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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

“Jan. 6 committee subpoenas former White House counsel Pat Cipollone; The panel has been ramping up the pressure, believing his testimony about former president Donald Trump could be explosive”: Jacqueline Alemany and Josh Dawsey of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 9:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“First Amendment Confrontation May Loom in Post-Roe Fight; Without a federal right to abortion, questions about how states can regulate speech about it suddenly become much murkier”: Jeremy W. Peters of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 8:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Utah Supreme Court could see first female majority with new nominee; If confirmed by the Utah Senate, Judge Jill M. Pohlman would mark the third woman on the state’s five-justice high court”: Saige Miller of The Salt Lake Tribune has this report.

Posted at 8:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“When the Supreme Court Makes a Mistake: The history of the Supreme Court is replete with outrages and abominations, but they can be tough to overcome.” Peter Canellos has this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 8:17 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Says Oklahoma Can Protect Native American Victims; In a 5-4 decision in Castro-Huerta, the Justices begin to clean up their tribal McGirt mess”: This editorial will appear in Thursday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Missouri AG says state abortion ban does not prohibit Plan B or contraception; The clarification comes after a Kansas City hospital system said it would not provide emergency contraception in the wake of Missouri’s trigger ban on abortions”: Tessa Weinberg and Allison Kite of Missouri Independent have this report.

Posted at 4:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘It’s Not a Lie If You Believe It’; ‘Perjury is difficult to prove. But it is not necessary to prove it to realize that, sadly, Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh are no longer fit to serve on the Supreme Court.'” Law professor Scott Douglas Gerber has this essay online at The National Law Journal.

Posted at 2:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Americans’ approval of Supreme Court drops after abortion decision — Reuters/Ipsos”: Jason Lange of Reuters has this report.

Posted at 1:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court justice to remain at GW Law after thousands call for his removal”: Henry Huvos and Sophia Goedert of The GW Hatchet have a report that begins, “Officials announced GW Law will not fire Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas after more than 6,000 people signed a petition calling for his termination after he voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and end federal abortion protections.”

Posted at 1:01 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kansas City area health system stops providing Plan B in Missouri because of abortion ban”: Jonathan Shorman of The Kansas City Star has this report.

Posted at 12:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“For Many Women, Roe Was About More Than Abortion. It Was About Freedom. After the reversal of Roe v. Wade, some women are reconsidering their plans, including where they live, and wondering how best to channel their anger.” Julie Bosman has this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 12:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Midterms Pressure Senate, Biden on Circuit Court Appointments”: Madison Alder of Bloomberg Law has a report that begins, “Democrats risk running out of time before filling all current or expected federal appeals court vacancies with their grip on the Senate in doubt, legal scholars who follow judicial nominations say.”

Posted at 12:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Narrows Ruling for Tribes in Oklahoma; The decision followed a landmark 2020 ruling that said much of eastern Oklahoma falls within Indian reservation lands, limiting the authority of state prosecutors”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post reports that “Supreme Court says Oklahoma can prosecute crimes in ‘Indian Country.’

Jess Bravin and Sadie Gurman of The Wall Street Journal report that “Supreme Court Says Oklahoma Can Prosecute Non-Tribal Cases in Indian Country; Justices partially reverse 2020 ruling that placed nearly half the state under Native-American jurisdiction.”

John Fritze of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court sides with Oklahoma in battle over crimes on Native American territory.”

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court rules Oklahoma can prosecute crimes by non-Indians on reservations.”

Chris Casteel of The Oklahoman reports that “Oklahoma reclaims some criminal jurisdiction on reservations after Supreme Court ruling.”

And Curtis Killman of The Tulsa World has reports headlined “U.S. Supreme Court revisits McGirt: Oklahoma can prosecute non-Natives on tribal land” and “Decision to limit McGirt met with opposition from tribes, draws sharp dissent from Gorsuch.”

Posted at 12:35 PM 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 Brett M. Kavanaugh delivered the opinion of the Court in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, No. 21-429. And Justice Neil M. Gorsuch issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan joined. You can access the oral argument via this link.

2. And Justice Breyer delivered the opinion of the Court in Torres v. Texas Department of Public Safety, No. 20-603. Justice Kagan issued a concurring opinion. And Justice Clarence Thomas issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Gorsuch, and Amy Coney Barrett joined. You can access the oral argument via this link.

Posted at 10:01 AM by Howard Bashman