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Saturday, February 13, 2016

"Antonin Scalia, Conservative Legal Giant": Columnist Ross Douthat has this essay online at The New York Times.

And online at The New York Times Magazine, Emily Bazelon has an essay titled "Scalia's Supreme Court Seat and the Next Frontier in Political Hardball."
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"Asian-American judges among Obama's options as he seeks to replace Scalia": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
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"Justice Scalia's Outsized Legacy: A passionate, complex conservative, Scalia forever changed how Americans think about original intent; Both liberals and conservatives now play by Scalia's rules." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.
Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman




"Justice Scalia Came Close to Greatness": Online at Bloomberg View, law professor Noah Feldman has an essay that begins, "Antonin Scalia will go down as one of the greatest justices in U.S. Supreme Court history -- and one of the worst."
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"What Made Antonin Scalia a Great Writer: The novelty of his language, his use of metaphor, and his wicked sense of humor." Yury Kapgan has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
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"Antonin Scalia Brought the Court to Him: His transformational tenure made originalism the rule by which every justice had to live." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
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"Antonin Scalia Will Be Remembered as One of the Greats: Future Americans will view him as one of the greatest Supreme Court justices rather than an arch-conservative." Mark Joseph Stern has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate, along with a jurisprudence essay titled "Scalia's Liberal Streak: The conservative justice's most brilliant -- and surprisingly progressive -- moments on the bench."
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"Obama to Nominate Scalia Replacement Over Republicans' Objections": Mark Landler of The New York Times has this report.
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"Battle Begins Over Naming Next Justice": Peter Baker of The New York Times has this news analysis.

And the newspaper has also published an editorial titled "Justice Antonin Scalia's Supreme Court Legacy."
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"Scalia's death set to affect court's rulings in current term": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
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"Scalia's Death Undercuts Conservative Hopes on Unions, Abortion": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "Scalia death sparks election-year fight over filling vacancy."
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"Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
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"Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies At 79; Control of the nation's top court now hangs in the balance": Sam Levine of The Huffington Post has this report.

And Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post reports that "Justice Scalia's death increases urgency of social issues in 2016 race."
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"Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court justice, dies at 79": Jamie Gangel, Ariane de Vogue, Evan Perez, and Kevin Bohn of CNN.com have this report.

Stephen Collinson of CNN.com reports that "Justice Antonin Scalia's death quickly sparks political battle."

And law professor Richard Lazarus has an essay titled "How Justice Scalia transformed court" at CNN.com.
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"McConnell: Next president should choose Scalia's successor." Curtis Tate of McClatchy DC has this report.
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"Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dead at 79; Reagan appointee was conservative fixture during three decades on the high court": Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report. You can freely access the full text of the article via Google.
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"Nominations to Supreme Court in Election Year with Divided and Unified Governments": Josh Blackman has this post at his blog.
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"Justice Scalia's Death and Implications for the 2016 Election, the Supreme Court and the Nation": Rick Hasen has this post at his "Election Law Blog."
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"Antonin Scalia, Conservative High Court Justice, Dies at 79": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
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"U.S. Justice Scalia, conservative icon, dead at 79": Joan Biskupic and Lawrence Hurley of Reuters have this report.
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"The Simply Breathtaking Consequences Of Justice Scalia's Death": Ian Millhiser has this post at ThinkProgress.
Posted at 08:09 PM by Howard Bashman




"Judiciary panel chair: Wait on Court until after election." Lyle Denniston has this post at "SCOTUSblog."

And Tom Goldstein has a post titled "What happens to this Term's close cases?"
Posted at 08:06 PM by Howard Bashman




"Scalia's death plunges court, national politics into turmoil": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.
Posted at 08:02 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.

And Josh Gerstein of Politico.com reports that "Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79; Obama is expected to face fierce resistance to any nominee to replace the conservative justice."
Posted at 05:50 PM by Howard Bashman




"First reactions on the passing of Justice Scalia": Tom Goldstein has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
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"Justice Antonin Scalia, Who Led a Conservative Renaissance on the Supreme Court, Is Dead at 79": Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Nina Totenberg of NPR reports that "Justice Antonin Scalia, Known For Biting Dissents, Dies At 79."

And The Hill reports that "Justice Antonin Scalia dead."
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"Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died": David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Susan Page and Richard Wolf of USA Today report that "Justice Scalia found dead at Texas ranch."

The Associated Press reports that "US Marshall's Service confirms that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is dead at 79."

And Chris Geidner and David Mack of BuzzFeed News report that "Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Has Died; The conservative figure was the current court's longest serving justice."
Posted at 05:30 PM by Howard Bashman




BREAKING NEWS -- "Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch": Gary Martin of The San Antonio Express-News has this report.

