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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

“How Justice Neil Gorsuch Has Helped Republicans Reshape The Supreme Court”: Susan Davis had this audio segment on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

Posted at 11:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump’s Travel Ban Is Upheld by Supreme Court”: Adam Liptak and Michael D. Shear will have this front page article in Wednesday’s edition of The New York Times.

Robert Barnes and Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post report that “Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban.”

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban, bolstering president’s power to block new arrivals.”

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court upholds President Trump’s travel ban against majority-Muslim countries.”

In Wednesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal, Brent Kendall and Jess Bravin will have a front page article headlined “Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban; Latitude to restrict arrivals tops concerns over what dissent calls an anti-Muslim bias.”

Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban in landmark win for White House; Says Trump’s tweets didn’t poison his action.”

Nina Wu of The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that “Hawaii leaders react to Supreme Court decision on Trump travel ban.”

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that “High court OKs Trump’s travel ban, rejects Muslim bias claim.”

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that “U.S. top court upholds Trump travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations.”

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban, Giving President Win on Signature Issue.”

Ariane de Vogue and Veronica Stracqualursi of CNN report that “Supreme Court upholds travel ban.”

Josh Gerstein and Ted Hesson of Politico report that “Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban; The 5-4 decision marks the conclusion of a protracted legal fight over the ban, which critics argue stems from the president’s discriminatory attitude toward Muslims.”

Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News reports that “The Supreme Court Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban; The 5–4 majority decision was written by Chief Justice John Roberts.”

And on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” Nina Totenberg and Domenico Montanaro had an audio segment titled “In Big Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds President Trump’s Travel Ban.”

Posted at 11:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Big National Injunction Case: A decision with major implications for the national injunction — not Trump v. Hawaii but Gill v. Whitford.” Samuel Bray has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Mitch McConnell’s high court reigns supreme again on Trump travel ban”: Thomas Novelly of The Louisville Courier Journal has this report.

Posted at 10:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Backs Anti-Abortion Pregnancy Centers in Free Speech Case”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that “Supreme Court says crisis pregnancy centers do not have to provide women abortion information.”

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Supreme Court rules for faith-based pregnancy centers, blocks California disclosure law.”

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court rules against California law targeting anti-abortion pregnancy centers.”

Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal report that “Supreme Court Casts Doubt on California Disclosure Law on Abortion Availability; Court says one part of law burdens free speech, another provision is likely unconstitutional.”

Alex Swoyer and Bradford Richardson of The Washington Times report that “Supreme Court rules law requiring pro-life centers to promote abortion is illegal.”

Kate Irby of McClatchy DC reports that “Court rejects California law requiring abortion information at pregnancy centers.”

Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle reports that “Supreme Court rules CA can’t force antiabortion clinics to disclose options.”

Casey Tolan of The San Jose Mercury News reports that “Supreme Court deals California back-to-back losses in travel ban, pregnancy center cases.”

Mark Sherman and Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press report that “High court rules against Calif. crisis pregnancy center law.”

Andrew Chung of Reuters reports that “U.S. top court blocks California law on anti-abortion centers.”

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Supreme Court Blocks California Pregnancy-Clinic Disclosure Law.”

Ariane de Vogue and Clare Foran of CNN report that “Supreme Court sides with faith-based pregnancy centers in free speech case.”

Victoria Colliver of Politico reports that “Supreme Court sides with crisis pregnancy centers in fight over California law.”

Emma Green of The Atlantic reports that “The Supreme Court Hands a Win to the Pro-Life Movement; Conservative justices decided in favor of crisis-pregnancy centers in NIFLA v. Becerra on First Amendment grounds.”

Chris Geidner, Ema O’Connor, and Zoe Tillman of BuzzFeed News report that “The Supreme Court Just Axed Part Of A California Law That Requires Crisis Pregnancy Centers To Post Abortion Information; The case brought arguments over free speech, yet again, to the abortion debate.”

Brandi Buchman and Barbara Leonard of Courthouse News Service report that “California Pregnancy-Center Rules Unravel at Supreme Court.”

And on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” Nina Totenberg and Sarah McCammon had an audio segment titled “Supreme Court Sides With California Anti-Abortion Pregnancy Centers.”

Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“SCOTUS Crisis Pregnancy Center Case Shows Originalist Justices Are Originalist Except When They’re Not”: Michael C. Dorf has this post at “Dorf on Law.”

Posted at 10:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“One Really Good Thing in the Supreme Court’s Travel-Ban Ruling: Korematsu Is Gone.” Amy Davidson Sorkin has this post online at The New Yorker.

Posted at 10:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals court limits once-nationwide sanctuary cities injunction to Chicago”: Jon Seidel of The Chicago Sun-Times has this report.

Dominic Holden of BuzzFeed News has posted on Twitter today’s Seventh Circuit order granting limited rehearing en banc at this link.

Posted at 8:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Four Things to Know About the Travel Ban Opinions: Breyer’s careful dissent stands as one of the finest in Supreme Court history.” Law professor Cass R. Sunstein has this essay online at Bloomberg View.

Posted at 8:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Rises Above: Five Justices defend the Constitution against anti-Trump passions.” The Wall Street Journal has published this editorial.

Posted at 8:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“NIFLA v. Becerra and Speech Compulsions: Today’s Supreme Court decision adds to the law — and the uncertainty — about when the First Amendment bans the government from requiring speech.” Eugene Volokh has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 8:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“Anthony Kennedy Stands Down: The justice’s Trump-friendly votes on the travel ban and crisis pregnancy centers show he’s done playing the role of the wise centrist.” Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern have this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Posted at 8:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“A ‘view’ from the courtroom: The ‘court of history’ is in session.” Mark Walsh has this post at “SCOTUSblog.”

Posted at 5:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Mitch McConnell Reaps The Benefits Of His Stolen Supreme Court Seat; The court narrowly upheld Trump’s travel ban and the rights of anti-abortion centers — thanks to Neil Gorsuch”: Jennifer Bendery of HuffPost has this report.

Posted at 4:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Abortion and Travel Ban Rulings Are Victory for G.O.P. Tactics on Gorsuch”: Elizabeth Dias and Sydney Ember of The New York Times have this report.

Posted at 2:40 PM by Howard Bashman

Ted Frank achieves another class action settlement objector-related victory in the Seventh Circuit: Ted is targeting so-called “objector blackmail” in today’s ruling. Although Ted has yet to prevail on the merits, today he achieved an important procedural victory that will allow the merits of his claim to be resolved. Chief Judge Diane P. Wood wrote the opinion on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel.

Posted at 1:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Another Antitrust Bust: American Express gets vindication at the Supreme Court.” This editorial appears in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 1:02 PM by Howard Bashman

Access today’s rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court today issued two rulings in argued cases.

1. Justice Clarence Thomas delivered the opinion of the Court in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, No. 16-1140. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy issued a concurring opinion, in which Chief Justice John G. Roberts and Justices Saumel A. Alito, Jr. and Neil M. Gorsuch joined. And Justice Stephen G. Breyer issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan joined. You can access the oral argument via this link.

2. And Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. delivered the opinion of the Court in Trump v. Hawaii, Np. 17-965. Justices Kennedy and Thomas each issued a concurring opinion. Justice Breyer issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Kagan joined. And Justice Sotomayor issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Ginsburg joined. You can access the oral argument via this link.

Posted at 10:10 AM by Howard Bashman

“Justices Grant Three Cases From One SCOTUS Veteran”: Kimberly Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report, in which I am quoted.

Posted at 8:32 AM by Howard Bashman