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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

“Obamacare back in court as Texans challenge coverage for STDs and HIV care; The GOP’s decade-plus war against the health law continues with lawsuit over coverage requirement for testing, vaccines and PrEP”: Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico has this report.

Posted at 9:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Republicans stay mum as Senate pushes toward same-sex marriage vote”: Mike DeBonis of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 8:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why Exceptions for the Life of the Mother Have Disappeared: The absence of these exemptions is a sign of the anti-abortion-rights movement’s distrust of women and the medical establishment.” Law professor Mary Ziegler has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 8:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Is Making America Ungovernable; The West Virginia v. EPA ruling signals a future in which no one in power has the ability to tackle the biggest issues society faces”: Law professor Lisa Heinzerling has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 7:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves — Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit”: Harsh Voruganti has this post at his blog, “The Vetting Room.”

Posted at 7:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Breaking Down Joan Biskupic’s Latest Reporting On The Dobbs Leak”: Josh Blackman has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 3:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“New York High Court Judge Says She’s Now Ready to Be Vaccinated for COVID; Judge Jenny Rivera has been participating remotely for months because she has declined to be vaccinated; Her decision to change that stance — based on the availability of a new type of vaccine — may remove an impediment to her serving as interim chief judge, if she is chosen by her colleagues on the state’s highest court”: Brian Lee of the New York Law Journal has this report.

Posted at 3:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“My Latest Theory About The SCOTUS Leaker: Is it possible that even the Politico reporters who published the Dobbs draft don’t know the identity of their source?” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 2:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Abortion decision threatens care for more than one million patients with arthritis; As a rheumatologist, I rely on a medication that, at high doses, can cause abortion; It’s getting harder for patients to access this essential treatment”: Belinda Birnbaum, M.D. has this essay online at The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Posted at 2:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court weakened a unique California labor law. Will this case against Uber bring it back?” Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has an article that begins, “After the U.S. Supreme Court severely weakened a unique California law allowing workers to join one another and sue their employer over labor law violations, the state Supreme Court has agreed to consider reviving the law in a suit by an Uber driver.”

Posted at 1:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“Because of Texas abortion law, her wanted pregnancy became a medical nightmare”: Carrie Feibel had this audio segment on today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Morning Edition.”

Posted at 1:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Texas Lawyer Behind Abortion Ban Takes Aim at HIV Prevention; Access to Gilead life-saving drugs put at risk by lawsuit; US says if mandate struck down health costs will rise”: Erik Larson and Janet Miranda of Bloomberg News have this report.

Posted at 1:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Retrenchment of the Federal Right to Abortion: How Dobbs Threatens National Security.” Heather Zimmerman and Justin Cole have this blog post at “Just Security.”

Posted at 12:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“30 days since Roe was overturned: How the country has changed; At least 13 states have ceased nearly all abortion services.” Mary Kekatos of ABC News has this report.

Posted at 12:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Decisions on Guns and Abortion Relied Heavily on History. But Whose History? Justices say that history is a more legitimate way to interpret the Constitution, but they are taking that history from motivated advocacy groups, not professional historians.” Law professor Allison Orr Larsen has this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 8:27 AM by Howard Bashman