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Water Splash: Reaction to the Oral Argument

Here is the transcript of the oral argument in the Water Splash case. Nothing in the transcript makes me want to revise the view I gave earlier this week about the likely outcome of the case. It still seems likely to me that the case will come out in the petitioner’s favor, and my best guess is that it’s a unanimous decision.
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Water Splash: My Prediction

Okay, one last thought on the Water Splash case, which is being argued tomorrow. My skill at prediction has proved poor again this year during the NCAA tournament, but maybe I can do a little better in predicting the outcome of this case. After all, there are at most nine possible vote totals in the case, while there are 9,223,372,036,854,775,808 possible basketball brackets!
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