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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

“Joe Biden doesn’t owe me an apology. Clarence Thomas does.” Angela Wright-Shannon has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 9:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump Administration Now Urges Court to Strike Down Entire Health Law; Previously, the Trump-era Justice Department had argued against central provisions of Obamacare”: Brent Kendall and Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

Jan Hoffman and Abby Goodnough of The New York Times report that “Trump Administration Files Formal Request to Strike Down All of Obamacare.”

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that “Trump administration urges federal appeals court to strike down Affordable Care Act.”

Tom Howell Jr. of The Washington Times reports that “DOJ formally backs lawsuit that could strike Obamacare entirely.”

Kevin McGill and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar of The Associated Press report that “Trump, GOP states ask appeals court to kill ‘Obamacare.’

And Ariane de Vogue of CNN reports that “DOJ lays out case for striking down Obamacare in its entirety.”

You can access the federal government’s brief at this link and the brief of the state challengers at this link.

Posted at 9:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“I Support Anita Hill, and Joe Biden, Too; He is hardly blameless for the failures of the Clarence Thomas hearings; But he does not deserve all the criticism he is getting”: Law professor Katharine T. Bartlett has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 7:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“State Supreme Court to hear arguments over Wesleyan fraternity house closure”: Kathleen McWilliams of The Hartford Courant has this report.

Posted at 1:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Served: Marilyn Skoglund to Retire From the Vermont Supreme Court.” In the current issue of Seven Days, Paul Heintz has an article that begins, “On her way out the door of her Montpelier home last Friday, Vermont Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Skoglund rolled up her right sleeve to show off her latest tattoo.”

Posted at 1:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“Maui County could settle Clean Water Act case”: Ellen M. Gilmer of E&E News has an article that begins, “The biggest environmental case on the Supreme Court’s docket in years might not happen after all.”

Posted at 11:49 AM by Howard Bashman