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Saturday, August 19, 2023

“We Just Got a Hint About Conservatives’ New Supreme Court Strategy on Abortion”: Law professor Mary Ziegler has this Jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Also online at Slate, law professors David S. Cohen, Greer Donley, and Rachel Rebouche have a Jurisprudence essay titled “The 5th Circuit’s New Abortion Pill Ruling Targets Patients Directly.”

And David Coale has a Jurisprudence essay titled “The 5th Circuit Is Learning From Its Supreme Court Smackdowns.”

Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“UVA Law Community Welcomes New Students; U.S. Judge Toby Heytens ’00 Shares Powerful Story of Friendship”: Melissa Castro Wyatt of the University of Virginia School of Law has this report.

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“Planned Parenthood focusing on Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court race in new ad”: Cassie Miller of Pennsylvania Capital-Star has this report.

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“Why the latest abortion pill ruling has enviros rolling their eyes; Courts have said that people who like plants and animals can sue when wildlife is harmed; People who ‘delight’ in fetuses should have the same right, a Trump-appointed judge wrote”: Pamela King of Politico has this report.

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“Labor and civil rights attorney Aruna Masih named to Oregon Supreme Court; Aruna Masih will be the first Indian American and South Asian justice on the state’s high court”: Conrad Wilson of Oregon Public Broadcasting has this report.

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“Supreme Court dissent sparks new threat for False Claims Act suits”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post.

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“First Circuit Allows Police Officer Pseudonymity in Federal Lawsuit Over ‘Exculpatory Evidence List’ Placement; I had asserted the contrary, arguing that the state allowance of pseudonymity in trying to get removal from the list didn’t justify pseudonymity in a federal court lawsuit seeking damages for such placement; but the court disagreed”: Eugene Volokh has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy” about a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued Wednesday.

Posted at 9:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Liberal Case for Celebrating the Supreme Court’s Last Term: Instead of greeting the most recent set of decisions from the Roberts Court with downcast disses, critics should recognize — and celebrate — the way they influenced the results.” Simon Lazarus has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 9:28 PM by Howard Bashman