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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

“Appeals court debates whether Equal Rights Amendment is really dead”: Rachel Weiner of The Washington Post has this report.

Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reports that “Equal Rights Amendment faces tough questions from appeals court.”

Chris Marr of Bloomberg Law reports that “D.C. Court Questions Ability to Advance Equal Rights Amendment.”

And Avalon Zoppo of The National Law Journal reports that “Constitutional Debate Over Equal Rights Amendment Lands at DC Circuit; An amendment is valid under the constitution after three-fourths of the states ratify it, and Virginia claimed to be the 38th to do so two years ago.”

You can access the audio of today’s oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit via this link.

Posted at 8:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court to Reopen to the Public When Justices Return; The courthouse has been closed to most visitors since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, and in the meantime the court has been transformed”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that “Supreme Court will allow public at arguments, continue live audio; The court’s oral arguments have either been via teleconference or in front of a limited audience since March 2020.”

And Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court welcomes back public for oral arguments for first time since pandemic.”

Posted at 8:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘Giant Backfire’: Trump’s Demand for Special Master Is Looking Like a Mistake; The former president failed to derail the criminal investigation into his hoarding of sensitive documents and is stuck paying for a costly process that threatens to undermine his public claims.” Charlie Savage of The New York Times has this news analysis.

Posted at 8:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kagan v. Roberts: Justices Spar Over Supreme Court’s Legitimacy; Liberal justice suggests recent decisions sap public confidence; Roberts and Alito say institution’s status stands above opinions.” Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 7:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ginni Thomas and the Supreme Court’s crisis of legitimacy”: Columnist Jenna Greene has this essay online at Reuters.

Posted at 4:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Dahlia Lithwick on ‘Lady Justice’ and Supreme Court’s legitimacy”: You can access the audio of today’s broadcast of WHYY’s “Radio Times” with Marty Moss-Coane, featuring Dahlia Lithwick as the guest, via this link.

Posted at 2:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Bump Stocks, Trump Ally Highlight Court’s ‘Long Conference'”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 12:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“The ACLU and the NSA may soon square off in the Supreme Court — over Wikipedia; The NSA and the scope of the State Secrets Protection Act may be in front of the Supreme Court next term”: Benjamin Powers of Grid has this report.

Posted at 8:52 AM by Howard Bashman

“W&M Law School brings experts together for 35th annual Supreme Court Preview; This year’s preview featured prominent academics, four federal court of appeals judges, leading Supreme Court advocates and Supreme Court reporters from the nation’s top newspapers”: David Morrill of W&M Law School has this report.

Posted at 8:50 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court justices finally get together behind closed doors with a long to-do list”: Ariane de Vogue of CNN has this report.

Posted at 8:44 AM by Howard Bashman