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Thursday, January 11, 2018

"The Women the Abortion War Leaves Out": Law professor Michelle Oberman has this essay online at The New York Times.
Posted at 09:52 PM by Howard Bashman

"Are bag bans legal? Texas Supreme Court will decide." Chuck Lindell of The Austin American-Statesman has this report.

And Paul Cobler of The Texas Tribune reports that "Texas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in plastic bag ban case."
Posted at 09:07 PM by Howard Bashman

"U.S. Supreme Court denies petition of man convicted of pushing his wife off cliff to her death in Rocky Mountain National Park; Harold Henthorn, convicted of murder in 2015, is serving a life sentence": Kieran Nicholson of The Denver Post has this report.
Posted at 09:00 PM by Howard Bashman

"Justices of the Virginia Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned an appeal from Franklin County man convicted of violating Virginia's anti-noose law": Frank Green of The Richmond Times-Dispatch has this report.

And Neil Harvey of The Roanoke Times reports that "State Supreme Court hears arguments in Franklin County noose case."
Posted at 08:57 PM by Howard Bashman

"Case Law": Law professor Adam Steinman has posted this interesting article on SSRN.
Posted at 05:34 PM by Howard Bashman

"Husted v. Philip Randolph Institute: Ohio's legal justification for its massive voter purge is complete gobbledygook." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 05:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"University Tax Flunks the First Amendment Test: The levy on investment income overwhelmingly targets liberal institutions; The key to overturning it will be convincing the courts." Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 05:26 PM by Howard Bashman

"Louis Vuitton spared from fee-shifting in 'obvious' parody case; appeal expected": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 05:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Post-Katrina Legal Storm Was Trump Nominee Engelhardt's 'Odyssey'": Patrick L. Gregory of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
Posted at 03:54 PM by Howard Bashman

"Amicus Brief Cites Ferris Bueller to Great Effect": Kevin Underhill has this post at his blog, "Lowering the Bar."
Posted at 03:50 PM by Howard Bashman

"Full-court press: Donald Trump's judicial appointments may prove his most enduring legacy; Everything else could in theory be reversed; His effect on the law will be profound." The Economist magazine has this report.
Posted at 03:42 PM by Howard Bashman

"Deferring Democracy: What the DACA Ruling Means." Mark Pulliam has this essay online at American Greatness.
Posted at 03:38 PM by Howard Bashman

"Precedent, Three-Judge District Courts, and the Law of Democracy": Law professors Joshua A. Douglas and Michael E. Solimine have posted this article on SSRN.
Posted at 03:32 PM by Howard Bashman

"Searching for Scalia in 2018: Measuring the 'Scalia-Ness' of President Trump's Supreme Court Shortlist": Law professor Jeremy Kidd and Ryan D. Walters have posted this fully revised paper on SSRN.
Posted at 03:27 PM by Howard Bashman

"Another Undocumented Teen Says The Trump Administration Is Blocking Her From Getting An Abortion": Ema O'Connor of BuzzFeed News has this report.
Posted at 03:12 PM by Howard Bashman

"Prominent Supreme Court Lawyer Jumps From Kirkland & Ellis To Quinn Emanuel; The latest notable hire by the ever-expanding Quinn Emanuel -- and probably not a move motivated by money": David Lat has this post at "Above the Law."
Posted at 03:02 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judge Alsup's 'Flawed Legal Premise'": Josh Blackman has this post at the "Lawfare" blog.
Posted at 12:46 PM by Howard Bashman

"The Case for Partisan Judicial Elections": The Federalist Society has posted online this paper by professor Chris W. Bonneau.
Posted at 12:44 PM by Howard Bashman

"Texas's More Honest Take On Garza v. Hargan": Leah Litman has this post at the "Take Care" blog.
Posted at 12:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"Symposium at UVA Law to Explore Legal Legacy of Loving; Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky To Deliver Keynote": Mike Fox of the University of Virginia School of Law has this report.
Posted at 12:38 PM by Howard Bashman

"The State of Play on Partisan Gerrymandering Cases at the Supreme Court": Rick Hasen has this post at his "Election Law Blog."
Posted at 11:44 AM by Howard Bashman

"How an obscure SCOTUS employment ruling put the brakes on DACA rollback": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 09:22 AM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court Weighs Purge of Ohio Voting Rolls": Adam Liptak has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.

In today's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports that "Supreme Court seems skeptical of blocking Ohio law that removes voters from rolls."

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Supreme Court justices appear divided over Ohio rule to remove people from rolls who don't vote."

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "The right to vote -- or not vote -- divides Supreme Court."

Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Ohio's Trimming of Voter Rolls; Justices divided over the state's method of disqualifying citizens from voting."

Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reports that "Supreme Court debates deletion of names off Ohio's voter rolls; Activists argue state pulling trigger too fast."

In today's edition of The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch, Jack Torry and Jessica Wehrman have a front page article headlined "Justices appear split on Ohio voter-purge case."

Sabrina Eaton of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that "U.S. Supreme Court weighs legality of Ohio's voter removal procedure."

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that "Supreme Court appears sympathetic to Ohio voter purge effort."

Andrew Chung of Reuters reports that "Divided Supreme Court may allow Ohio voter purge policy."

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Voter-Purge Efforts Get Support at U.S. High Court Session."

Ariane de Vogue of reports that "Supreme Court struggles with Ohio voter roll case."

Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News reports that "Justices Appear Likely To Uphold Ohio's System For Removing Voters From The Rolls."

And on yesterday evening's broadcast of NPR's "All Things Considered," Nina Totenberg had an audio segment titled "Supreme Court Appears Divided Over Ohio's 'Use-It Or Lose-It' Voter Registration Rule."

You can access at this link the transcript of yesterday's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute, No. 16-980.
Posted at 09:20 AM by Howard Bashman

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