Julie Fancher of The Dallas Morning News has a blog post titled "Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia reported dead."

Martin Pengelly and Ben Jacobs of The Guardian (UK) report that "Supreme court justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79; Texas governor confirms supreme court justice found dead at ranch; Local reports say Scalia died at ranch after day's hunting."
Posted at 05:17 PM by Howard Bashman




"Uber's First Amendment Argument": Erica Goldberg has this post at her "In A Crowded Theater" blog.
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"Pee-wee's Big Comeback: After disappearing for nearly three decades, Paul Reubens's subversive alter ego returns -- and seems more radical than ever." Jonah Weiner has this article in tomorrow's edition of The New York Times Magazine.

This blog's earlier related coverage can be accessed here and here.
Posted at 03:38 PM by Howard Bashman




"'Notorious RBG': A conversation with US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg." Earlier this month, the European University Institute posted this video online at YouTube, along with a separate video titled "EUI Interviews: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on women's rights today."
Posted at 03:14 PM by Howard Bashman




"Constitutional history shows Cruz ineligible for White House": Sol Wachtler has this essay online at Newsday.
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"Justice Sotomayor Says 'There Is a Place, I Think, for Jury Nullification'; The former 2nd Circuit judge suggests that court was wrong to categorically reject a jury's right to acquit a guilty defendant": Jacob Sullum has this post at Reason.com's "Hit & Run" blog.
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"Judge's legacy will live on in Oklahoma City's federal courthouse": Kyle Schwab of The Oklahoman has an article that begins, "Gentry Holloway said she feels blessed knowing that her father's legacy as an appellate judge will live on by having the Oklahoma City federal courthouse named after him."
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Friday, February 12, 2016

"10 years after, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito makes his case": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
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"Constitution Check: Will a Sanders 'political revolution' overthrow Citizens United?" Lyle Denniston has this post at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 01:54 PM by Howard Bashman




"Kane gets 2 weeks to give ethics board Justice Eakin emails": The Associated Press has this report.
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"Judge SLAPPs down defamation suit filed by Larry Klayman and 9/11 ally": Michael Doyle of McClatchy Washington Bureau had this article back in April 2014.

Today, a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued this opinion affirming on other grounds the lawsuit's dismissal.
Posted at 01:46 PM by Howard Bashman




"Lexmark Wins Closely-Watched Patent Case on Refurbished Products": Susan Decker of Bloomberg News has this report.

And Reuters reports that "Printer maker Lexmark wins patent case against cartridge reseller."

You can access today's en banc ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit at this link.
Posted at 01:34 PM by Howard Bashman




Thursday, February 11, 2016

"2016 Henry J. Miller Lecture: Supreme Court Transparency." The video of today's luncheon program from the Georgia State University Law Review's symposium titled "Invisible Justices: Supreme Court Transparency in the Age of Social Media" can be viewed via this link.
Posted at 11:23 PM by Howard Bashman




"Obama appoints Judge Abdul Kallon to 11th Circuit": Mary Troyan of The Montgomery Advertiser has this report.
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"Judicial board wants all of Eakin's troublesome emails": Mark Fazlollah of The Philadelphia Inquirer has this report.
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"Obama nominates judge Abdul Kallon for U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals": Kent Faulk of The Birmingham News has this report.
Posted at 07:20 PM by Howard Bashman




"President Obama Nominates Judge Abdul K. Kallon to Serve on the United States Court of Appeals": The White House has issued a news release that begins, "Today, President Obama nominated Judge Abdul K. Kallon to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit."

The nominee currently serves as a U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama.
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"A Conversation with Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor": NYU School of Law has posted this video online at YouTube.
Posted at 04:00 PM by Howard Bashman




"Why Constitutional Conservatives Should Embrace Judicial Engagement": Evan Bernick has this blog entry today at The Huffington Post.
Posted at 03:48 PM by Howard Bashman




"Decades of high court decisions may have been decided in N.H." Madison Gesiotto has this essay online at The Washington Times.
Posted at 01:30 PM by Howard Bashman




"6th Circuit Rejects Challenge to Ohio Law Keeping Partisan Information of Judicial Candidates Off Ballot": Rick Hasen has this post at his "Election Law Blog" about a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:23 PM by Howard Bashman




"It's time to break the teeth-whitening monopoly": Online at The Washington Post, columnist George F. Will has an essay that begins, "It is frequently said that, unfortunately, Americans disdain government. It is more usefully said that, unfortunately, they have abundant reasons for doing so. In coming days, the Supreme Court, by deciding to hear a case from Connecticut, can begin limiting a contemptible government abuse that the court's passive deference to legislatures has encouraged."
Posted at 01:20 PM by Howard Bashman




