How Appealing

Thursday, September 8, 2022

“Justice Gorsuch Said Findings of Probe Into Leaked Roe Draft Opinion Will Be Made in Report; The justice, speaking at a judicial conference, also criticized the cost and time it takes to enter the legal profession”: Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 10:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“DOJ to Appeal Judge’s Order Appointing Special Master in Trump Mar-a-Lago Probe; Prosecutors also ask judge to put on hold part of order blocking government from using seized materials in criminal investigation into alleged mishandling of classified documents”: Aruna Viswanatha and Jan Wolfe of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

And at the “Lawfare” blog, Quinta Jurecic, Natalie K. Orpett, and Benjamin Wittes have a post titled “Everything Wrong With Judge Cannon’s Ruling.”

Posted at 9:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Christian baker in Oregon returns to Supreme Court over refusal to bake same-sex wedding cake”: Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report.

And Jon Brown of Fox News reports that “Christian bakers petition Supreme Court again to overturn penalty for refusing to bake same-sex wedding cake; The case against ‘Sweet Cakes by Melissa’ in Oregon has been heard by the Supreme Court once before.”

You can access the petition for writ of certiorari at this link.

Posted at 8:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Washington Supreme Court OKs virtual life term for teen”: Gene Johnson of The Associated Press has a report that begins, “One year after saying virtual life sentences are unconstitutional for teenage killers, the Washington Supreme Court changed course Thursday in a split ruling that drew irate dissents from four justices.”

You can access today’s 5-to-4 ruling of the Washington State Supreme Court at this link.

Posted at 8:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Coming soon to the Supreme Court: Can class reps receive incentive awards?” Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post.

Posted at 8:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“High court orders abortion, voting rights proposals onto November ballot in Michigan”: Beth LeBlanc of The Detroit News has this report.

Dave Boucher of The Detroit Free Press has an article headlined “Michigan Supreme Court: Abortion amendment must appear on ballot.”

And Joey Cappelletti and Sara Burnett of The Associated Press report that “Michigan’s high court puts abortion question on Nov. ballot.”

You can access today’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Michigan at this link.

Posted at 5:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Citigroup Wins Appeal in $500 Million Revlon Transfer Case; Court says lenders not entitled to keep money as repayment; Appeals court vacates prior ruling that went against bank”: Chris Dolmetsch, Katherine Doherty, and Bob Van Voris of Bloomberg News have this report.

And Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that “Citigroup wins appeal over mistaken Revlon wire transfer.”

You can access today’s lengthy ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.

Senior Circuit Judge Pierre N. Leval, who wrote the majority opinion, also issued an Addendum in which he stated: “This judgment has taken a long time to produce. I take sole responsibility for that. Judge Park’s complaint on that ground has some merit. I truly regret that I did not get the job done faster. That issue, nonetheless, calls for some discussion.”

Posted at 5:37 PM by Howard Bashman

“With Roe out the door, the next big abortion battle is already on the Supreme Court steps; The justices’ declaration that the abortion debate belongs to the states has been challenged by a group that wants to grant rights to fetuses”: Kelsey Reichmann of Courthouse News Service has this report.

Posted at 5:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“California’s under-21 semiautomatic gun law tossed back to lower court for review; The Ninth Circuit panel, heavy with Trump appointees, may be looking for a lower court slapdown, according to one legal expert”: Natalie Hanson of Courthouse News Service has this report on an order that a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.

Posted at 1:20 PM by Howard Bashman