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Friday, July 19, 2019

“Trump’s Labor Pick Has Defended Corporations, and One Killer Whale; Eugene Scalia, whom Mr. Trump plans to nominate as labor secretary, has been a go-to lawyer for businesses like UPS and SeaWorld”: Noam Scheiber will have this article in Saturday’s edition of The New York Times.

Jeff Stein and Rachel Siegel of The Washington Post report that “Eugene Scalia has defended Wall Street, Walmart and SeaWorld. Now he’s Trump’s pick for labor secretary.”

And David Harrison and Andrew Ackerman of The Wall Street Journal report that “Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia Has Long Fought Rules Aimed at Business; Trump’s proposed successor to Alexander Acosta challenged aspects of Dodd-Frank, ergonomics rules.”

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“These maps from a dead GOP operative’s secret files are now on display in court”: Will Doran of The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina has this report.

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“For Stevens, Chevron Decision Defined How Supreme Court Changed”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report.

And in commentary, The Washington Post has published an editorial titled “The United States is a better place today because of John Paul Stevens.” Also online at that newspaper, law professor Jonathan Turley has an essay titled “John Paul Stevens was the Babe Ruth of the bench, minus the theatrics; He found his voice — and his vision — on the Supreme Court.” Columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. has an essay titled “We can either choose Trump’s vision of America, or John Paul Stevens’s.” Cliff Sloan has an essay titled “John Paul Stevens, the rule-of-law justice.” Columnist Charles Lane has an essay titled “Thank (or blame) John Paul Stevens for your binge-watching habit.” Columnist Harry Litman has an essay titled “John Paul Stevens was appointed by a Republican. But he had an independent streak.” And columnist Henry Olsen has an essay titled “We don’t have justices like John Paul Stevens anymore. That’s a good thing.”

The New York Sun has published an editorial titled “John Paul Stevens.”

Online at The Week, W. James Antle III has an essay titled “What John Paul Stevens inadvertently taught conservatives about the Supreme Court.”

Online at The Atlantic, law professor Garrett Epps has an essay titled “The Case That Changed John Paul Stevens’s Life: When the late justice was a child, his father was arrested.”

Online at Bloomberg Opinion, law professor Stephen L. Carter has an essay titled “Five Opinions That Show Justice Stevens’s Greatness; He did his own work and was proud of it.”

Online at The Conversation, law professor Merritt McAlister has an essay titled “Justice Stevens, Babe Ruth and the best law clerk assignment ever.”

At “Dorf on Law,” Anne M. Voigts has a guest post titled “Remembering Justice Stevens.”

At the Brennan Center for Justice, Andrew Cohen has an essay titled “Regrets, He Had a Few: The Legacy of John Paul Stevens; It takes a modest man, an honorable man, to admit his mistakes. The late justice did just that.”

Online at ABA Journal, Mark Walsh has a post titled “Justice John Paul Stevens: Remembering a man of modesty, remarkable intellect.”

And online at “SCOTUSblog,” Paul Clement has a guest post titled “Justice Stevens at oral argument: Often fatal; always kind.” Ian Gershengorn has a guest post titled “Remembering Justice Stevens.” Jeffrey Fisher has a guest post titled “Justice Stevens: Setting an example for all of us.” And Kenneth Manaster has a guest post titled “July 16, 1969: Judicial launch.”

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“The History Behind the Supreme Court Showdown Over Tribal Land Is Bloody and Violent. For Rebecca Nagle, It’s Also Personal. The Cherokee journalist unpacks the case that could restore half of Oklahoma’s lands to Native tribes.” Delilah Friedler of Mother Jones has this profile of Rebecca Nagle, host of the must-hear podcast “This Land.”

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“Where Roe v. Wade Has the Biggest Effect: In a post-Roe world, abortions would fall significantly, and access would become highly uneven.” Quoctrung Bui, Claire Cain Miller, and Margot Sanger-Katz have this interactive report online at The Upshot site of The New York Times.

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“Justice Elena Kagan uses Spider-Man to warn of Supreme Court’s ‘great responsibility’ to follow precedent”: Joan Biskupic of CNN has this report.

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“Mississippi Quotes John Roberts to Defend Its Racist Election Law; The state’s response to a lawsuit by four black voters shows the wide ramifications of the Supreme Court’s recent gerrymandering ruling”: Matt Ford of The New Republic has this report.

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“How Donald Trump is breaking the law: The writ of the courts still runs — for now; But Trump is remaking the American bench, and destroying the norms on which democracy depends.” Dahlia Lithwick has this article in the Summer 2019 issue of Prospect (UK) magazine.

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