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Sunday, March 24, 2019

“New Anti-Abortion Measures Could Struggle for Traction in Courts; Some recent measures seeking new limits on abortion have faced stop signs in the Supreme Court and lower courts”: Jacob Gershman of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 11:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Who was Dan Markel? The victim at the center of ‘Over My Dead Body’; New details emerge in the murder of FSU law professor Dan Markel, the focus of the top-rated true-crime podcast.” Eve Watling of Newsweek has this report.

Posted at 9:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democrats are ‘absolutely’ willing to go to the Supreme Court if full Mueller report is not released, Nadler says”: Felicia Sonmez, Paul Sonne, and Drew Harwell of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 3:25 PM by Howard Bashman

On the “Heels of Justice” podcast, which launched last month: Once everyone seemed to have a blog, and now everyone seemingly has a podcast. But some podcasts are definitely worth a listen.

Consider these two episodes of the recently launched “Heels of Justice” podcast:

(1) “HOJ 004: Judge Wood: Ungentlemanly Ways, the Pregnancy Problem, & Antitrust Law,” featuring Seventh Circuit Chief Judge Diane P. Wood; and

(2) “HOJ 007: Dahlia Lithwick: Supreme Court Press Corps, Quitting Law School, and When There Are Three,” featuring Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick.

You can listen to all the “Heels of Justice” podcast episodes via this link.

Posted at 10:33 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court again considers partisan gerrymandering, but voters are not waiting”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.

Brent Kendall and Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal report that “Supreme Court to Deliberate Fate of Partisan Gerrymandering — Again; Justices will hear cases from North Carolina and Maryland, after failing to agree on what to do about partisan voter maps.”

And Johnny Kauffman of Atlanta’s NPR affiliate WABE Radio reports that “55 Years Later, Lawyer Will Again Argue Over Redistricting Before Supreme Court.”

Posted at 10:24 AM by Howard Bashman