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Thursday, May 12, 2022

“Goldman presses 2nd Circ to put teeth in Supreme Court class certification ruling”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post.

Posted at 9:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“What’s the Point of Going to Brett Kavanaugh’s House? Demonstrators have largely given up on changing the Supreme Court justices’ minds. But they’re still showing up.” Elaine Godfrey of The Atlantic has this report.

Posted at 9:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Livestreaming of federal appellate arguments may outlive pandemic, judiciary says”: Nate Raymond of Reuters has this report.

Posted at 9:06 PM by Howard Bashman

“Paul Weiss Can Bill Oklahoma Up to $1.4 Million in Tribal Case”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 9:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alito reluctant to discuss state of Supreme Court after Roe leak”: Robert Barnes and Lauren Lumpkin of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 8:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Happy the Elephant Has Lawyers Arguing to Free Her From the Zoo; Lawsuits also argue that lakes and wild rice have legal rights, too”: Corinne Ramey and Deanna Paul will have this front page article in Friday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 7:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Don’t Hold Your Breath for a Supreme Court Leak Investigation; Chief Justice Roberts has called for a probe that the high court seemingly lacks the tools to conduct; Meanwhile, the guessing game over Politico’s bombshell consumes Washington”: Charlotte Klein has this post online at Vanity Fair.

Posted at 7:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Senate Democrats’ imaginary majority; From abortion to Ukraine aid to immigration, the caucus is confronting its ‘tenuous’ control over the chamber”: Burgess Everett of Politico has this report.

Posted at 5:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals Court Revives Texas Law Targeting Social Media Companies; The law, prompted by complaints from conservatives, allows people to sue large online platforms that remove posts expressing a particular viewpoint”: David McCabe of The New York Times has this report.

My earlier coverage of yesterday’s Fifth Circuit order can be accessed here and here.

Posted at 5:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“Some are scolding protesters at justices’ homes. It’s misdirection.” Columnist Petula Dvorak has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 5:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘Be very afraid’: Mayor Adams predicts peril in NYC if Supreme Court strikes down gun license law.” Chris Sommerfeldt of The New York Daily News has this report.

Posted at 4:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s Death Penalty Jurisprudence Is a Cruel Joke. The entire legal system failed Clarence Dixon. It still put him to death.” Yvette Borja has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 1:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Just How Incredibly F***ed Up Is Texas’ Social Media Content Moderation Law?” Mike Masnick has this post (whose title I have slightly cleaned up) at Techdirt.

Posted at 1:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Religious Right and the Abortion Myth: White evangelicals in the 1970s didn’t initially care about abortion; They organized to defend racial segregation in evangelical institutions — and only seized on banning abortion because it was more palatable than their real goal.” Professor Randall Balmer has this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 11:23 AM by Howard Bashman

“What The SCOTUS Leaker Might Say For Themselves: Here’s my attempt to channel a lefty law-clerk leaker in Dobbs.” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 10:56 AM by Howard Bashman

“Republicans grill Biden judicial pick for upholding COVID-19 religious service curbs”: Nate Raymond of Reuters has a report that begins, “U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday sharply questioned a judge nominated for a seat on a federal appeals court about his decision early in the COVID-19 pandemic to uphold a stay-at-home order by Illinois’ governor that limited in-person church services.”

You can access via this link the video of yesterday’s U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, which featured two federal appellate court nominees.

Posted at 10:02 AM by Howard Bashman

“Justices will meet for the first time since publication of draft opinion on Roe shook the foundations of the court”: Ariane de Vogue of CNN has this report.

Posted at 9:56 AM by Howard Bashman

“US Justices Are Looking More Like Politicians; Supreme Court leaks and abortion protests outside homes are signs of an institution that is losing its distinctive place in the American political ecology”: Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 9:51 AM by Howard Bashman

“How We Fought Each Other at Michigan Law: Two law professors with opposing views on most constitutional issues show how, especially in this polarized age, it’s important to engage and debate rather than shut down and ruin the lives of people with whom we have disagreements.” Andrew Koppelman and Ilya Shapiro have this post at “heterodox: the blog.”

Posted at 9:46 AM by Howard Bashman

“How a Supreme Court case about pig farms could muddy looming debate over out-of-state abortions; Missouri is already eyeing a law that would discourage residents from crossing into neighboring Illinois to get an abortion; Other states could follow Missouri’s lead if Roe v. Wade is overruled”: John Fritze of USA Today has this report (subscription required for full access).

Posted at 9:38 AM by Howard Bashman