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Sunday, October 22, 2017

"Does Chief Justice Roberts fear gobbledygook? Or is that just baloney?" Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.
Posted at 07:16 PM by Howard Bashman

"Welty Gala: Toobin touches on Supreme Court, Trump tweets and journalism." Isabelle Altman has this front page article in today's edition of The Commercial Dispatch of Columbus, Mississippi.
Posted at 01:08 PM by Howard Bashman

"When Can Private Entities Censor Speech? Trump's pressure on the NFL to censor its players is a First Amendment issue." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 01:02 PM by Howard Bashman

Saturday, October 21, 2017

"Undocumented 17-Year-Old Must Delay Abortion, Court Rules": Christina Caron of The New York Times has this report.

And today's edition of The New York Times contains an editorial titled "Abortion Ideologues Subvert a Woman's Rights."
Posted at 11:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Arpaio Decision: When the World Is Extraordinary But the Law is Ordinary." Joshua Geltzer has this post at "Just Security."
Posted at 11:03 PM by Howard Bashman

"Originalism": Law professor Cass R. Sunstein has posted this paper on SSRN (via "Legal Theory Blog").
Posted at 10:58 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Government's Error Can Destroy Your Business: And, thanks to an appeals court ruling, you have little recourse." Law professor Stephen L. Carter has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 05:36 PM by Howard Bashman

"How Long Can The Courts Keep Donald Trump's Muslim Ban At Bay?" Sarah Aziza has this post at The Intercept.
Posted at 05:26 PM by Howard Bashman

"D.C. Circuit Review -- Reviewed: Broadcasts." Aaron Nielson has this post at the "Notice & Comment" blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.
Posted at 05:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"Sandy Hook Gun Case To Be Heard By Reconfigured Supreme Court": Dave Altimari of The Hartford Courant has an article that begins, "The high-profile legal appeal by families of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims who sued the manufacturer of the gun used in the 2012 massacre will be heard by a state Supreme Court panel that will include only three sitting full-time justices."
Posted at 05:18 PM by Howard Bashman

"Gorsuch: Civility doesn't mean suppressing disagreement." The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 05:12 PM by Howard Bashman

Friday, October 20, 2017

"Same Rules Apply: How a favorite conservative weapon during the Obama era should be used to block Trump's contraception mandate rewrite." Brianne Gorod has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 10:33 PM by Howard Bashman

"Hogan calls Peace Cross ruling 'outrageous,' vows to fight": John Fritze of The Baltimore Sun has this report.
Posted at 10:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court delays abortion for undocumented teen; gives government time to find her a sponsor": Maria Sacchetti and Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post have this report.

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that "Appeals court gives feds 11 days to find sponsor for illegal minor seeking abortion."

Brent Kendall and Laura Meckler of The Wall Street Journal report that "Trump Administration Can Block Teenage Illegal Immigrant's Abortion Till Oct. 31; Appeals court rules HHS should find a private sponsor for the girl so she can obtain the procedure."

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Court blocks undocumented teen's abortion -- for now."

Joseph Tanfani of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Appeals court delays abortion for immigrant held in federal detention."

Chuck Lindell of The Austin American-Statesman reports that "Appeals court ruling delays abortion for immigrant teen in Texas."

Jackie Wang of The Dallas Morning News reports that "Court rules a sponsor can take an unauthorized migrant teen in Texas to have an abortion."

Lawrence Hurley and Ian Simpson of Reuters report that "U.S. court blocks immigrant teen's bid to obtain abortion."

Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press reports that "DC court blocks for now immigrant teen's access to abortion."

Eric Levenson and Tal Kopan of report that "Court delays abortion for undocumented teen in detention."

Renuka Rayasam and Josh Gerstein of report that "Appeals court looks for compromise on abortion for undocumented minor; Ruling gives feds until Oct. 31 to find sponsor who can take teen out of custody."

Ema O'Connor of BuzzFeed News reports that "Court Orders More Delays For Undocumented Teenager Seeking An Abortion; A court ruling Friday will postpone the pregnant 17-year-old's request that the Trump administration allow her to get an abortion."

And Giulia Afiune and Claire Allbright of The Texas Tribune report that "Federal appeals court blocks undocumented teen's request for immediate abortion."

You can access today's order of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link and a dissenting opinion at this link.
Posted at 10:26 PM by Howard Bashman

"Prominent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights case": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:35 PM by Howard Bashman

"Immigrant's abortion case fosters lively court debate, no ruling yet": Chuck Lindell of The Austin American-Statesman has this report.

Giulia Afiune of The Texas Tribune reports that "Federal appeals court hears case of undocumented teen seeking abortion in Texas."

