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Sunday, July 17, 2022

“After New Abortion Laws, Some Patients Have Trouble Obtaining Miscarriage Treatment; Surgical procedures and medication for miscarriages are identical to those for abortion, and some patients report delayed or denied miscarriage care because doctors and pharmacists fear running afoul of abortion bans”: Pam Belluck of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 9:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Penn Law dean requests Faculty Senate impose ‘major sanction’ against Amy Wax”: Jared Mitovich of The Daily Pennsylvanian has an article that begins, “Penn Law School Dean Ted Ruger requested that the Faculty Senate impose a ‘major sanction’ against tenured Penn Law professor Amy Wax, an action that brings the University closer to potentially terminating the controversial academic.”

And Susan Snyder of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that “Penn law dean seeks ‘major sanction’ against professor Amy Wax; ‘Wax has repeatedly used the platform she was granted when she became a professor . . . to disparage immigrants, people of color, and women, including law students, alumni and faculty,’ the letter said.”

The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression has posted a copy of the letter online at this link.

Posted at 7:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court ‘Originalists’ Are Flying a False Flag; The new conservative majority promised to heed the intent of the Constitution’s framers to restrain judicial overreach; Instead, it cherry-picks history to rationalize its activism”: Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 6:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“A post-Roe surge could reshape this Illinois steel mill town; Granite City, a conservative-leaning community near St. Louis, now offers the closest abortion clinics for many patients across the South and Midwest”: Caroline Kitchener of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 5:11 PM by Howard Bashman

“In the Face of Fact, the Supreme Court Chose Faith”: Columnist Pamela Paul has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 5:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“Clarence Thomas, Jan. 6 and a tipping point for Supreme Court ethics; The Jan. 6 committee has unearthed evidence of potentially egregious conduct, underscoring exactly why an ethics code is now an urgent national priority”: Law professor Scott L. Cummings has this essay online at NBC News.

Posted at 5:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“Concealed weapons: California looks to restrict how people can carry guns in wake of U.S. Supreme Court ruling.” Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

Posted at 5:00 PM by Howard Bashman