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Tuesday, September 19, 2023

“Case before Alabama Supreme Court could shut down fertility clinics, medical group warns”: Amy Yurkanin of Alabama Media Group has this report.

And Gabriel Tynes of Courthouse News Service has an article headlined “Alabama Supreme Court considers fundamental question: What is life? The case may hinge on the fact that Alabama law — which affords strict protections to embryos in utero — says nothing about embryos that exist in a tank of liquid nitrogen.”

Posted at 10:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“Anti-Affirmative Action Group Sues West Point Over Admissions Policy; The Supreme Court ruling barring race-conscious admissions at civilian colleges should apply to the U.S. Military Academy as well, the lawsuit argues”: Anemona Hartocollis of The New York Times has this report.

Nick Anderson of The Washington Post reports that “Affirmative action opponent sues West Point over race in admissions; Students for Fair Admissions filed the suit in federal court in New York.”

Zachary Schermele of USA Today reports that “West Point sued for using ‘race-based admissions’ by group behind Supreme Court lawsuit.”

And Nate Raymond and Phil Stewart of Reuters report that “US anti-affirmative action group challenges West Point admissions policy.”

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Wisconsin redistricting fight focuses on the recusal of a key justice as impeachment threat lingers”: Scott Bauer of The Associated Press has this report.

Posted at 9:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Will Supreme Court take on latest challenge to MLB’s antitrust exemption?” Evan Drellich of The Athletic has this report.

Posted at 9:31 PM by Howard Bashman

“Circuit Split Watch: Judges Clash Over First Step Act Retroactivity Provision; A divided 6th Circuit lets stand decision that law does not apply to sentences imposed prior to enactment.” Avalon Zoppo of The National Law Journal has this report on an order denying rehearing en banc, and the opinions concurring in and dissenting therefrom, that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued yesterday.

The order contains the first published opinion (dissenting from the denial of rehearing en banc) from recently confirmed Sixth Circuit Judge Rachel S. Bloomekatz.

Posted at 1:24 PM by Howard Bashman