In commentary, The Los Angeles Times has an editorial titled "The U.S. government can't hold undocumented pregnant teens hostage when they want an abortion."

And online at The New York Times, columnist Michelle Goldberg has an essay titled "The Trump Administration's Power Over a Pregnant Girl."
Posted at 01:18 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judge denies Arpaio's motion to erase his criminal contempt conviction": Megan Cassidy of The Arizona Republic has this report.

Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star reports that "Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses bid to have his criminal record wiped clean."

And Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News reports that "Judge Refuses To Toss Out Joe Arpaio's Guilty Contempt Verdict After Trump's Pardon."
Posted at 11:18 AM by Howard Bashman

Access the live audio stream of this morning's D.C. Circuit oral argument in Garza v. Hargan: Via this link (Adobe flash required). Thanks to Fix the Court for making the request that resulted in this live audio feed.

In news coverage, Brent Kendall and Laura Meckler of The Wall Street Journal report that "Appeals Court to Review Case of Undocumented Teenager Seeking Abortion; Judge ordered Department of Health and Human Services to allow her to leave shelter to obtain procedure."
Posted at 09:52 AM by Howard Bashman

Thursday, October 19, 2017

"Judge won't wipe out guilty verdict for Arpaio; Trump pardon ends criminal case but won't 'revise historical facts,' court says": Josh Gerstein of has this report.
Posted at 09:57 PM by Howard Bashman

"Journalism's Broken Business Model Won't Be Solved by Billionaires": William D. Cohan has this important post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 09:44 PM by Howard Bashman

"Are the Emoluments Lawsuits Filed Against President Trump Dead?" Sheelah Kolhatkar has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 09:37 PM by Howard Bashman

"Has the Supreme Court Legalized Public Corruption? By making it harder to punish official misconduct, the justices risk damage to America's republican institutions." Matt Ford has this report online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 09:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"Originalism and Textualism in Action: Not Constraining and Not Neutral." Joseph Kimble has this post at "Dorf on Law."
Posted at 08:47 PM by Howard Bashman

"Amy Wax on Dissent and Disagreement at Penn Law": Federalist Society Penn Law has posted this video on YouTube.
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"My Student Guide to Judicial Clerkships": Josh Douglas has this post at "PrawfsBlawg."
Posted at 08:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"Guns, Constitutional Tests, and Games": Michael Dorf has this post at "Dorf on Law."
Posted at 08:27 PM by Howard Bashman

"Morrissey v. U.S. and the IRS's Hostility to Reproductive Choice": Tessa Davis has this post at "PrawfsBlawg."
Posted at 08:25 PM by Howard Bashman

"What to Do about SCOTUS Mistakes: A Not-So Modest Proposal." Eric Segall has this post at "Dorf on Law."
Posted at 08:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Perils of Statutory Interpretation": Tessa L. Dysart has this interesting post at the "Appellate Advocacy Blog."
Posted at 08:07 PM by Howard Bashman

"Will Trump DOJ side with disabled plaintiffs in ADA website suits?" Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 07:38 PM by Howard Bashman

"Appeals court to review judge's order allowing abortion for undocumented immigrant": Maria Sacchetti and Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post have this report.

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that "Judges halt ruling allowing illegal immigrant girl to get abortion."

Josh Gerstein of reports that "Appeals court temporarily halts order allowing abortion for teen immigration detainee; Acting with unusual haste, D.C. Circuit panel sets oral arguments for Friday."

And in commentary, online at Slate, Perry Grossman and Mark Joseph Stern have a jurisprudence essay titled "Trump's Dred Scott: In a case about the abortion rights of undocumented minors, the Department of Justice evokes the worst Supreme Court decision of all time."
Posted at 07:28 PM by Howard Bashman

"There's No Good Decision in the Next Big Data Privacy Case": Law professor Jennifer Daskal has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 04:53 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Posner Effect (With Help from Kirkland & Ellis)": Jenna Greene of The Am Law Litigation Daily has this report (subscription required for full access) discussing an opinion that Circuit Judge Frank H. Easterbrook issued Tuesday on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Posted at 04:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Retired Judge Posner Seeks to Help Pro Se Litigant": Melissa Heelan Stanzione of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
Posted at 04:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"A Case To Watch: Garza v. Hargan." At the "Take Care" blog, Leah Litman has a post that begins, "Tomorrow, the D.C. Circuit will apparently hear oral argument on the government's emergency motion to prevent an undocumented young woman from obtaining an abortion before it becomes too late for her to do so."
Posted at 04:35 PM by Howard Bashman

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