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Sunday, July 15, 2018

“Georgia Court Of Appeals establishes ‘Mullet Doctrine'”: Charlie Harper has this essay online at The Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer.

Posted at 11:23 PM by Howard Bashman

Just your typical Sunday night Fifth Circuit decision quashing a subpoena against the Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops in Whole Woman’s Health v. Smith: You can access this evening’s ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in which each of the three judges on the panel wrote separately, at this link.

At issue in this particular discovery dispute is a Texas requirement governing the disposal of fetal remains. Circuit Judge James C. Ho issued another provocative concurring opinion.

Posted at 9:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Can a woman find her way onto the all male Iowa Supreme Court? This time, likely yes; With the three finalists for the open supreme court spot being women, the ‘elephant in the room’ may finally be addressed.” Trish Mehaffey has this front page article in today’s edition of The Gazette of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Posted at 7:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“India on brink of biggest gay rights victory as Supreme Court prepares to rule on gay sex ban; Landmark ruling will have far-reaching and direct implications for other Commonwealth nations that still outlaw homosexuality”: Adam Withnall of The Independent (UK) has this report.

Posted at 7:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Could Use a Few Good Politicians; Justices who have faced voters could teach legal intellectuals a lot”: Albert R. Hunt has this essay online at Bloomberg View.

Posted at 7:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh’s Collegial Nature Could Change Supreme Court’s Tenor; Trump’s nominee to succeed Justice Kennedy is a down-the-line conservative, but his collaborative demeanor has won him plaudits from those who disagree with him”: Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

Posted at 7:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democratic Voters Want To See A Fight Against Brett Kavanaugh. Democratic Officials Worry There’s Not Much To Do.” Molly Hensley-Clancy of BuzzFeed News has this report.

Posted at 4:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“On abortion and other issues, Kavanaugh’s heroes are more conservative than Kennedy”: Robert Barnes and Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 4:48 PM by Howard Bashman