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Thursday, May 16, 2019

“Post-Roe America Won’t Be Like Pre-Roe America. It Will Be Worse. The new abortion bans are harsher than the old ones.” Columnist Michelle Goldberg has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 10:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Unifying Original Intent and Original Public Meaning”: Mike Rappaport has this post at the “Law & Liberty” blog.

Posted at 6:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Outgoing Chief Justice Scott Bales Looks Back At Arizona Supreme Court”: This audio segment appeared on today’s broadcast of Phoenix, Arizona’s NPR affiliate KJZZ’s “The Show” with Steve Goldstein.

Posted at 6:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court is not eager to overturn Roe vs. Wade — at least not soon”: David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Posted at 6:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alabama Abortion Law Could Make Its Way To The Supreme Court”: This audio segment featuring Nina Totenberg appeared on today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Morning Edition.”

Posted at 6:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court should have never intervened on abortion”: Columnist Megan McArdle has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 4:36 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court May Never Be Unanimous Again; Consensus is not required for its legal decisions, but it’s crucial to the court’s public reputation”: Law professor Stephen L. Carter has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 4:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Senate confirms Trump’s pick for 9th Circuit Court over objections of Feinstein and Harris”: Sarah D. Wire of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle reports that “Trump pick for SF-based Ninth Circuit survives inflammatory college writings.”

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Trump judicial nominee confirmed to 9th Circuit Court over Democratic objections.”

Brie Stimson of Fox News reports that “Senate confirms Trump pick to 9th Circuit — but Dems Feinstein, Harris oppose fellow Californian.”

Jordain Carney of The Hill reports that “Senate confirms controversial 9th Circuit pick without blue slips.”

Jennifer Bendery of HuffPost reports that “Senate Confirms Trump Court Pick Who Once Called Sexism Claims ‘Irrelevant Pouting’; Every Republican present voted to make Kenneth Lee, 43, a lifetime federal judge.”

And yesterday, the public information office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a news release titled “Senate Confirms L.A. Attorney Kenneth Kiyul Lee to Seat on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.”

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Kenneth K. Lee to the Ninth Circuit by a vote of 52-to-45.

Posted at 4:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Senate’s Churn of Confirmations Brings Complaints of a ‘Legislative Graveyard'”: In today’s edition of The New York Times, Emily Cochrane and Catie Edmondson have an article that begins, “The Senate confirmed its 40th circuit court judge on Wednesday, filling nearly a quarter of the circuit court system with conservative appointments under President Trump.”

Posted at 2:08 PM by Howard Bashman