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Thursday, June 6, 2019

“Why Pete Buttigieg Is Wrong About the Supreme Court Technocratic reforms won’t clear the way for a progressive agenda.” Columnist Jamelle Bouie has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 9:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court may have already decided the census case. Will the new revelations matter?” Ariane de Vogue of CNN has this report.

Posted at 9:36 PM by Howard Bashman

“Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say”: Michael Wines will have this article in Friday’s edition of The New York Times.

Sam Levine of HuffPost reports that “GOP Lied About Using Racial Data To Gerrymander, Lawyers Say; The stunning accusations came after the daughter of a former Republican strategist gave the lawyers hard drives containing the computer files.”

And online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a jurisprudence essay titled “Newly Discovered Files Suggest GOP Lawmakers Lied in Court About Racial Gerrymandering to Stop An Election.”

Posted at 9:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Washington Supreme Court rules once more against Richland florist who refused flowers for gay wedding”: David Gutman of The Seattle Times has this report.

Joel Connelly of SeattlePI reports that “Supreme Court stands by discrimination verdict on Washington florist.”

Jim Camden of The Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Washington reports that “Court again rules against florist who refused gay couple.”

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Christian florist appeals to Supreme Court over same-sex wedding case.”

Nicholas Geranios of The Associated Press has a report headlined “Court: No religious rancor in flowers for gay wedding case.”

Andrew Chung of Reuters reports that “Washington state high court again rules against Christian florist who refused gay wedding.”

Devan Cole and Ariane de Vogue of CNN report that “Washington state Supreme Court rules against florist in same-sex wedding case.”

Ronn Blitzer and Bill Mears of Fox News reports that “Washington Supreme Court rules against florist who refused service for gay couple’s wedding.”

Jacqueline Thomsen of The Hill reports that “Washington Supreme Court upholds ruling against florist who refused same-sex couple.”

And Hayley Miller of HuffPost reports that “Court Upholds Ruling Against Washington Florist Who Refused To Serve Gay Couple; State judges did not act with religious animus when weighing the Arlene’s Flowers case, the Washington Supreme Court held.”

You can access today’s unanimous ruling of the Supreme Court of the State of Washington at this link.

Posted at 9:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Who Can Adopt a Native American Child? A Texas Couple vs. 573 Tribes; A bitter custody battle threatens affirmative action laws, tribal rights, and the future of one little girl.” Jan Hoffman has this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 3:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Who Cares About the Supreme Court’s ‘Legitimacy’? Conservatives seem to assume that only the chief justice is moved by fears that he and his colleagues will end up looking like politicians in robes.” Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 8:20 AM by Howard Bashman