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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

"Professor Toby Heytens Named Virginia Solicitor General": Mary Wood of the University of Virginia School of Law has this report.
Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman


"Appeals court upholds vote count on Tennessee abortion measure Amendment 1": Anita Wadhwani of The Tennessean has this report.

And Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that "U.S. appeals court upholds Tennessee anti-abortion vote."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 10:22 PM by Howard Bashman



"Professor Aditya Bamzai To Make Debut at Supreme Court; Will Present Argument as Independent Amicus, In Rare Move by Justices": Mike Fox of the University of Virginia School of Law has this report.
Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court clears way for ranked-choice voting in city election": Tripp Stelnicki of The Santa Fe New Mexican has this report.

And T.S. Last and Mark Oswald of The Albuquerque Journal reports that "Supreme Court clears way for ranked-choice voting in Santa Fe."
Posted at 10:02 PM by Howard Bashman



"Justices Seem Ready to Back Driver of Rental Car in Privacy Case": Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that "Supreme Court looks for simple rules in complicated cases involving government searches."

Richard Wolf of USA Today has an article headlined "From heroin-laden rental cars to stolen motorcycles, justices find privacy rights."

Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Supreme Court Questions Breadth of Police Car-Search Rights; In Fourth Amendment cases, Justices express skepticism over expanding police officers' powers to allow searches of parked cars without a warrant."

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "U.S. top court considers putting brakes on police vehicle searches."

Jessice Gresko of The Associated Press reports that "Supreme Court takes the wheel in 2 cases of vehicle searches."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Mark Walsh has a post titled "A 'view' from the courtroom: Vehicle problems at the Supreme Court."

You can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Byrd v. United States, No. 16-1371.

And you can access at this link the transcript of today's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Collins v. Virginia, No. 16-1027.
Posted at 09:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"School integration case opens with Supreme Court justices grilling lawyers; State Supreme Court decision may define what constitutes an adequate education": Beena Raghavendran of The Minneapolis Star Tribune has this report.

And Josh Verges of The Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minnesota has an article headlined "Are segregated Twin Cities schools good enough? MN Supreme Court prepares to answer."
Posted at 09:22 PM by Howard Bashman



"Utah Supreme Court considers plight of two transgender people who want their IDs to reflect their 'actual reality'": Jennifer Dobner of The Salt Lake Tribune has this report.
Posted at 09:15 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court asked to recognize a Second Amendment right to sell guns": Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report.

And Angela Ruggiero of The East Bay Times reports that "US Supreme Court asked to review local gun shop case."
Posted at 09:10 PM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court to rule on state efforts to purge voters": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 09:05 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justice was served in GPS tracking case ... by accident: An odd decision on warrantless GPS tracking doesn't offer much clarity; Is this the future of an expanded Arizona Supreme Court?" Columnist Robert Robb has this essay online at The Arizona Republic.
Posted at 05:22 PM by Howard Bashman


"Looking Back to Make Sense of the Court's (Relatively) Light Workload": Adam Feldman has this post at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 04:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Surveillance Court Wants ACLU Standing Reviewed": Daniel Wilson of Law360.com has a report (subscription required for full access) that begins, "The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has asked a review panel to rule on whether it is legally allowed to consider the merits of the American Civil Liberties Union's request to fully unredact several declassified court opinions, after its judges recently split on the issue."

You can view at this link the order of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court certifying a question to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review.
Posted at 02:50 PM by Howard Bashman



"A Primer on the Merits Issues in ACLU v. Mattis (the U.S. Citizen Enemy Combatant Case)": Robert Chesney and Steve Vladeck have this blog post at "Lawfare."
Posted at 02:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Court to weigh if one parent has the right to use frozen embryos if the other objects": Ariana Eunjung Cha has this article in today's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:37 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court hears NM-Texas water dispute": Michael Coleman has this front page article in today's edition of The Albuquerque Journal.

You can access at this link the transcript of yesterday's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Texas v. New Mexico, No. 141 Orig.
Posted at 08:34 AM by Howard Bashman



"Justices reject 4 environmental cases": Amanda Reilly of Greenwire has this report.
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court hearing 2 vehicle search cases": Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 08:24 AM by Howard Bashman






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