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Wednesday, July 5, 2023

“Ninth Circuit strikes down Oregon law against secret recordings”: Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

Lucas Manfield of Willamette Week reports that “9th Circuit Overturns Oregon Ban on Surreptitious Public Recording; It’s a victory for the right-wing activist group Project Veritas, which sued the state in 2020.”

And Alanna Madden of Courthouse News Service reports that “Ninth Circuit guts Oregon recording law; The ruling overturns a state law passed to ensure that journalists have the consent of any individual they record.”

You can access Monday’s ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 8:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“I’m a Florida cake artist, and I support the Supreme Court’s ruling protecting free speech; The court decided 303 Creative and reaffirmed that the government cannot tell us to say things that we don’t believe in; That’s good news for everyone”: Cyndol McNeil has this essay online at The Tampa Bay Times.

Posted at 1:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Federal agency powers in the crosshairs at the US Supreme Court”: Andrew Chung and John Kruzel of Reuters have this report.

Posted at 1:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Aim Lower: Liberals have lost the Supreme Court for a generation; Their only hope is to seize state courts and launch a counterrevolution.” Law professors Lara Bazelon and James Forman have this post at the “Intelligencer” blog of New York magazine.

Posted at 1:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Biden faces renewed pressure to embrace Supreme Court overhaul; Bombshell decisions have intensified liberal calls for Biden to urge a revamp of the court as he heads toward 2024; So far, he’s resisting”: Tyler Pager has this front page article in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 12:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“US Supreme Court takes expansive view of business ‘speech’ in LGBT wedding website case”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post.

Posted at 12:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘Sham’ website customer likely didn’t affect Supreme Court ruling on same-sex weddings, experts say; Legal experts shot down the idea that an apparently bogus inquiry to a site designer in Colorado opposed to same-sex marriages played a key role in last week’s decision”: Dareh Gregorian of NBC News has this report.

Posted at 12:40 PM by Howard Bashman