Tuesday, January 23, 2018
"Florida Supreme Court going live on Facebook": Karl Etters of The Tallahassee Democrat has this report.
Jeff Weiner of The Orlando Sentinel reports that "Florida Supreme Court to broadcast arguments on Facebook Live."
And Jane Musgrave of The Palm Beach Post reports that "Florida Supreme Court to air hearings on Facebook Live."
"Satanist argues her religious abortion-rights case before the Missouri Supreme Court": Max Londberg of The Kansas City Star has this report.
And Summer Ballentine of The Associated Press reports that "Satanic Temple member fights Missouri abortion restrictions."
"Brookhaven's 'Sexually Oriented Business' Case Reaches Supreme Court": Amy Kiley of 90.1 FM WABE in Atlanta has a report that begins, "The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear arguments Tuesday morning on whether it's constitutional for the city of Brookhaven to crack down on a store that sells 'sexual devices.'"
"U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal of protections for Alaska's bearded seals": Zaz Hollander of The Anchorage Daily News has this report.
Posted at 10:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear case of former Marquette professor John McAdams": Karen Herzog of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has an article that begins, "The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear a Marquette University case that may or may not be about the boundaries of academic freedom."
Posted at 10:16 PM by Howard Bashman
"Mich. Supreme Court chief justice suffers heart trouble": Michael Gerstein of The Detroit News has an article that begins, "Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman is facing undisclosed heart complications but should be back to work shortly, according to his family."
Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"Anthony Kennedy Can't Be Allowed to Die: We need the Supreme Court to swing from side to side, dispensing wins and losses to the left and the right." Michael Brendan Dougherty has this essay online at National Review.
Posted at 10:09 PM by Howard Bashman
"Michael B. Brennan -- Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit": Harsh Voruganti has this post at his blog, "The Vetting Room."
Posted at 08:09 PM by Howard Bashman
"Sen. John Cornyn says criticism is 'ridiculous' over his dinner with Justice Neil Gorsuch": Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report.
Posted at 07:52 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch talk civility and civics to Stockton University students": Claire Lowe of The Atlantic City Press has this report.
And David Porter of The Associated Press reports that "At college speech, Gorsuch stresses need for civil discourse."
"Neil Gorsuch Is a Terrible Writer: The Supreme Court justice's prose is exhausting to read and impossible to take seriously." Mark Joseph Stern has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 07:44 PM by Howard Bashman
"Trump releases 10th round of judicial nominees": Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report.
And Zoe Tillman of BuzzFeed News reports that "The White House Isn't Slowing Down On Judicial Nominations Following Last Year's Setbacks."
"U.S. appeals court decertifies class action in Hyundai fuel economy settlement": Tina Bellon and Jonathan Stempel of Reuters have this report on a ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 02:08 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Courts Take Aim at Partisan Gerrymandering": Jeffrey Toobin has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 02:03 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court agrees to speed up Trump's DACA appeal": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 01:54 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Invitation List": Adam Feldman has this post at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 01:48 PM by Howard Bashman
"If it stands, redistricting order means it's back to square one for Pa.'s Congressional map": Charles Thompson has this front page article in today's edition of The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
In today's edition of The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Steve Esack and Laura Olson have a front page article headlined "Court: Pennsylvania's congressional map is illegal and must be redrawn."
In today's edition of The New York Times, Michael Wines and Trip Gabriel have an article headlined "Pennsylvania Congressional District Map Is Ruled Unconstitutional."
In today's edition of The Washington Post, Amber Phillips reports that "Pennsylvania's Supreme Court just gave Democrats a big win on redistricting."
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Pennsylvania court orders new election map for its 18 House seats in a boost for Democrats."
Scott Calvert of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Pennsylvania's High Court Strikes Down Congressional Map; Justices give Republican-controlled legislature a deadline to submit new map."
Marc Levy of The Associated Press reports that "Pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries."
Joseph Ax of Reuters reports that "Pennsylvania court orders new congressional map due to gerrymandering."
Andrew M Harris and Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News report that "Pennsylvania's Supreme Court Orders Congressional Districts Redrawn."
Sam Levine of HuffPost reports that "Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down State's Congressional Map, Saying It Illegally Benefits GOP; Republicans had consistently received a 13-5 advantage in the state's congressional delegation since 2012."
Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News reports that "Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Congressional Map In Partisan Gerrymandering Case; The state court -- in a brief, two-page ruling -- ordered new congressional maps to be drawn over the next month."
Eric Bradner of CNN.com reports that "Court orders new Pennsylvania congressional district map, says it favored GOP."
Elena Schneider of Politico.com reports that "Dems poised to gain seats after court throws out Pa. congressional map; Several legal experts and GOP operatives said they don't expect the Supreme Court to intervene."
David A. Graham of The Atlantic has an article headlined "Has the Tide Turned Against Partisan Gerrymandering? The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday struck down the state's maps as too heavily biased toward Republicans, the latest ruling in a new and contentious battle over legislative districts."
And at Reason.com's "Hit & Run" blog, Eric Boehm has a post titled "Pennsylvania's Gerrymandered Districts Were Bad; Will Tossing Them Be Even Worse? The GOP-drawn districts are some of the worst gerrymandering in the country; But the state Supreme Court waded into ugly partisan politics by killing them."