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Friday, July 28, 2023

“Leonard Leo’s Slippery Trick for Dodging the Scrutiny of Congress: The Federalist Society’s leader is hoping to pluck a ‘get out of jail free’ card from Donald Trump’s back pocket.” Matt Ford of The New Republic has this report.

Posted at 9:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Is on Recess, but the Shadow Docket Never Sleeps; A fraught execution, a controversial gas pipeline and now a showdown over new ‘ghost gun’ regulations are keeping the justices busy”: Jimmy Hoover of The National Law Journal has this report.

Posted at 9:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“Major Questions Or Lax Parents? Would you let a babysitter take your kids on a two-day road trip to an amusement park without express authorization?” Josh Blackman has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 9:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Throwback Thursday: Insurance Corp. of Ireland v. Compagnie des Bauxites.” Maggie Gardner has this post at the “Transnational Litigation Blog.”

Posted at 9:06 PM by Howard Bashman

“Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court’s Plain-Spoken Defender; He has emerged as an important justice with a distinctive interpretive method that is pragmatic yet rooted in originalism and textualism”: David B. Rivkin Jr. and James Taranto will have this new installment of The Weekend Interview in tomorrow’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:50 PM by Howard Bashman