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Monday, May 9, 2022

“Judicial Notice (05.07.22): Cui Bono? My speculation on Leakgate — and other legal news from the week that was.” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 7:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court gets defensive after abortion draft leak; The justices take the spotlight in an era when violence against public officials and attacks on buildings have increased”: Michael Macagnone of Roll Call has this report.

Posted at 5:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Dan Markel Case: Charlie Adelson Gets A New Lawyer; Why did his first lawyer, David Oscar Markus, withdraw from the case?” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 4:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Illinois Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman to retire, leaving opening on the court”: Andrew Adams of The State Journal-Register of Springfield, Illinois has this report.

You can access Justice Garman’s retirement announcement at this link.

Posted at 3:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Outside Philly and Pittsburgh, it can be as hard to get an abortion in Pa. as in Mississippi; Although Pennsylvania never enacted restrictions as stringent as Mississippi’s ban on abortions after 15 weeks, the laws on the books still mostly wiped out access from Philly to Pittsburgh”: Sarah Gantz of The Philadelphia Inquirer has this report.

And Becky Jacobs of The Salt Lake Tribune has an article headlined “Here’s who gets abortions in Utah — and what help is available if Roe v. Wade is overturned; Abortion access in the Beehive State could soon change.”

Posted at 3:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“How Alito’s Draft Opinion on Abortion Rights Would Change America: One way to illustrate the reach of the leaked draft by the Supreme Court Justice is to look at what the options for defending reproductive rights would be in its wake.” Amy Davidson Sorkin has this Comment in the May 16, 2022 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 3:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Woman Who Killed Roe: Marjorie Dannenfelser’s single-minded pursuit of an end to abortion.” Kerry Howley has this article in the May 9, 2022 edition of New York magazine.

Posted at 3:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court as an Instrument of Oppression”: Columnist Charles M. Blow has this op-ed in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 2:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“White House warns against ‘violence, threats, or vandalism’ after protests outside Supreme Court justices homes”: Betsy Klein of CNN has this report.

Posted at 2:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Abortion rights activists demonstrate outside conservative Supreme Court justices’ homes; A candlelight vigil is planned for Monday night outside the home of Justice Samuel Alito, who wrote the leaked draft opinion”: Rebecca Shabad of NBC News has this report.

Posted at 11:14 AM by Howard Bashman

“SNL’s McKinnon tries a Justice Barrett impression. Will it stick? The show turns to its most proven player to respond to news that the court is preparing to overturn Roe v. Wade.” Travis M. Andrews of The Washington Post has this report.

Update: You can view the video on YouTube via this link.

Posted at 8:10 AM by Howard Bashman

“How the Georgia Supreme Court could keep abortion legal in state”: Shannon McCaffrey of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has this report.

Posted at 8:05 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Leak Prompts New Look at Old Way of Doing Business”: Sam Skolnik, Andrea Vittorio, and Madison Alder of Bloomberg Law have this report.

Posted at 8:02 AM by Howard Bashman

“If Roe Falls, Is Same-Sex Marriage Next? The leaked draft opinion that would eliminate the constitutional right to abortion sent mixed signals about what other precedents might be at risk.” Adam Liptak has this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 7:58 AM by Howard Bashman