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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

"Georgia scores a court win over Florida in water war": Greg Bluestein of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has an article that begins, "Georgia notched a victory in a long-running legal dispute with Florida on Tuesday when a judicial official urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject strict new water consumption limits that Georgia said would have struck a devastating blow to the state's economy."

Update: You can view the Report of the Special Master online at this link.
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"Anthony Kennedy worries that civic discourse has become too 'hostile' and 'divisive'": Alexei Koseff of The Sacramento Bee has this report.
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"Appeals court won't re-hear the 'dusky gopher frog' case": Kevin McGill of The Associated Press has this report on an order denying rehearing en banc by an 8-to-6 vote, and the dissent therefrom, that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued yesterday.
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"Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to speak to Utah lawyers this summer": Brennan Smith of The Salt Lake Tribune has this report.
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"Feds urge Supreme Court to turn down Menendez appeal in bribery case": Ryan Hutchins of Politico.com has this report.
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"How Donald Trump Could Pressure the Supreme Court: Conventional wisdom says that FDR's attempts to bend the judiciary to his will backfired; The truth is more complicated." Joshua Zeitz has this essay online at Politico Magazine.
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"Justice Alito Declares 'Carbon Dioxide Is Not a Pollutant' in a Candid, Confused Speech": Mark Joseph Stern has this essay online at Slate.
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"The Ninth Circuit's Contrived Comedy of Errors in Washington v. Trump: Part II." Josh Blackman has this post today at the "Lawfare" blog.
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"Is Trump finished?" Eric Posner has this blog post today.
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"Supreme Court Justice Breyer talks art -- in French": The Associated Press has this report.
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"Federal judge wins $5,000 prize for book 'Waging War'": The Associated Press has this report.

And a related news release can be accessed here.
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"Neil Gorsuch Has Gay Friends. Who Cares?" Mark Joseph Stern has this essay online at Slate.
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"Good Behaviour #2: 'Disheartening and Demoralizing.'" "First Mondays" posted this new podcast episode yesterday.
Posted at 10:24 AM by Howard Bashman


"Increased Senate Partisanship Threatens Future of US Supreme Court": This month's installment of my "Upon Further Review" column appears in today's edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia's daily newspaper for lawyers.
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"After block of Trump travel ban, Washington Solicitor General Noah Purcell adjusts to spotlight; The ideals of Washington state Solicitor General Noah Purcell, who helped bring a halt to President Trump's travel ban, were formed by a diverse community in the heart of Seattle": Evan Bush of The Seattle Times has this report.
Posted at 09:58 AM by Howard Bashman


"Older Judges and Vacant Seats Give Trump Huge Power to Shape American Courts": Josh Katz has this post today at "The Upshot" blog of The New York Times.
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