"Texas Attorney General To Be Grilled Over Religious Liberty Advice; Critics contend that opinion regarding objections to Obergefell was unethical": Mark Pulliam has this post at National Review's "Bench Memos" blog.
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"Supreme Court finds school funding inequitable; Latest chapter in long and winding Gannon lawsuit sets summer deadline for Legislature": Celia Llopis-Jepsen of The Topeka Capital-Journal has this report. In addition, Jonathan Shorman of that newspaper reports that "Ruling threatens to dash hopes of short legislative session; Republicans digesting ruling; Democrats decry 'reckless' policies."

Edward M. Eveld of The Kansas City Star reports that "Kansas Supreme Court gives state until June 30 to properly fund public schools."

And The Associated Press reports that "Kansas Supreme Court invalidates school funding law."

You can access today's per curiam ruling of the Supreme Court of Kansas at this link.
Posted at 01:14 PM by Howard Bashman




"Democrat bolts party to break impasse in Va. court fight but quickly reneges": Laura Vozzella and Jenna Portnoy of The Washington Post have an article that begins, "Republicans briefly broke an impasse in a long-running Virginia Supreme Court battle on Tuesday when a Democratic lawmaker split with her party -- but the victory was short-lived."

Jim Nolan of The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that "McAuliffe gets Lucas to flip back and support Roush."

And Travis Fain of The Daily Press of Newport News, Virgina has an article headlined "Full flip: Dem Lucas cuts GOP deal on judges, backs out after meeting with McAuliffe."
Posted at 08:30 AM by Howard Bashman




"Pa. courts scramble to catch up to juvenile-lifers decision": Samantha Melamed has this front page article in today's edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Posted at 08:22 AM by Howard Bashman




Wednesday, February 10, 2016

"Pennsylvania to Start Impeachment Proceedings for Attorney General": Sheryl Gay Stolberg will have this article in Thursday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:42 PM by Howard Bashman




"Appeals court overturns decision to halt executions in Mississippi": Reuters has this report.

And The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court tosses order blocking Mississippi executions."

You can access today's ruling of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 11:23 PM by Howard Bashman




"Invisible Justices: Supreme Court Transparency in the Age of Social Media." The Georgia State University Law Review will host this symposium tomorrow (the agenda can be accessed here) featuring a stellar cast of participants.

The event will be live-streamed via this link once it gets underway tomorrow.
Posted at 10:23 PM by Howard Bashman




Access online the contents of the February 2016 issue of the Harvard Law Review: Via this link.
Posted at 10:15 PM by Howard Bashman




"Pregnancy Clinics Fight for Right to Deny Abortion Information": Erik Eckholm of The New York Times has this report.
Posted at 09:22 PM by Howard Bashman




"How Challengers Obtained the Stay that Put US EPA's Clean Carbon Plan on Hold": Geoffrey Barnes and Danelle Gagliardi have this post today at the blog "frESH: Perspectives on Environmental, Safety & Health."
Posted at 09:02 PM by Howard Bashman




"Justices Turn Power-Plant Case Into a Charade": Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 08:02 PM by Howard Bashman




"Obama climate plan's broad scope to face skeptical Supreme Court": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.
Posted at 07:58 PM by Howard Bashman




"Three Supreme Court Justices Face Challenges": Jordan Rudner of The Texas Tribune has this report.
Posted at 07:55 PM by Howard Bashman




"American Bar Association Wants Cameras Inside Supreme Court": At WSJ.com's "Law Blog," Jacob Gershman has a post that begins, "A new voice has joined the ranks of those pushing the Supreme Court to allow cameras into its courtroom: the American legal establishment."
Posted at 07:53 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court's Blow to Emissions Efforts May Imperil Paris Climate Accord": Coral Davenport of The New York Times has this report.
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"Dechert snags top partner from Buchanan Ingersoll": Jeff Blumenthal of the Philadelphia Business Journal has this report, in which I am mentioned. Congratulations to my former colleague Steve Bizar, who is the subject of the article.
Posted at 07:33 PM by Howard Bashman




"Obama v. Supreme Court: The court's stay of a climate-change rule leaves the president's environmental legacy in limbo until after he leaves office." Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this report.
Posted at 06:22 PM by Howard Bashman




"EPA Losses Shed Light on Supreme Court's Blocking of Carbon Rule": Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall have this blog post today at WSJ.com's "Law Blog."
Posted at 05:02 PM by Howard Bashman




