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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

“Congress Should End a ‘Harsh and Unfair’ Rule That Blocks Troops From Court; A 1950 Supreme Court decision makes it impossible for service members to recover damages from the government for negligence or misconduct they suffer while serving”: Law professor Stephen I. Vladeck has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 11:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why lawyers shouldn’t use pseudonyms to sue their law firms”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty”: Kim Chandler and Sudhin Thanawala of The Associated Press have this report.

Posted at 9:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“Federal judge’s questions point toward striking down Mississippi’s latest abortion ban”: Sarah Fowler of The Clarion Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi has this report.

Nicquel Terry Ellis of USA Today reports that “Mississippi judge who blocked 15-week abortion ban hears arguments on fetal heartbeat law.”

Emily Wagster Pettus of The Associated Press has a report headlined “Mississippi abortion law ‘smacks of defiance,’ US judge says.”

Ariane de Vogue of CNN reports that “Federal judge slams Mississippi over new law banning abortions after six weeks.”

And Zack Budryk of The Hill reports that “Federal judge says Mississippi abortion law ‘smacks of defiance’ of earlier ruling.”

Posted at 9:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“How often does the Supreme Court overturn precedents like Roe v. Wade?” Dan Keating, Brittany Renee Mayes, and Kevin Schaul of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 9:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Daniel Bress — Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit”: Harsh Voruganti has this post at his blog, “The Vetting Room.”

Posted at 6:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“A conservative activist’s behind-the-scenes campaign to remake the nation’s courts; Leonard Leo helped conservative nonprofits raise $250 million from mostly undisclosed donors in recent years to promote conservative judges and causes”: Robert O’Harrow Jr. and Shawn Boburg of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 6:26 PM by Howard Bashman