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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

“Reclaiming Legislative Power from the Administrative State; The Supreme Court’s ruling in West Virginia v. EPA can be seen as a restoration of the Framers’ original constitutional vision”: Peter J. Wallison has this post at the “Law & Liberty” blog.

Posted at 9:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“DC Circuit finds court-martial of military retirees constitutional; With the door open for court-martialing retired servicemembers, a dissenting judge argues millions of Americans have lost a constitutional right”: Kelsey Reichmann of Courthouse News Service has this report on a ruling that a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued today.

Posted at 8:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kansas votes on amendment that could lead to tighter abortion laws”: Danielle Kurtzleben had this audio segment on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

Posted at 7:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Brown Jackson Won’t Shift the Court, but Will She Shake Up the Liberals?” Adam Feldman has this post at his “Empirical SCOTUS” blog.

Posted at 4:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Dept. sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban coming Aug. 25; The lawsuit filed Tuesday was the Biden administration’s first legal action since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June”: Perry Stein and Devlin Barrett of The Washington Post have this report.

And Sadie Gurman of The Wall Street Journal reports that “Justice Department Files Lawsuit Challenging Idaho Abortion Law; DOJ says Idaho law conflicts with federal law covering hospitals that receive Medicare.”

Posted at 2:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Brief Guide to Clarence Thomas’s Insane Establishment Clause Jurisprudence; The Supreme Court’s conservatives have been chipping away at the Establishment Clause for years; Clarence Thomas wants to blow it up”: Peter Shamshiri has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 1:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Cherokee leaders discuss the state of tribal sovereignty following major Supreme Court decisions”: Chris Polansky of Public Radio Tulsa has this report.

Posted at 1:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Conversation With California’s Chief Justice: Tani Cantil-Sakauye, who has led the state’s highest court since 2011, will step down next year.” Soumya Karlamangla has this new installment of her “California Today” newsletter online at The New York Times.

Posted at 1:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“The uncomfortable problem with Roe v. Wade: The Constitution doesn’t tell us which rights it protects, and now the power to decide that question rests with people like Samuel Alito.” Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 1:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme court could strike blow against affirmative action in Harvard case ruling; Court’s conservative supermajority threatens to overturn yet another longstanding precedent as it hears arguments in two cases”: Edwin Rios of The Guardian (UK) has this report.

Posted at 1:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Elena Kagan has a prescription for an ailing Supreme Court; We are no longer nearing a crisis in confidence regarding the Supreme Court — we are already there”: Law professor Jessica Levinson has this essay online at MSNBC.

Posted at 1:11 PM by Howard Bashman