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Friday, May 13, 2022

“Katherine Magbanua trial in Dan Markel murder a go for next week”: Karl Etters of The Tallahassee Democrat has this report.

Posted at 9:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“An Abortion Miss for Politicized Science; The Lancet, a medical journal, decides it has expertise in American law”: This editorial will appear in Saturday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 9:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Abortion-Pill Providers Prepare to Reach Patients in Restrictive States; As Roe v. Wade decision looms, telemedicine groups in the U.S. and abroad experience a surge in patients”: Dominique Mosbergen will have this article in Saturday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 9:21 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court and the End of the Democratic Century: With Roe v. Wade seemingly set to be overturned, it’s worth remembering how fickle history can be.” Professor Seth Masket has this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 4:19 PM by Howard Bashman

“Protesters rally outside US supreme court justices’ homes ahead of pro-choice marches; Protests have been occurring since the leak as organizations prepare for a nationwide day of marches on Saturday”: Lauren Burke of The Guardian (UK) has this report.

Posted at 4:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Move to Scrap Roe Opens Justices to ‘Politicians in Robes’ Label”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 4:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Memory in the Making: Our Classical Legal Tradition.” Brian Tamanaha has this post at the “Balkinization” blog, wherein he writes, “We are currently witnessing the birth of a new entrepreneurial memory, what Adrian Vermeule calls our ‘classical legal tradition.'”

Posted at 4:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“Two GOP judges just stripped social media companies of basic First Amendment rights; The First Amendment doesn’t apply to Republicans anymore?” Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 3:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Texas can resume child abuse investigations for transgender care, Supreme Court says”: Chuck Lindell of The Austin American-Statesman has this report.

J. David Goodman of The New York Times reports that “Top Texas Court Allows Abuse Inquiries of Parents of Transgender Children; But the court said Gov. Greg Abbott did not have the authority to order such investigations, acknowledging they could cause ‘irreparable harm.’

And Eleanor Klibanoff of The Texas Tribune reports that “Texas Supreme Court allows child abuse investigations into families of transgender teens to continue; The high court also raised questions about why the state opened these investigations in the first place, noting that the child welfare agency is not bound by directives from the governor.”

Today’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Texas consists of a majority opinion written in part by two different Justices, a concurring opinion, and an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part.

Posted at 2:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“The 5th Circuit’s Reinstatement of Texas’ Internet Censorship Law Could Break Social Media”: Mark Joseph Stern has this essay online at Slate.

Posted at 2:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Abortion has only been legal in Missouri for 49 years; Here’s what came before Roe v. Wade”: Jonathan Shorman of The Kansas City Star has this report.

Posted at 10:56 AM by Howard Bashman

“I Invented Gilead. The Supreme Court Is Making It Real. I thought I was writing fiction in The Handmaid’s Tale.” Margaret Atwood has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 10:53 AM by Howard Bashman

“The other scary thing about Alito’s draft ruling on abortion”: Jonathan Capehart has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 10:35 AM by Howard Bashman

“Challenging secrecy in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel”: Stephanie Krent and Larry Siems have this essay online at Columbia Journalism Review.

Posted at 9:54 AM by Howard Bashman

“What’s the ius in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization?” Kevin C. Walsh has this post at the “Mirror of Justice” blog.

Posted at 9:45 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Abortion Converts: We used to be anti-abortion; Why did we change our minds?” Sarah Jones has this post at the “Intelligencer” blog of New York magazine.

Posted at 9:42 AM by Howard Bashman