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Saturday, June 22, 2019

“New York City limits on transporting guns eased in effort to get Supreme Court challenge dismissed”: Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court offers gun-possession loophole for illegal immigrants; Decision could upend thousands of convictions.”

Jacqueline Thomsen of The Hill reports that “Supreme Court sides with immigrant in gun possession case.”

Jack Rodgers of Courthouse News Service reports that “Supreme Court Backs Immigrant Unaware of Illegal Status.”

And in commentary, online at Slate, Andrew Fleischman has a jurisprudence essay titled “The Supreme Court Just Showed a Way Forward on Criminal Justice Reform.”

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“This Supreme Court Decision Should Worry the EPA and FDA; The justices upheld the ability of Congress to give federal agencies discretion, but clouds are gathering for the administrative state”: Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

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“Flowers, Crosses, Clauses, and Oaths: Present-tense SCOTUS decision analysis that reaches all the way back to the Magna Carta for context.” Slate has posted online this new installment of its “Amicus” podcast featuring Dahlia Lithwick, with guests Mark Joseph Stern, Jed Shugerman, and Andrew Kent.

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“D.C. Circuit Review — Reviewed: Precedential Musings.” Aaron Nielson has this post at the “Notice & Comment” blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

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“Federal Court Weighs Border Wall Funding Case; Appeals court must decide whether projects using funds not appropriated by Congress can proceed”: Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle reports that “Trump administration asks court to allow wall construction to begin.”

Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reports that “9th Circuit Court struggles with ‘ambiguous’ law on border wall emergency.”

Priscilla Alvarez of CNN reports that “Appeals panel grapples with border wall funding case.”

Josh Gerstein of Politico reports that “Court seems split on Trump border wall request.”

Helen Christophi of Courthouse News Service reports that “Trump’s Emergency Wall Funding Focus of Ninth Circuit Battle.”

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has posted on YouTube at this link the video of Thursday’s oral argument before a three-judge panel.

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“A ‘view’ from the courtroom: ‘We break no new legal ground.'” Mark Walsh has this post at “SCOTUSblog.”

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“Excluding Black Jurors in Curtis Flowers Case Violated Constitution, Supreme Court Rules”: Adam Liptak has this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

In today’s edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has a front page article headlined “The Supreme Court tossed Curtis Flowers’s death-row conviction, ruling it was racially biased.”

In today’s edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage has an article headlined “Curtis Flowers murder conviction is overturned; Supreme Court cites bias against black defendant in Mississippi.”

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court overturns conviction of Curtis Flowers, tried 6 times for murder, citing racism in jury selection.”

Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that “Supreme Court Reaffirms Rule Against Racial Bias in Jury Selection; Justices vote 7-2 to overturn murder conviction of black defendant in Mississippi.”

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court overturns conviction for black man over race discrimination.”

In today’s edition of The Clarion Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi, Jimmie E. Gates has a front page article headlined “Curtis Flowers’ conviction overturned: Family, lawyer elated. Widower of victim angry.”

Anita Lee of The Sun Herald of Biloxi, Mississippi has an article headlined “Will Curtis Flowers be tried a 7th time? Wife of prosecutor Doug Evans speaks out.”

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that “Court tosses black man’s murder conviction over racial bias.”

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that “Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man’s murder conviction.”

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Supreme Court Throws Out Curtis Flowers Death Sentence, Citing Jury Selection Bias.”

Pete Williams of NBC News reports that “Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias; The court sent the case back to Mississippi for further proceedings.”

Ariane de Vogue and Veronica Stracqualursi of CNN report that “Supreme Court sides with Mississippi death row inmate in jury discrimination case.”

Adam Shaw of Fox News reports that “Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black inmate as Kavanaugh, Gorsuch split again.”

Jacqueline Thomsen of The Hill reports that “Supreme Court throws out death sentence of Mississippi inmate.”

On yesterday evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” Nina Totenberg had an audio segment titled “Supreme Court Strikes Down Conviction Of Man On Death Row In Mississippi.”

In commentary, today’s edition of The New York Times contains an editorial titled “A Blow Against Racism in Jury Selection: The Supreme Court took a Mississippi prosecutor to task for repeatedly excluding black jurors from a murder trial.”

Online at The New Yorker, Jeffrey Toobin has a post titled “Clarence Thomas’s Astonishing Opinion on a Racist Mississippi Prosecutor.”

And online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a jurisprudence essay titled “Brett Kavanaugh’s Latest Opinion Protects Black Defendants Against Racist Prosecutors.”

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