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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

“How aggressively should liberals attack the Supreme Court?” Columnists Paul Waldman and Greg Sargent have this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 7:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Harsh Reality of Post-Roe America Is Already Playing Out in Texas; Two women wanted abortions; Their struggle to get care is a preview — and warning — for the rest of the United States”: Katia Dmitrieva and Kelsey Butler of Bloomberg News have this report.

Posted at 7:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“South Florida synagogue sues over Florida’s new 15-week abortion ban”: Jim Saunders of the News Service of Florida has this report.

Posted at 4:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“House Approves Supreme Court Security Bill, Sending It to Biden; A measure extending police protection to the immediate families of Supreme Court justices passed the House overwhelmingly”: Carl Hulse of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 4:38 PM by Howard Bashman

En banc Fourth Circuit affirms federal district court ruling that struck down as unconstitutional a North Carolina charter school rule that girls wear skirts: You can access today’s 10-to-6 en banc ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit at this link.

A frequent correspondent of the blog emailed to note the “Deliciously Wilkinsonian Wilkinson dissent.”

Update: In early news coverage, Patrick Dorrian of Bloomberg Law reports that “North Carolina Charter School Skirt Rule Violated Girls’ Rights” (subscription required for full access).

Nate Raymond of Reuters reports that “North Carolina charter school’s skirt requirement for girls unconstitutional, court rules.”

And Avalon Zoppo of The National Law Journal has a report headlined “‘Baffling and Disturbing’: Judges Trade Barbs as En Banc 4th Circuit Strikes Skirts-Only School Dress Code; One concurring judge called a dissenter’s argument ‘so plainly wrong it borders on the offensive.’

Posted at 3:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“The untold story of Ginni Thomas’ anti-cult activism — after she was ‘deprogrammed’; Ginni Thomas became an anti-cult activist after being pulled out of a self-help program in the 1980s, she said in a video obtained by NBC News; Several people who knew her then are surprised by her apparent embrace of election conspiracies that originated with QAnon”: Allan Smith and Alex Seitz-Wald of NBC News have this report.

Posted at 1:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Will the Supreme Court decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta leave states with an unfunded mandate?” Allison Herrera of KOSU Radio has this report.

Posted at 12:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Man accused in Kavanaugh plot texted sister before surrender, police say; Authorities allege Nicholas Roske followed a detailed plan long enough to support charge of attempted murder”: Dan Morse has this article in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 11:18 AM by Howard Bashman

“Barrett v. Gorsuch: Justice Amy Coney Barrett and Neil Gorsuch are disagreeing more than you might think, but Justice Barrett appears to have the upper hand.” Jonathan H. Adler has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 10:33 AM by Howard Bashman

“The worst decisions in the history of the Washington Supreme Court, according to the chief justice”: David Gutman of The Seattle Times has this report.

Posted at 10:12 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Rejects Bail Hearings for Jailed Immigrants; A federal law, the justices ruled, does not require immigration judges to consider whether immigrants may be released while their challenges are pending”: Adam Liptak has this article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

In today’s edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes has an article headlined “Supreme Court rules against detained immigrants facing deportation.”

In today’s edition of The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage has an article headlined “Supreme Court rejects bond hearings for immigrants facing deportation.”

In today’s edition of The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko has an article headlined “Detained immigrants can be held indefinitely, Supreme Court rules.”

John Fritze of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court curbs ability of immigrants to challenge indefinite detention with bond hearings; A group of immigrants argued the law requires the government to provide a bond hearing with an immigration judge after six months of detention; The Supreme Court ruled the law says no such thing.”

And Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court backs DHS’ ability to detain illegal immigrants.”

Posted at 10:03 AM by Howard Bashman

“Was Andy Warhol’s portrait of Prince copyright infringement? How this case could reshape IP law. Warhol v. Goldsmith is going to the Supreme Court for review. The case could have a major impact on copyright.” Law professor Jessica Silbey has this essay online at Salon.

On Friday, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts filed its Brief for Petitioner in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Posted at 9:14 AM by Howard Bashman