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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

“Michigan judges ordered to honor pronouns of parties in court”: Ed White of The Associated Press has this report.

Alex Ebert of Bloomberg Law has an article headlined “Use Parties’ Preferred Pronouns in Court, Michigan Orders Judges.”

And Rox Laird of Courthouse News Service reports that “Michigan Supreme Court will require preferred personal pronouns; Under the new rule, Michigan courts must use an individual’s name, the designated salutation or personal pronouns, or ‘other respectful means.’

You can access today’s order of the Supreme Court of Michigan, including the opinions concurring therein and dissenting therefrom, at this link.

Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Fifth Circuit halts ‘religious-liberty training’ order the day before it was to take place; The appeals court also allowed Texas’s book-ban law to go into effect Monday with no explanation”: Chris Geidner has this post at his Substack site.

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“5th Circuit’s Craven Ruling In Biden Social Media Case Was A ‘Clerical Error’”: Kate Riga of TPM yesterday had a report that begins, “The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals this morning abruptly withdrew Monday’s order giving red states a chance for an even bigger win in a case that has blocked much of the Biden administration from flagging misinformation on social media sites.”

You can access yesterday’s order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 9:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Needs to Make a Call on Trump’s Eligibility; The question of the former president’s possible disqualification needs to be resolved sooner or later; Sooner is better than later”: Law professor Richard L. Hasen — founder of the “Election Law Blog” — has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 9:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Rights Without Remedies Might As Well Not Exist; For decades, the government has relied on ordinary people to enforce federal civil rights laws; In Acheson Hotels v. Laufer, the Supreme Court could end the practice — and leave no one else to do the work”: Madiba K. Dennie has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 9:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Hearing List for the Session Beginning October 2, 2023”: The U.S. Supreme Court has posted online the Hearing List for its first oral argument session of the October Term, 2023.

Posted at 8:47 PM by Howard Bashman