"Have justices opened gates for agency challenges?" Robin Bravender of Greenwire has this report today.
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"Does the Chief Justice Make Partisan Appointments to Special Courts and Panels?" Maxwell Palmer has this article (available online in HTML and PDF) in the March 2016 issue of the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies.
Posted at 04:55 PM by Howard Bashman




What's the original intent of that haircut? NBC 5 News of Dallas/Fort Worth has this video report (via Jess Bravin).
Posted at 04:50 PM by Howard Bashman




"Will Supreme Court Make America(n Samoa) Great Again?" Kimberly Robinson of Bloomberg BNA has this blog post today.
Posted at 04:22 PM by Howard Bashman




"New test on racial issue in redistricting": Lyle Denniston has this post today at "SCOTUSblog."
Posted at 04:16 PM by Howard Bashman




"Texas abortion providers launch campaign to keep clinics open": Reuters has an article that begins, "As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to decide the legality of strict Texas abortion restrictions, women's healthcare providers have launched a campaign across the state trying to win support to keep their clinics open."
Posted at 03:42 PM by Howard Bashman




"12th Cir. on Horizon? Breaking Up 9th Cir. Hard to Do." Patrick Gregory of Bloomberg BNA has this report today.
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"Pa. Senate effort to remove AG Kane fails": Karen Langley of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has this news update.

Angela Couloumbis and Craig R. McCoy of The Philadelphia Inquirer have a news update headlined "State Senate rejects removal of Kane."

Brad Bumsted of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a news update headlined "Senate vote fails, 29-19, on removing Kane as attorney general."

And Steve Esack of The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania reports that "Senate votes not to remove Kathleen Kane from office."
Posted at 03:34 PM by Howard Bashman




"Court stands by decision overturning cleric's conviction": Jeremy Roebuck of The Philadelphia Inquirer has a news update that begins, "A state appellate court on Wednesday refused to reconsider its decision last year to overturn what had been the first conviction nationwide of a Roman Catholic Church official for covering up child sex abuse by priests."
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"Constitution Check: Should gun control laws have to pass the toughest constitutional test?" Lyle Denniston has this post at the "Constitution Daily" blog of the National Constitution Center.
Posted at 09:57 AM by Howard Bashman




Tuesday, February 9, 2016

"The new (and much improved) 'Bluebook' caught in the copyright cross-hairs": David Post has this blog entry today at "The Volokh Conspiracy."
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"The mind-bending international comity debate in RJR RICO case at SCOTUS": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this report today.
Posted at 11:04 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court Deals Blow to Obama's Efforts to Regulate Coal Emissions": Adam Liptak and Coral Davenport of The New York Times have this report.

Robert Barnes and Steven Mufson of The Washington Post report that "Supreme Court freezes Obama plan to limit carbon emissions."

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Supreme Court deals blow to Obama by putting his climate change rules on hold."

Brent Kendall and Amy Harder of The Wall Street Journal report that "Supreme Court Puts EPA Carbon Rule on Hold During Litigation; Decision is setback for Obama's climate agenda."

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Supreme Court blocks Obama's climate change plan."

Curtis Tate of McClatchyDC reports that "Supreme Court puts brakes on EPA plan to cut emissions."

Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reports that "Supreme Court halts Obama carbon emissions rule."

Lawrence Hurley and Valerie Volcovici of Reuters report that "Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions plan."

Greg Stohr and Jennifer A Dlouhy of Bloomberg News report that "Obama's Clean-Power Plan Put on Hold by U.S. Supreme Court."

The Associated Press reports that "Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold."

And at "SCOTUSblog," Lyle Denniston has a post titled "Carbon pollution controls put on hold."

You can access one of the U.S. Supreme Court's five stay orders issued today in this matter at this link.
Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman




"Justice Eakin's trial over Porngate emails scheduled for March 29 in Philly": Matt Miller of The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has this report.

And Mark Fazlollah and Craig R. McCoy of The Philadelphia Inquirer have an article headlined "Judicial ethics board: Kane failed to comply with Eakin email subpoena."
Posted at 10:32 PM by Howard Bashman




"What Would Founders Say About Assault Weapons?" Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 09:55 PM by Howard Bashman




"Ted Cruz Won't Prevent the Next John Roberts: He promises that his hypothetical Supreme Court nominees would never go soft; Not likely." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 09:52 PM by Howard Bashman




"Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor Returns to NYU": Washington Square News, the student newspaper of New York University, has this report.
Posted at 08:25 AM by Howard Bashman




"How Much Care Do Presidents Have to Take? In United States v. Texas, the Supreme Court has put forth a question on the definition of the take-care clause, which in the past been difficult to decipher." Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online today at The Atlantic.
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