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Sunday, March 31, 2019

“Scoop: Trump ‘saving’ Judge Amy Barrett for Ruth Bader Ginsburg seat.” Jonathan Swan and Sam Baker have this post at Axios.

Posted at 11:59 PM by Howard Bashman

“Noah Feldman and Neil Siegel on Court-Packing: Two prominent liberal constitutional law scholars warn against the dangers of court-packing.” Ilya Somin has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 3:31 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Fifth Circuit Abandons The Rule Of Law To Spite A Transgender Inmate”: Max Kennerly has this post at his “Litigation & Trial” blog.

Posted at 3:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“Nothing is more corrosive to public confidence in our criminal justice system than the perception that there are two different legal standards — one for the powerful, the popular, and the well-connected, and another for everyone else.” So begins a concurring opinion that Fifth Circuit Judge James C. Ho issued on Friday.

Posted at 1:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“D.C. Circuit Review — Reviewed: On Second Thought . . . .” Aaron Nielson has this post at the “Notice & Comment” blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Posted at 1:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Georgia Is Latest State to Pass Fetal Heartbeat Bill as Part of Growing Trend”: Sarah Mervosh of The New York Times has this report.

In yesterday’s edition of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Maya T. Prabhu had a front page article headlined “Georgia’s anti-abortion ‘heartbeat bill’ heads to governor’s desk.”

Ben Nadler of The Associated Press reports that “‘Heartbeat’ abortion ban heads to Georgia governor’s desk.”

Kim Chandler of The Associated Press reports that “Alabama lawmakers seek ban on almost all abortions.”

And Emily Shugerman of The Daily Beast has an article headlined “Heartbeat Abortion Bills Were Once a Fringe Idea. Could They Overturn Roe v. Wade? A third state is poised to enact a heartbeat bill. Ten more are considering them.”

Posted at 10:52 AM by Howard Bashman