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Friday, September 23, 2022

“In latest Goldman ‘Abacus’ class action argument, appeals court seems split”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post about an oral argument (download the audio via this link) that a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard Wednesday, in which Kannon K. Shanmugam argued against Thomas C. Goldstein.

The panel apparently had originally allocated 20 minutes (10 minutes per side) for the oral argument. The oral argument ended up lasting longer than an hour and 20 minutes.

Posted at 11:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Story of a Forgotten Black Supreme Court Advocate From the 19th Century; Cornelius Jones, one of the few Black Supreme Court advocates of his time, is remembered”: Tony Mauro of The National Law Journal has this post at his “The Marble Palace Blog.”

Posted at 9:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Wrong Trump Judge at the Right Time Can Wreak Havoc”: Columnist Jamelle Bouie has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 8:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Arizona’s 1864 law banning abortion in most circumstances in effect, judge rules”: Ray Stern and Stacey Barchenger of The Arizona Republic have this report.

Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star reports that “Outright abortion ban is the Arizona law, Pima County judge rules.”

And Laura Kusisto and Jennifer Calfas of The Wall Street Journal report that “Arizona Can Enforce Near-Total Abortion Ban Blocked for 50 Years, Judge Rules; Ruling ends months of confusion over abortion access in state after U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.”

Posted at 8:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Yeshiva University Loses On The Shadow Docket, Wins On The Penumbra Docket; SCOTUS nudges the lower courts and parties into compliance”: Josh Blackman has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 12:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Says Alabama Can Kill Prisoner With Method He Fears; Alan Eugene Miller says that he is afraid of needles and that the state lost his request to die by nitrogen hypoxia; The court decided that the state could proceed with lethal injection instead”: Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs of The New York Times has this report.

You can access last night’s 5-to-4 order of the U.S. Supreme Court at this link. Notwithstanding the order, the execution was postponed (see here and here).

Posted at 12:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Linda Greenhouse discusses Supreme Court at UD; Former New York Times reporter delivers Soles Lecture”: Margo McDonough of UDaily has this report.

Posted at 12:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Breyer warns justices that some opinions could ‘bite you in the back’ in exclusive interview with CNN’s Chris Wallace”: Devan Cole of CNN has this report.

Posted at 11:24 AM by Howard Bashman