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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

“U.S. Senate confirms Biden judicial pick Davis for 6th Circuit seat”: Nate Raymond of Reuters has this report.

And Rose Wagner of Courthouse News Service reports that “Black judge installed by Trump confirmed to 6th Circuit; Judge Stephanie Dawkins Davis holds the distinction of securing her nominations in both the Trump and Biden administrations.”

Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. District Judge Stephanie Dawkins Davis to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by a vote of 49-to-43.

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court battles over ballots in the McCormick-Oz Pennsylvania Senate race have split the GOP; With a recount looming, state and national Republican Party officials vowed Tuesday to oppose Senate candidate David McCormick’s legal push to have thousands of contested mail ballots counted”: Jeremy Roebuck, Jonathan Lai, and Julia Terruso of The Philadelphia Inquirer have this report.

And Marc Levy of The Associated Press reports that “Court battles go down to count deadline in Pa. Senate race.”

You can view the filings in the Pa. Supreme Court case concerning undated mail-in ballots via this link.

Posted at 9:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“Courts stymie abortion bans in Iowa, other GOP-led states”: Thomas Beaumont and David Pitt of The Associated Press have this report.

Posted at 9:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Can Roberts steer Supreme Court safely through abortion case crisis?” Henry Gass of The Christian Science Monitor has this report.

Posted at 9:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“To the extent that the Supreme Court in Bell preserved the understanding that a ‘wholly insubstantial and frivolous’ claim somehow fails even to invoke the federal courts’ subject-matter jurisdiction, it was wrong.” So wrote Eleventh Circuit Judge Kevin C. Newsom on Friday in a concurring opinion, in which the other two judges on the three-judge panel also joined.

Posted at 10:09 AM by Howard Bashman

“Dan Markel murder: Cell phone, money trail in Magbanua retrial spotlight on Day 4 | recap.” Karl Etters of The Tallahassee Democrat has this report.

Posted at 9:28 AM by Howard Bashman

“Dan Markel murder: Katherine Magbanua retrial (Day 5 – May 24).” The Tallahassee Democrat is live-streaming today’s trial proceedings on YouTube via this link.

Posted at 9:16 AM by Howard Bashman