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Friday, August 19, 2022

“The Death Penalty Case That Went Too Far: Oklahoma is set to kill Richard Glossip, but he’s almost certainly innocent; Even Republicans are revolting.” Law professor Lara Bazelon has this article online at New York magazine.

Posted at 4:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules”: Hannah Fingerhut and Scott Bauer of The Associated Press have this report.

Posted at 4:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“NC’s highest court rules on gerrymandered legislature’s power, but the case isn’t over”: Will Doran of The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina has this report.

And Jonathan Drew and Gary D. Robertson of The Associated Press report that “Court opens door to voiding N. Carolina Voter ID amendment.”

You can access today’s 4-to-3 ruling of the Supreme Court of North Carolina at this link.

Justice Philip Berger Jr. dissented from the majority’s ruling against his own father, Phil Berger, in his father’s official capacity.

Posted at 4:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘I’m Carrying This Baby Just to Bury It’: The Struggle to Decode Abortion Laws; Louisiana doctors fearful of running afoul of new abortion bans in post-Roe America gave a pregnant woman a devastating diagnosis, but not an abortion”: Ava Sasani and Emily Cochrane of The New York Times have this report.

Posted at 4:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Religious schools haven’t yet sought public funding in Maine after Supreme Court decision”: Robbie Feinberg of Maine Public Radio has this report.

Posted at 1:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Sins of the High Court’s Supreme Catholics; The overturn of Roe v. Wade is part of ultra-conservatives’ long history of rejecting Galileo, Darwin, and Americanism”: James Carroll has this Daily Comment online at The New Yorker.

Posted at 1:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Brief History of Supreme Court Justices Growing Awful Facial Hair”: You can access this week’s installment of Jay Willis’s Balls and Strikes newsletter at this link.

Posted at 1:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“What Is the Supreme Court Hiding? Presidents have to keep their records. Why do justices get a pass?” Michael Schaffer has this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 12:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Amy Coney Barrett hasn’t disappointed conservative supporters — so far”: Mark Walsh has this report online at ABA Journal.

Posted at 10:16 AM by Howard Bashman