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Thursday, June 13, 2019

“Lawyer Takes Fight Against State Bar Dues to 8th Circuit”: Dionne Cordell-Whitney of Courthouse News Service has this report on an oral argument (access the audio via this link) that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit heard today.

Back in December 2018, David G. Savage reported of The Los Angeles Times reported on this case in an article headlined “Supreme Court suggests forcing lawyers to pay bar association dues violates their free speech.”

Posted at 11:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Liberals Begin Lining Up Young Judges for a Post-Trump Surge”: Carl Hulse had this installment of his “On Washington” column in this past Sunday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 10:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why the Spotlight On Chief Justice Roberts May Soon Be Brighter — and Why That Matters”: Brianne J. Gorod has this post at the “Take Care” blog.

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“He Won a Landmark Case for Privacy Rights. He’s Going to Prison Anyway. Those who score big victories for the civil liberties of every American sometimes lose their own freedom.” Cristian Farias has this essay online at The New York Times.

The essay’s title, and its concluding paragraph, reminded me of this memorable New Yorker cartoon from 1988.

Posted at 7:23 PM by Howard Bashman