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Saturday, January 20, 2018

"The Ghost of Chae Chan Ping: A Chinese-exclusion case from the 1880s set a precedent that haunts the legal fight over Trump's travel ban." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman

"Slow Justice: What's Been Holding Up SCOTUS Opinions?" Kimberly Robinson has this post at the "US Law Week Blog."
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman

"An Awful Ruling From One of Trump's Worst Judicial Appointees: John K. Bush's opinion in Peffer v. Stephens will let the police ransack almost any suspect's home." Mark Joseph Stern has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

And at "The Volokh Conspiracy," Orin Kerr has a post titled "Peffer v. Stephens, on Probable Cause and Home Computer Searches: A computer search decision from a new Sixth Circuit judge, John Bush, has been generating some controversy; Let's take a look."

My earlier coverage of Wednesday's Sixth Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman

"Don't Fear the Clowns: Trump's most laughable judicial nominees aren't the ones we should be worried about." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 08:22 PM by Howard Bashman

"Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Legality of Current Trump Travel Ban; Case gives justices chance to resolve issues that have been hotly contested since Trump took office": Brent Kendall has this article in today's edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reports that "Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case."

And Ariane de Vogue of reports that "Supreme Court to hear travel ban 3.0 challenge in April."
Posted at 08:04 PM by Howard Bashman

"Judiciary Open During Government Shutdown": The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts issued this news release today.
Posted at 07:54 PM by Howard Bashman

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