / 0-)
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      It would be like if I said there's no difference between a denial of cert and a decision on the merits to uphold a lower-court decision. It sounds like a trivial distinction to a lay person (i.e., the study from the '90s that showed nearly half of all cert denials were incorrectly reported as merit decisions by the media) -- but it's very meaningful to those in the middle of it.

      Grew a mustache and a mullet / Got a job at Chick-Fil-A

      by cardinal on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 06:05:47 AM PDT

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