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Thursday, July 18, 2019

“America is ‘better off’ with ‘fewer nonwhites’ says Amy Wax at national conference”: Ashley Ahn of The Daily Pennsylvanian has this report.

Posted at 10:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“Antiabortion Movement Begins to Crack, After Decades of Unity; New wing of movement aims to challenge Roe v. Wade directly with ‘heartbeat’ bills, seeing hope in Supreme Court change, but traditional opponents say a defeat could stall momentum for years”: Jacob Gershman and Arian Campo-Flores have this front page article in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 9:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Epstein Scandal Brings Legal Titans to Blows; Four-year battle between David Boies, Alan Dershowitz turns uglier following financier’s arrest”: Joe Palazzolo and Jacob Gershman will have this article in Friday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 9:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump likely to tap Scalia’s son for Labor chief”: Gabby Orr, Marianne LeVine, Anita Kumar, and Ian Kullgren of Politico have this report.

Posted at 7:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Elena Kagan encourages gerrymandering protesters: ‘Carry on the efforts.'” Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report.

Sam Levine of HuffPost reports that “Elena Kagan Says She’ll Never Accept Supreme Court’s Partisan Gerrymandering Ruling; Kagan dissented strongly in the June 27 case and said Thursday she was writing for the future.”

And Jacqueline Thomsen of The Hill has a report headlined “Kagan: I will ‘never accept’ Supreme Court’s ruling on partisan gerrymandering.”

Posted at 7:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Kagan Remarks at Georgetown University Law Center: Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan discusses the law and legal education at Georgetown University’s law center in Washington, DC.” C-SPAN has posted online at this link the video of this event from earlier this afternoon.

Posted at 5:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“When John Paul Stevens Eviscerated Antonin Scalia: The late justice dismantled originalism in his dissent in District of Columbia v. Heller, the landmark gun-rights case.” Matt Ford of The New Republic has this report.

Posted at 8:50 AM by Howard Bashman

“A ‘Train Wreck’ Was Averted at the Supreme Court, but for How Long? While the rule of law prevailed in the census case, it still hangs by a thread.” Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 8:40 AM by Howard Bashman