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Tuesday, October 17, 2023

“In new Supreme Court filings, battle lines are drawn in the fight over Wisconsin’s elections maps”: Jessie Opoien of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this report.

Posted at 1:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Pa. Supreme Court race is ‘the biggest game in town,’ and groups are spending big on both sides; The race between Republican Carolyn Carluccio and Democrat Dan McCaffery is the top statewide race on the ballot, with the winner expected to become a tie-breaking vote on election cases”: Gillian McGoldrick of The Philadelphia Inquirer has this report.

Posted at 1:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“UK Supreme Court appoints female justice and admits diversity concerns; Lady Justice Simler set to be only the fifth female judge in the court’s modern history”: Suzi Ring of Financial Times has this report.

Posted at 1:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“India’s Top Court Rejects Gay Marriage, While Voicing Sympathy; Though it expanded the definition of discrimination, the ruling was a sharp setback for petitioners seeking a landmark victory on marriage equality”: Sameer Yasir and Alex Travelli of The New York Times have this report.

You can access today’s ruling of the Supreme Court of India at this link.

Posted at 1:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court won’t step in to save NC law that punished secret recordings”: Adam Wagner of The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina has this report.

Posted at 1:23 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Barrett Calls for Supreme Court to Adopt an Ethics Code; In a wide-ranging interview at the University of Minnesota that was disrupted temporarily by demonstrators, the justice said that ethics rules would help with greater public transparency”: Abbie VanSickle of The New York Times has this report.

John Fritze of USA Today has an article headlined “‘Good idea.’ Justice Amy Coney Barrett signals support for a Supreme Court ethics code; ‘There is no lack of consensus among the justices,’ Barrett, a conservative, said of the desire to hold themselves to the ‘highest ethical standards.’

Rochelle Olson of The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that “Amy Coney Barrett takes on court ethics, collegiality in University Minnesota talk briefly marred by protesters; Protesters interrupted her minutes into the polite question-and-answer session with former Dean Robert Stein.”

Amirah Razman and Grace Henrie of The Minnesota Daily report that “Amy Coney Barrett speaks at Northrop amid student protests; The Supreme Court justice’s presence on campus sparked controversy.”

Lawrence Hurley of NBC News reports that “Justice Amy Coney Barrett says ethics rules for the Supreme Court would be a ‘good idea’; The conservative justice indicated support for a code of conduct similar to the one that applies to lower federal court judges.”

Ariane de Vogue of CNN has a report headlined “Amy Coney Barrett: Supreme Court ethics code would be a good idea.”

And Ellie Roth and Matt Sepic of Minnesota Public Radio news report that “Justice Amy Coney Barrett talks Supreme Court ethics code in visit to UMN amid protesters.”

At some point in the not too distant future, C-SPAN plans to post video of the event online via this link.

Posted at 11:10 AM by Howard Bashman