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Saturday, May 11, 2019

“Georgia’s Terrible Law Doesn’t Have to Be the Future of Abortion; A self-induced abortion with misoprostol can be a safe, reliable way to end an unwanted pregnancy”: Cari Sietstra will have this essay in the Sunday Review section of tomorrow’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Police can’t rummage through your curbside garbage without warrant, Oregon Supreme Court says”: Aimee Green of The Oregonian has an article that begins, “The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday disagreed with more than 50 years of state case law by ruling that Oregonians retain a privacy interest in the garbage they leave on the curb for pick-up — and that means police can’t simply rummage through it even after a truck hauls it away.”

And Nigel Jaquiss of Willamette Week has an article headlined “An Oregon Supreme Court Ruling on Police Seizure of Suspects’ Garbage Invokes an Infamous WW Cover Story.”

You can access Thursday’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Oregon at this link.

Posted at 11:06 PM by Howard Bashman

“John Paul Stevens looks back on nearly a century of life and law, but worries about the future”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 8:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Judge, on Judging: Federal Judge Robert Lasnik of the Western District of Washington on judicial self-governance, racial fairness in the courts, and . . . quoting Bob Dylan.” Slate has posted online this new installment of its “Amicus” podcast featuring Dahlia Lithwick.

Posted at 8:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court rules Kelly can’t withdraw nomination of judge who sent partisan tweets”: Jason Hancock and Bryan Lowry of The Kansas City Star have an article that begins, “The Kansas Senate will have to return to Topeka next week to vote down Gov. Laura Kelly’s controversial choice for an open seat on the state Court of Appeals, after the Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday his nomination could not be withdrawn.”

And Jon Parton of Courthouse News Service reports that “Kansas Supreme Court Rules Gov. Can’t Withdraw Judicial Nominee.”

You can access yesterday’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Kansas at this link.

Posted at 1:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Winthrop Faculty Deans to Leave After Harvard Refuses to Renew Their Appointments”: Shera S. Avi-Yonah of The Harvard Crimson has an article that begins, “Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced that Winthrop Faculty Deans Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr. and Stephanie R. Robinson will end their term on June 30 in an email to House affiliates Saturday morning.”

Posted at 1:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Mueller Report’s Weak Statutory Interpretation Analysis”: Jack Goldsmith has this post at the “Lawfare” blog.

Posted at 1:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“After a Title IX Investigation, This Professor Did Something Unusual: He Owned Up to His Misconduct.” Sarah Brown of the Chronicle of Higher Education has an article (subscription required for full access) that begins, “An Indiana University professor who recently faced a Title IX investigation posted a remorseful resignation letter online on Friday — a rare display of public confession in academe’s #MeToo era.”

Update: You can freely access the full text of this article via this link.

Posted at 9:52 AM by Howard Bashman