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Thursday, June 7, 2018

“The Establishing Shots of a Heist: The Trump DOJ Meets the Affordable Care Act.” Ian Samuel and Leah Litman have this post at the “Take Care” blog.

Also at that blog, Nick Bagley has a related post titled “Texas Fold ‘Em.”

Posted at 11:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“Bill Cosby wins legal fee case against insurer AIG”: Jim Kinney of The Republican of Springfield, Massachusetts has this report.

And at the “THR, Esq.” blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner has a post titled “Bill Cosby’s Insurer Has a Duty to Defend Him, Appeals Court Rules; Retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter issues Thursday’s decision.”

You can access today’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit at this link.

Posted at 11:11 PM by Howard Bashman

“In Masterpiece, Kennedy Solidifies His L.G.B.T. Legacy”: Evan Gerstmann and Jonathan Rauch have this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 9:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump names Dordt College grad, former CIA attorney, to appeals court”: Jonathan Ellis of The Argus Leader of Sioux Falls, South Dakota has this report.

Randy Ludlow of The Columbus Dispatch reports that “Trump nominates two Ohioans to federal appeals court.”

Eric Heisig of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that “Federal appeals court nominees from Ohio defended voter purge, Trump travel ban.”

And Tim Ryan of Courthouse News Service reports that “Trump Goes on Judge-Nominating Spree, Picking 12.”

The White House today issued a news release titled “President Donald J. Trump Announces Fifteenth Wave of Judicial Nominees, Fourteenth Wave of United States Attorney Nominees, and Ninth Wave of United States Marshal Nominees.”

Posted at 9:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump administration tells court it won’t defend Obamacare against lawsuit seeking to cripple it”: Tom Howell Jr. of The Washington Times has this report.

In Friday’s edition of The New York Times, Robert Pear has an article headlined “Justice Dept. Says Crucial Provisions of Obamacare Are Unconstitutional.”

Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal reports that “Justice Department Won’t Defend Affordable Care Act in Lawsuit Brought by States; Filing creates uncertainty for insurers now setting rates for 2019.”

And Ariane de Vogue and Tami Luhby of CNN report that “Trump administration tells court it won’t defend key provisions of the Affordable Care Act.”

Posted at 8:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Arizona court sides with Phoenix on same-sex wedding invitations”: Jessica Boehm of The Arizona Republic has this report.

Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star reports that “Arizona court rejects business owners’ challenge to same-sex wedding invitations.”

Terry Tang of The Associated Press reports that “Court upholds Phoenix law over same-sex wedding invitations.”

Erik Larson of Bloomberg News reports that “Same-Sex Couples Score Victory in Phoenix Calligraphy Fight.”

And online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a jurisprudence essay titled “Making Sense of Masterpiece Cakeshop: The Arizona Court of Appeals interprets the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to protect gay couples’ right to equal access.”

You can access today’s ruling of the Court of Appeals of Arizona at this link.

Posted at 8:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“How The Supreme Court Could End Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering This Month; And how it could also keep it going”: Galen Druke has this post at FiveThirtyEight.

Posted at 8:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“How the Supreme Court Avoided the Cake Case’s Tough Issues”: Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 5:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Chief Justice John Roberts to high school graduates (and his daughter): ‘Beware the robots.'” Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

You can view the graduation ceremony remarks of Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. on YouTube via this link.

Posted at 4:50 PM by Howard Bashman