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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

“Chief Justice Roberts Moves to Man in the Middle on the Supreme Court; With the retirement of Justice Kennedy, Chief Justice Roberts will be the new person in the ideological middle of the Supreme Court”: Brent Kendall has this article in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“New Supreme Court justice could weigh in on abortion quickly; Legal experts agree that any abortion-related case that the justices accept could turn into a broader debate over Roe v. Wade”: Jennifer Haberkorn of Politico has this report.

Lydia Wheeler of The Hill has a report headlined “The buzzword at center of Supreme Court clash.”

And at the “Daily Intelligencer” blog of New York magazine, Ed Kilgore has a post titled “Are Democrats Crying Wolf on Threat to Abortion Rights?

Posted at 8:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court nominee short list features candidates President Trump likes for different reasons”: Richard Wolf and David Jackson of USA Today have this report.

Posted at 5:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Impeccable Record of Constitutional Conservatism; The stakes in filling the Supreme Court vacancy are high; This is no time for a gamble”: Sarah E. Pitlyk has this essay online at National Review.

Posted at 3:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“Textualism in the Trenches: Judge Amul Thapar and the Administrative State.” Ben Beaton has this guest post at the “Notice & Comment” blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Posted at 1:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Look at Trump’s Shortlist for Replacing Anthony Kennedy”: Ed Kilgore has this post at the “Daily Intelligencer” blog of New York magazine.

Posted at 1:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Bill Nelson expects to oppose Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee; Trump has promised to nominate someone who will overturn Roe v. Wade, and Nelson says he will oppose that”: Adam C. Smith of The Tampa Bay Times has this report.

And Jennifer Haberkorn of Politico has a report headlined “The truth behind Bob Casey’s ‘pro-life’ stand; With a Supreme Court nomination and a reelection fight looming, the Pennsylvania senator’s voting record draws scrutiny.”

Posted at 1:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Obamacare To Be Central To Democrats’ Fight Against Trump’s Supreme Court Pick; Democrats plan to ask nominees whether they agree with the president’s position on the law”: Amanda Terkel of HuffPost has this report.

Posted at 1:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Martha Walters sworn in as first woman chief justice of Oregon Supreme Court”: Lydia Gerike of The Oregonian has this report.

Posted at 1:11 PM by Howard Bashman

“Duke alum is on Trump’s Supreme Court list; The list, originally released in 2016, is again being used as the basis for Trump to chose retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy’s successor”: Bre Bradham of The Duke Chronicle has this report.

Posted at 1:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Abortion Scare Campaign: Why Roe v. Wade and same-sex marriage are likely to survive after Kennedy.” This editorial appears in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 1:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Sweepstakes: The Latest State Of Play — And The Case For Judge Kavanaugh; The bottom line: it still looks like a two-man race.” David Lat has this post at “Above the Law.”

Posted at 12:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Canadian Supreme Court Rules against a Christian Law School: In its decision, it undermines conscience rights and the nation’s legacy of liberty for dissenters.” Edgar Noble has this essay online at National Review.

My earlier coverage of last month’s rulings (here and here) of the Supreme Court of Canada can be accessed at this link.

Posted at 10:54 AM by Howard Bashman

“Three Truths About Abortion and the Supreme Court: Precedents can be abandoned. But there is no guarantee that will happen to Roe v. Wade.” Ramesh Ponnuru has this essay online at Bloomberg View.

Posted at 10:44 AM by Howard Bashman

“America’s Unhealthy Obsession With the Supreme Court: A focus on the court (and the presidency) detracts from much-needed attention on Congress.” Tyler Cowen has this essay online at Bloomberg View.

Posted at 10:42 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s camera-shyness is getting old”: Columnist Michael McGough has this post online at The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 10:39 AM by Howard Bashman

“Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a potential Supreme Court nominee, has defended overturning precedents”: David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Posted at 10:36 AM by Howard Bashman

“Amy Coney Barrett, the Trump Supreme Court Pick Who’ll Troll Liberals the Hardest: Jurisprudence, schmuriprudence. She’s under 50, devoutly Catholic, has seven kids, and she’ll make the libs crazy. Good enough for me.” Matt Lewis has this essay online at The Daily Beast.

Posted at 8:40 AM by Howard Bashman

“Roe v. Wade once again finds itself at the center of Supreme Court nomination fight”: Ariane de Vogue of CNN has this report.

Posted at 8:37 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Culture That Sustains America’s Constitution: Without it, checks and balances are barricades of foam and counterweights of butterfly’s breath.” Joseph Tartakovsky has this op-ed in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:30 AM by Howard Bashman

“Trump Has Interviewed Four for Supreme Court Seat, Sources Say”: Jennifer Jacobs, Margaret Talev, and Jennifer Epstein of Bloomberg News have this report. According to the article, “Kethledge has impressed those within the White House, the people close to the process said. He was considered for the last Supreme Court vacancy, but didn’t meet with Trump then. On Monday, Trump expressed strongly favorable opinions about him, triggering talk that he’s not a candidate to be ignored.”

Posted at 8:17 AM by Howard Bashman