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Monday, July 22, 2019

“I’m Glad the Government Is Protecting Our Most Vulnerable People: Chick-fil-A.” Rebecca Saltzman has this post online at McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.

Posted at 7:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Stevens on Robert F. Kennedy, the Warren Court and the Decision That Led to Binge-Watching; A few months before his death last week, the retired justice spoke about his life and work”: Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 7:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Lies In Repose”: Nina Totenberg had this audio segment on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

Posted at 6:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judge Halil Ozerden — Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit”: Harsh Voruganti has this post at his blog, “The Vetting Room.”

Posted at 6:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“John Locke, Justice Gorsuch, and Gundy v. United States”: At the “Balkinization” blog, Richard Primus has a post that begins, “An earlier post on this blog by Mark Tushnet explained that Justice Gorsuch’s dissent in Gundy v. United States, which fires a loud shot across the bow of the administrative state, contained something like a fictionalized account of the facts behind Schechter Poultry.”

Mark Tushnet’s earlier post was titled “Epistemic Closure at the Supreme Court.”

Posted at 1:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Should Congress Codify the Dormant Commerce Clause?” Michael C. Dorf has this post at his blog, “Dorf on Law.”

Posted at 1:37 PM by Howard Bashman

“John Paul Stevens lies in repose at Supreme Court today”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that “President Trump, Supreme Court justices pay respects to late Associate Justice John Paul Stevens.”

Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press reports that “Stevens praised as ‘brilliant man’ at Supreme Court ceremony.”

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that “Trump, justices pay respects to late U.S. jurist Stevens.”

Greg Stohr and Josh Wingrove of Bloomberg News report that “Trump Visits Supreme Court to Pay Respects to Late Justice Stevens.”

Ariane de Vogue of CNN reports that “Dozens of former law clerks standing vigil for Justice John Paul Stevens as he lies in repose.”

And at “SCOTUSblog,” Mark Walsh has a post titled “A Supreme Court ceremony for Justice Stevens: ‘A modest and humble man.’

Posted at 1:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Private Plaintiffs Are Still Standing in Texas v. U.S.; If the Private Plaintiffs in NFIB v. Sebelius were injured by the mandate, then the Private Plaintiffs in Texas v. U.S. are injured by the mandate”: Josh Blackman has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy,” where Josh is now a full-fledged co-blogger.

Posted at 10:32 AM by Howard Bashman

“Just Ideology? A Study Finds Another Predictor of Supreme Court Decisions.” In Tuesday’s edition of The New York Times, Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his “Sidebar” column.

It begins, “Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has said he sometimes misses the old days, when ‘the sole practitioner with the battered briefcase’ would arrive in Washington from the hinterlands to argue a once-in-a-career case at the Supreme Court. These days, that lawyer has usually been replaced by one specializing in Supreme Court advocacy.”

Posted at 10:20 AM by Howard Bashman

“Getting His Clerkship”: At “SCOTUSblog,” John Q. Barrett has a guest post that begins, “In 1945, John Paul Stevens, age twenty-five, returned to his native Chicago.”

Posted at 8:33 AM by Howard Bashman