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Friday, June 24, 2022

“The Conservative Legal Push to Overturn Roe v. Wade Was 50 Years in the Making; An increasingly influential movement questioned the view of constitutional rights underpinning the decision”: Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 10:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court’s abortion ruling puts spotlight on Pa. governor and state legislative races; Both parties know the midterm campaign will decide the fate of abortion access in the state; And they intend to make access to the procedure a key issue ahead of this fall”: Anna Orso, Chris Brennan, and Andrew Seidman of The Philadelphia Inquirer have this report.

Posted at 10:21 PM by Howard Bashman

“When the Supreme Court Takes Away a Long-Held Constitutional Right: The crude reality of the political machinations involved in overruling Roe v. Wade makes it galling to read the Court’s self-portrayal as a picture of proper judicial restraint.” Law professor Jeannie Suk Gersen has this Daily Comment online at The New Yorker.

Posted at 9:51 PM by Howard Bashman

“Jackson’s Pink House staff members say goodbyes, plan for the future in a post-Roe world”: Wicker Perlis of The Clarion Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi has this report.

Posted at 9:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“Abortion Goes Back to the People; In Dobbs, the Supreme Court finally corrects its historic mistake in Roe v. Wade“: This editorial will appear in Saturday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 9:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Overturns Roe and Casey”: You can access today’s new episode of the “Advisory Opinions” podcast, featuring David French and Sarah Isgur, via this link.

Posted at 8:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending right to abortion upheld for decades”: Nina Totenberg had this audio segment on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

Posted at 8:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alito Ignores Abortion Backlash and Rebuffs Justices’ Critiques”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson and Lydia Wheeler of Bloomberg Law have this report.

Posted at 8:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Her illegal abortion paved the way for Roe. 56 years later she shares her story.” Brittny Mejia of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Posted at 5:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“What the Supreme Court’s Gun Ruling Means for New York: On Thursday, a conservative majority struck down a hundred-and-eleven-year-old gun law restricting the ability to carry handguns outside of the home.” Eric Lach has this post online at The New Yorker.

Posted at 3:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“We’re Not Going Back to the Time Before Roe. We’re Going Somewhere Worse. We are entering an era not just of unsafe abortions but of the widespread criminalization of pregnancy.” Jia Tolentino will have this Comment in the July 4, 2022 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 3:21 PM by Howard Bashman

“Which rights are next on the Supreme Court’s chopping block? Roe v. Wade is now overruled. Are access to contraception, same-sex marriage, and even the right to choose your own sex partners next?” Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

And online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a jurisprudence essay titled “The Supreme Court’s Next Target Is Marriage Equality. It Won’t Be the Last. Trust the liberal justices: Dobbs puts many other rights in grave and immediate jeopardy.”

Posted at 3:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Can Companies Still Cover Abortion Travel Costs? After the repeal of Roe v. Wade, and trigger laws banning abortion in 13 states, the legality of covering employees’ costs traveling out of state will come into question.” Law professor Stephen L. Carter has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 3:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ending Roe Is Institutional Suicide for Supreme Court; It’s no exaggeration to say that the abortion decision, written by Justice Samuel Alito and joined by four other conservatives, is one of the worst decisions in the court’s history”: Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 1:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Paul Clement Leaves Kirkland & Ellis Amid A Dispute Over Gun Cases; Paul Clement and Erin Murphy will launch an appellate boutique, Clement Murphy, PLLC”: David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 1:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“States Rush to Revamp Laws After Supreme Court’s Gun Ruling; After some restrictions on gun permits were deemed unconstitutional, legislators announced plans to craft new laws that honor the ruling while still creating limits”: Eric Lipton, Shawn Hubler, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, and Serge F. Kovaleski of The New York Times have this report.

Posted at 12:01 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court gives states green light to ban abortion, overturning Roe; The bombshell decision is set to upend races across the country as governors, attorneys general, and other state and local leaders gain new powers to decide when abortion will be permitted”: Josh Gerstein and Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico have this report.

Quint Forgey of Politico has a report headlined “Justice Thomas: SCOTUS ‘should reconsider’ contraception, same-sex marriage rulings; Democrats warned that the court would seek to undo other constitutional rights if it overturned Roe v. Wade, as it did on Friday.”

And Myah Ward of Politico has a report headlined “‘With sorrow … we dissent’: Liberal justices rebuke decision to overturn Roe; They warn of how far state leaders could push this newfound power.”

Posted at 11:55 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion”: Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.

Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung of Reuters report that “U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade abortion landmark.”

And Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Supreme Court Overturns Roe, Transforming Abortion-Rights Fight; High court upholds Mississippi’s 15-week ban on procedure; Court votes 5-4 to overturn Roe, with Roberts stopping short.”

Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman

Access today’s rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court issued rulings in two argued cases.

1. Justice Elena Kagan delivered the opinion of the Court in Becerra v. Empire Health Foundation, For Valley Hospital Medical Center, No. 20-1312. And Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh issued a dissenting opinion, in which Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., Samuel A. Alito, Jr., and Neil M. Gorsuch joined. You can access the oral argument via this link.

2. And Justice Alito delivered the opinion of the Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, No. 19-1392. Justices Clarence Thomas and Kavanaugh issued concurring opinions. Chief Justice Roberts issued an opinion concurring in the judgment. And Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Kagan collectively issued a dissenting opinion. You can access the oral argument via this link.

Posted at 10:01 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s gun ruling is a serious misfire”: Columnist George F. Will has this op-ed in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 9:54 AM by Howard Bashman