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Friday, November 17, 2023

“Trump Attends His Sister’s Funeral, but Does Not Speak; The former president went unmentioned during the memorial service for Maryanne Trump Barry, seemingly in accordance with her wishes”: Jacob Bernstein of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 9:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Justices’ Ethics Code Rebukes Their Critics; They assert the Supreme Court’s unique constitutional role, which precludes congressional interference”: David B. Rivkin Jr. and Lee A. Casey will have this op-ed in Saturday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Refuses to Revive Florida Law Restricting Drag Shows; A federal judge in Orlando ruled that the law violated the First Amendment, saying it was ‘specifically designed to suppress the speech of drag queen performers’”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

And Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post reports that “Supreme Court refuses to reinstate Florida’s anti-drag show law; Law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) likely violates First Amendment and is at odds with parents’ ‘bill of rights,’ a lower court said.”

You can access yesterday’s order of the U.S. Supreme Court at this link.

Posted at 1:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“She got a ticket for beeping her car horn. Now she’s asking the Supreme Court to sound off.” John Fritze of USA Today has this report.

Update: You can access the petition for writ of certiorari at this link.

Posted at 11:55 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court should have heeded Ketanji Brown Jackson’s wisdom”: Columnist George F. Will has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 11:54 AM by Howard Bashman

“‘He didn’t deserve to die like this’: Supreme Court decision leaves family of a man killed at the border searching for justice; An analysis by NBC News found the court has effectively dismantled the ability to file lawsuits against federal officials accused of violating constitutional rights.” Lawrence Hurley of NBC News has this report.

Posted at 10:44 AM by Howard Bashman

“Political questions and Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment”: Derek Muller has this post at the “Election Law Blog.”

Posted at 10:38 AM by Howard Bashman