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Thursday, May 25, 2023

“The Curious Failure to Cite to Rehnquist’s Bush v. Gore Concurrence and the Independent State Legislature Theory in 2004 Salazar Case; The Issue Was Clear to Justice Stevens’ Then-Clerk (and Now-CA Supreme Court Justice) Leondra Kruger”: Rick Hasen has this post at his “Election Law Blog.”

Posted at 9:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“It Is Not a Journalist’s Job to Make John Roberts Look Good; Telling the whole story of a Supreme Court case requires more than reading the opinion and cranking out a summary by lunchtime”: Jay Willis has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 9:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“States Are Not Entitled to Windfalls in Tax Disputes, Supreme Court Rules; In a unanimous decision, the justices sided with a 94-year-old woman who got nothing when a Minnesota county sold her condominium to recoup unpaid taxes”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that “Supreme Court rules for woman who says county took too much for tax debt.”

Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that “Governments Owed Taxes Can’t Seize More Than They Are Due, Supreme Court Rules; ‘Render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s, but no more,’ writes Chief Justice Roberts.”

John Fritze of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court sides with grandmother who lost home, equity because of back taxes.”

And Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court sides with elderly woman who lost condo to Minnesota county; Hennepin County kept surplus from condo sale after satisfying her tax debt.”

You can access today’s ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in Tyler v. Hennepin County, No. 22-166, at this link.

Posted at 9:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court grants new life to lawsuit challenging Maine’s vaccine mandate for health care workers; Three judges on the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously reversed a lower court’s decision to throw out a legal challenge to the state’s COVID-19 mandate for health care workers”: John Terhune of The Portland Press Herald has this report.

And Daniel Wiessner of Reuters reports that “Healthcare workers win revival of challenge to Maine COVID vaccine mandate.”

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

Posted at 8:03 PM by Howard Bashman