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Tuesday, July 19, 2022

“White House eyes limited abortion health emergency declaration; Once more, however, aides are hung up on whether the policy would get tripped up by the courts”: Adam Cancryn of Politico has this report.

Posted at 10:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“House Moves to Protect Same-Sex Marriage From Supreme Court Reversal; The legislation, which garnered some Republican support, would recognize same-sex marriages at the federal level; It faces an uncertain path in the Senate”: Stephanie Lai will have this article in Wednesday’s edition of The New York Times.

Marianna Sotomayor, Leigh Ann Caldwell, and Paul Kane of The Washington Post report that “House passes protection for same-sex, interracial marriages with bipartisan support.”

Eliza Collins of The Wall Street Journal reports that “House Passes Bill to Protect Same-Sex and Interracial Marriages; Democrats say bill is needed after Supreme Court ruling striking down abortion rights.”

And Anthony Adragna of Politico reports that “47 House Republicans vote to write same-sex marriage into law; Backers of the bill included leadership such as Elise Stefanik and Tom Emmer, as well as Liz Cheney and House Freedom Caucus Chair Scott Perry.”

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Brett Kavanaugh’s neighbors: For abortion rights but tired of protests; Weekly demonstrations on their street prompt increased noise complaints; police warn of possible arrests.” Dan Morse and Ellie Silverman of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 9:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democratic lawmakers including Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Speier and more arrested in abortion rights protest in front of the Supreme Court”: Edward-Isaac Dovere of CNN has this report.

Posted at 5:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court asked to punish Texas over use of ‘Trump judges'”: Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times has a report that begins, “Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. famously declared that there were no Trump judges or Obama judges. He is about to get a real test on that matter.”

Posted at 4:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Doctor who provided abortion for Ohio girl files claim for damages against Todd Rokita”: Tony Cook of The Indianapolis Star has an article that begins, “Dr. Caitlin Bernard, who was cast into the national spotlight after providing abortion services for a 10-year-old Ohio girl, has filed a claim for damages against Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita — a first step toward a possible defamation lawsuit.”

Posted at 4:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s Extreme Power Grab; In West Virginia v. EPA, the conservative justices acted like they were handing power to the people, but in reality they were giving it to themselves”: Law professor Kimberly Wehle has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 1:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court is Now Operating Outside of American Public Opinion; Our research shows the Court took a sharp swerve two years ago — and its decisions now closely mirror the views of the average Republican, not the average American”: Professors Stephen Jessee, Neil Malhotra, and Maya Sen have this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 1:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“BYU Law Welcomes Retiring Utah Supreme Court Justice Thomas Lee as Visiting Professor, Linguistics Expert Jesse Egbert as Research Associate for 2022-23”: BYU Law issued this news release today.

Posted at 12:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Is the Supreme Court majority ruling on the law or their personal preference?” This audio segment appeared on today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Morning Edition.”

Posted at 12:52 PM by Howard Bashman