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Saturday, April 6, 2019

“When It Comes to the Death Penalty, the Supreme Court Legalized Torture Long Ago”: Liliana Segura of The Intercept has this report.

Posted at 8:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ex-Justice Loughry starts serving prison sentence”: West Virginia MetroNews has an article that begins, “The U.S. Bureau of Prisons confirmed former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry self reported to prison on Friday. Loughry began serving his two year sentence at a federal facility in South Carolina.”

Posted at 8:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Brian Hagedorn’s likely Supreme Court win cements conservative dominance in state”: Riley Vetterkind of The Wisconsin State Journal has this report.

Posted at 8:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Pete Buttigieg’s Plan to Politicize the Supreme Court: How will letting the parties appoint justices improve the court’s reputation for nonpartisanship?” Law professor Stephen L. Carter has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 11:15 AM by Howard Bashman

“D.C. Circuit Review — Reviewed: An Entire Semester of Admin Law?” Aaron Nielson has this post at the “Notice & Comment” blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Posted at 11:05 AM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals court in D.C. rules judges may not create exceptions to grand-jury secrecy rules”: Tom Jackman and Spencer S. Hsu have this article in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Katelyn Polantz of CNN reports that “Ruling on grand jury records could affect release of Mueller report details.”

Josh Gerstein of Politico reports that “Appeals court narrows path for disclosure of grand jury info in Mueller report; Court splits, 2-1, in a closely watched case that could affect the release of the special counsel’s review.”

Jacqueline Thomsen of The Hill reports that “Federal appeals court ruling on grand juries could play role in Mueller report release.”

Tierney Sneed of TPM reports that “Appeals Court Decision In Grand Jury Case Is Bad News For Mueller Report Seekers.”

In commentary, online at Politico Magazine, Deana K. El-Mallawany has an essay titled “What a Decades-Old Grand Jury Probe Just Revealed About the Mueller Report: A federal court decision on Friday shows how Congress can finally get its hands on the special counsel’s work.”

And online at Slate, Brianne Gorod and Ashwin Phatak have a jurisprudence essay titled “How Congress Can Get Around a New Ruling That Threatens the Release of the Mueller Report.”

You can access Friday’s ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.

Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman