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Wednesday, September 6, 2023

“Coach Who Won Supreme Court Case Over Prayers on the Field Resigns; Joseph Kennedy’s case expanded the place of religion in public life; On Wednesday, he said he would ‘continue to work to help people understand and embrace the historic ruling at the heart of our case’”: Eduardo Medina of The New York Times has this report.

Jeff Graham of The Kitsap Sun reports that “Kennedy departs Bremerton football program after one game; Joe Kennedy’s return as an assistant coach with Bremerton’s football program didn’t last long.”

Nina Shapiro of The Seattle Times reports that “Praying Bremerton football coach Joe Kennedy quits, claims retaliation.”

Ed Komenda of The Associated Press reports that “A football coach who got job back after Supreme Court ruled he could pray on the field has resigned.”

And Maureen Mackey and Brittany Kasko of Fox News report that “Coach Joe Kennedy resigns from Bremerton High School in Washington, will care for ailing family member; Coach Kennedy will continue to ‘advocate for constitutional freedom and religious liberty.’

Posted at 10:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“Georgia Judge Says Two Defendants in Trump Case Will Get Early Trial Together; Sidney Powell followed Kenneth Chesebro in demanding a speedy trial, but neither defendant in the election interference case wanted to be tried with the other”: Richard Fausset and Danny Hakim of The New York Times have this report.

And Mariah Timms and Jan Wolfe of The Wall Street Journal report that “Two Trump Co-Defendants Will Go on Trial Next Month, Georgia Judge Says; Sidney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro get Oct. 23 trial date.”

Posted at 9:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Law firm opens diversity fellowship to all students after lawsuit; Morrison Foerster changed the program rules after it was accused of racial discrimination”: Taylor Telford of The Washington Post has this report.

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“May a Judge Sanction Lawyers by Requiring Them to Get Remedial Training from a Particular Ideological Organization? An important question, whether the judge orders lawyers to be trained on religious liberty by the Alliance Defending Freedom, on transgender rights by Lambda Legal, or on race discrimination law by the ACLU.” Eugene Volokh has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 3:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Guns, ‘Trump Too Small’ Cases Top High Court’s November Calendar”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 1:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Oregon Supreme Court to vote on bar exam alternative”: Karen Sloan of Reuters has this report.

According to the article, “The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday will vote on a proposal to allow law school graduates to become licensed after working for 675 hours under the supervision of an experienced attorney, as an alternative to the bar exam.”

Posted at 1:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“Mark Meadows could beat Trump to Supreme Court over federal court removal bid”: Kaelan Deese of Washington Examiner has this report.

Posted at 1:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“Israel’s Supreme Court delays pivotal judicial overhaul hearing after attorney general opposes plan”: Julia Frankel of The Associated Press has this report.

Posted at 1:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why Republicans Could Impeach a Liberal Judge Before She’s Heard a Case; Republicans in Wisconsin have floated impeaching a newly seated liberal State Supreme Court justice who is threatening conservatives’ grip on state politics”: Reid J. Epstein of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 1:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Should Supreme Court disqualify Trump from running? It now looks as if justices may be asked to rule.” David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Posted at 1:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alabama exposes a new constitutional landmine on abortion; States have not tried to police what happens in other jurisdictions since the Civil War”: Law professor Mary Ziegler has this essay online at MSNBC.

Posted at 1:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“America’s state supreme courts don’t look like America; The racial and ethnic makeup of state high court justices doesn’t match the nation’s; And the gap in representation has gotten worse, a Public Integrity analysis reveals”: Aaron Mendelson of The Center for Public Integrity has this report.

Posted at 1:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“DeSantis’ High Court Makeover Isolates Longtime Florida Justice; Republican justice goes from swing vote to sole dissenter; Labarga praised by colleagues despite differences”: Alex Ebert and Jennifer Kay of Bloomberg Law have this report.

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“The number of out-of-state travelers seeking abortions in Mass. grew by 37 percent after Dobbs; New research led by Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows patients came from as far away as Texas”: Jessica Bartlett of The Boston Globe has this report.

Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman

“As Abortion Laws Drive Obstetricians From Red States, Maternity Care Suffers; Some doctors who handle high-risk pregnancies are fleeing restrictive abortion laws; Idaho has been particularly hard hit”: Sheryl Gay Stolberg of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 10:52 AM by Howard Bashman

“Alabama Cherishes Its History of Defying the Federal Courts”: David Firestone has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Worst Trump Judge In America Is Brantley Starr: We as a society simply cannot be having federal judges named ‘Brantley.’” James LaRock has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 10:42 AM by Howard Bashman