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Monday, October 16, 2023

“Is the Fifth Circuit Becoming the New Ninth? The Court is taking more cases from the Fifth Circuit, and its decisions do not appear to be faring well.” Jonathan H. Adler has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Again Lets Biden’s Limits on ‘Ghost Guns’ Stand; After the justices temporarily revived the regulations in August by a 5-to-4 vote, lower courts nonetheless let two manufacturers continue to sell the weapons”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 9:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Worst Trump Judge In America Is Matt Kacsmaryk; When Republicans need a judge who will rubber-stamp their looniest ideas, they know exactly who to ask”: James LaRock has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 5:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“What the Tokyo Trial Reveals About Empire, Memory, and Judgment: The Allied tribunal in postwar Tokyo was modelled on the one in Nuremberg; That was the first mistake.” Ian Buruma has this Books essay in the October 23, 2023 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 3:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“49. ‘Jawboning’ and Social Media in the (Dis)information Age: There’s a lot going on in Murthy v. Missouri’ At its core, the question is whether courts can draw a meaningful line between government persuasion and government coercion—especially in advance.” Steve Vladeck has this post at his “One First” Substack site.

Posted at 3:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“The horseshoe theory of law: How Judge Reinhardt made a comeback in the Louisiana redistricting litigation.” Adam Unikowsky has this interesting post at his Substack site, “Adam’s Legal Newsletter.”

Posted at 1:17 PM by Howard Bashman