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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

“Judges appear skeptical of Trump’s plan to force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico”: Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle reports that “Court seems split on Trump administration asylum policy.”

Brent Kendall and Louise Radnofsky of The Wall Street Journal report that “Court Grills Trump Officials on ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy; Federal appeals court questions administration’s policy of returning migrants to Mexico during asylum process.”

Lee Ross of Fox News reports that “9th Circuit mulls Trump WH policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico temporarily.”

Jacqueline Thomsen of The Hill reports that “9th Circuit weighs whether to uphold injunction on Trump asylum policy.”

And Hamed Aleaziz of BuzzFeed News reports that “A Federal Court Is Considering Whether To Allow Trump’s Policy Forcing Asylum-Seekers To Wait In Mexico.”

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has posted on YouTube at this link the video of today’s oral argument of this case.

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“Supreme Court to rule on replacing judge nominee booted for anti-Republican tweets”: Dion Lefler of The Wichita Eagle has this report.

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“The Supreme Court just got FUCT: The case of a Phillipsburg native’s interestingly named clothing line.” Rudy Miller has this front page article in today’s edition of The Express-Times of Easton, Pennsylvania.

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“Will Trump and the Supreme Court tear our democracy apart?” Columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. has this essay online at The Washington Post.

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“Trump hopes for Supreme Court’s help on impeachment. He should check with Brett Kavanaugh.” Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

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“The Dread of Waiting for the Supreme Court to Rule on L.G.B.T. Rights”: Masha Gessen has this post online at The New Yorker.

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“Supreme Court’s conservative-liberal rift exposed in arbitration decision favoring company over workers”: Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

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“U.S. top court buttresses company power to arbitrate disputes”: Andrew Chung of Reuters has this report.

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Supreme Court Backs Businesses, Curbs Class Arbitration.”

And Jacqueline Thomsen of The Hill reports that “Supreme Court rules in favor of businesses seeking to block class-action lawsuits.”

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. delivered today’s ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, No. 17-988. Justice Clarence Thomas issued a concurring opinion. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor joined. Justices Breyer and Sotomayor also issued dissenting opinions. And Justice Elena Kagan issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Ginsburg and Breyer joined in full and Justice Sotomayor joined in part. You can access the oral argument via this link.

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“The Supreme Court’s Death Drive: Five conservative justices are bent on defending a policy that is unpopular, expensive, and cruel.” Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.

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