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Thursday, July 7, 2022

“Roy Moore loses appeal in $95 million lawsuit against Sacha Baron Cohen”: Paul Gattis of The Birmingham News has this report.

Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that “Sacha Baron Cohen beats ex-judge Roy Moore’s defamation appeal.”

Mary Anne Pazanowski of Bloomberg Law reports that “Roy Moore Loses Appeal Over Sacha Baron Cohen Pedophile Skit.”

And Nina Pullano of Courthouse News Service reports that “Roy Moore loses Sacha Baron Cohen defamation appeal; The ruling puts to rest claims that began shortly after Roy Moore’s Senate run was thwarted by allegations that he had sexual contact with minors while in his 30s.”

You can access today’s non-precedential Summary Order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.

Posted at 4:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Needn’t Fear Political Backlash on Abortion; History shows that the justices can undermine their legitimacy with decisions that block popular measures like the New Deal, but not when they cede authority to policy makers”: Ramesh Ponnuru has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 4:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh makes a play for the high court’s swing vote; As the conservative majority takes aim at reshaping American law, experts ask if the second of three Trump administration appointees will be an enabling or limiting vote”: Kelsey Reichmann of Courthouse News Service has this report.

Posted at 4:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Mississippi’s last clinic performs final abortions Wednesday, ban takes effect Thursday”: Wicker Perlis of The Clarion Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi has this report.

Posted at 9:36 AM by Howard Bashman