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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

“Supreme Court considers case of divorced couple fighting over a frozen embryo”: Dave Altimari of The Hartford Courant has an article that begins, “A man who signed a contract with his former wife agreeing to destroy a frozen embryo if they divorced faced skeptical state Supreme Court justices Tuesday in his bid to preserve them.”

Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“New Hampshire is closer to abolishing the death penalty than advocates have seen in a generation”: Victoria McGrane of The Boston Globe has this report.

Posted at 9:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against restriction on medication abortions”: Nuria Martinez-Keel of The Oklahoman has an article that begins, “The Oklahoma Supreme Court voted overwhelmingly to strike down a 2014 law limiting abortion-inducing medications.”

Barbara Hoberock of The Tulsa World has an article headlined “2014 abortion law unconstitutional: Oklahoma Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling.”

Tim Talley of The Associated Press reports that “Oklahoma high court nullifies medical abortion restrictions.”

And Zack Budryk of The Hill reports that “Oklahoma Supreme Court rules restricting drug-induced abortions is unconstitutional.”

You can access today’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma at this link.

Posted at 9:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Both Sides Want The Supreme Court To Review Decision Denying Copyright In Georgia’s Law. How About You?” Cathy Gellis has this post at Techdirt.

Posted at 8:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“R.I. Supreme Court Justice Flaherty appeals ruling that he violated ethics code”: Patrick Anderson of The Providence Journal has this report.

Posted at 8:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“McConnell signs shirt joking about expiration of Merrick Garland’s nomination”: Justin Wise of The Hill has this report.

Posted at 8:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“In keeping Brett Kavanaugh, George Mason made the right move”: Thomas Wheatley has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 8:23 PM by Howard Bashman

“An Insider’s Perspective On President Trump’s Transformation Of The Federal Judiciary; Mike Davis, former Chief Nominations Counsel to former Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, played a key role in the confirmation process”: David Lat has this post at “Above the Law.”

Posted at 4:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“Speech Rights for Trump, but Not DeRay Mckesson: The Black Lives Matter organizer was sued for ‘negligently’ leading a protest at which someone else became violent.” Law professor Garrett Epps has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 1:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“Circuit Split on Whether Autoerotic Asphyxiation = ‘Intentionally Self-Inflicted Injury’; And yet despite the split, I doubt that the Supreme Court would agree to take the case”: Eugene Volokh has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 1:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Gov. Laura Kelly names new judge, but Supreme Court may decide her choice isn’t legal”: Jonathan Shorman of The Wichita Eagle has this report.

Posted at 1:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Joe Biden Still Doesn’t Understand What He Did to Anita Hill; He feels empathy for her pain, but her complaint is legal, not emotional”: Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Posted at 8:40 AM by Howard Bashman

“Mohegan case that led to U.S. Supreme Court decision is settled on its merits”: Brian Hallenbeck has this front page article in today’s edition of The Day of New London, Connecticut.

Posted at 8:35 AM by Howard Bashman

“A transgender woman wrote a letter to her boss. It led to her firing — and a trip to the Supreme Court.” Meagan Flynn of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 8:33 AM by Howard Bashman