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Thursday, June 16, 2022

“Synagogue Sues Florida, Saying Abortion Restrictions Violate Religious Freedoms; A South Florida congregation said that under Jewish law, abortion ‘is required if necessary to protect the health, mental or physical well-being’ of a pregnant woman”: Eliza Fawcett will have this article in Friday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 10:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Historic marker in Windsor to honor woman enslaved by Supreme Court justice”: Liz Sauchelli of the Valley News of West Lebanon, New Hampshire has a report that begins, “A historic marker honoring Dinah, a woman who was enslaved by a Vermont Supreme Court justice after slavery was banned by the state constitution, will be placed Saturday morning in Windsor.”

Posted at 7:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Sotomayor Says Supreme Court Can ‘Regain the Public’s Confidence’; Speaking to a liberal legal group, she praised Justice Clarence Thomas and urged her audience not to lose faith in the court”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Ariane de Vogue of CNN reports that “Sonia Sotomayor says she and Clarence Thomas share a ‘common understanding about people and kindness.’

And Paul Blumenthal of HuffPost reports that “Sonia Sotomayor Reassures Liberals As Conservative Decisions Loom; When asked about the collapse in trust in the court, the justice said she still believes ‘the arc of history bends toward justice.’

Posted at 7:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“States Prepare to Quickly Implement Abortion ‘Trigger’ Laws; The regulations, designed to go into effect if Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, would ban most abortions in 13 states”: Jennifer Calfas of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 7:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Biden nominates Dana Douglas, magistrate in New Orleans, for U.S. 5th Circuit appeals court; If confirmed, she would be the first minority woman to serve on the panel”: John Simerman of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report.

Posted at 1:17 PM by Howard Bashman

“In ‘skirts only’ school case, 4th Circuit says innovation great, inequality ain’t”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post.

Posted at 1:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“US Supreme Court rules El Paso Tigua tribe can legally have bingo at Speaking Rock casino”: Vic Kolenc has this front page article in today’s edition of The El Paso Times.

In today’s edition of The Houston Chronicle, Benjamin Wermund has a front page article headlined “Texas loses U.S. Supreme Court case against Native American tribes over bingo.”

And Reese Oxner of The Texas Tribune reports that “Supreme Court sides with tribes in fight with Texas over authorized gambling on their lands; The ruling doesn’t expand the kinds of games tribes can offer on their lands but reaffirms their autonomy to regulate gambling activities that aren’t prohibited in Texas, regardless of the state’s rules.”

Posted at 1:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Merrick Garland says threats against Supreme Court justices are taken ‘extraordinarily seriously'”: Whitney Wild, Evan Perez, Manu Raju, and Hannah Rabinowitz of CNN have this report.

Posted at 12:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“Iowa Supreme Court to rule on abortion waiting period, may overturn constitutional right”: William Morris of The Des Moines Register has a report that begins, “The Iowa Supreme Court will issue its ruling Friday in a closely-watched decision that could govern the future of abortion access in the state.”

Posted at 12:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Jan. 6 committee will invite Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court justice, to testify on emails with Trump lawyer Eastman”: Dan Mangan and Brian Schwartz of CNBC have this report.

Posted at 12:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Bracing for the End of Roe v. Wade, the White House Weighs Executive Actions; The Biden administration has been deluged with ideas to help mitigate a Supreme Court ruling expected to overturn abortion rights, but many come with legal risks”: Charlie Savage of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 9:32 AM by Howard Bashman

“Trump Lawyer Cited ‘Heated Fight’ Among Justices Over Election Suits; In an email weeks after the election, another lawyer advising the Trump campaign responded that the prospect of ‘”wild” chaos’ on Jan. 6 could lead the Supreme Court to take up a case”: Luke Broadwater and Maggie Haberman have this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 9:30 AM by Howard Bashman