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Friday, December 15, 2023

“GOP baffled that ‘We Don’t Care if You Die’ is not a winning slogan”: Columnist Alexandra Petri has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 9:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump’s Immunity Claims Are Idiotic; The Supreme Court Should Say So. Immediately”: Michael C. Dorf has this post at his blog, “Dorf on Law.”

Posted at 9:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judges Press Lawyer for Meadows on Bid to Move Georgia Case to Federal Court; A panel of appeals court judges appeared skeptical of the arguments on Friday on behalf of Mark Meadows, the former White House chief of staff”: Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs and Danny Hakim of The New York Times have this report.

Bill Rankin and Tamar Hallerman of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution report that “Judges express skepticism of Meadows’ removal in Trump case.”

And Megan Butler of Courthouse News Service reports that “11th Circuit weighs bid from Trump’s indicted chief of staff to move Georgia case to federal court; The appeals court heard arguments from Mark Meadows, who claims a Georgia district court judge wrongly determined that the conduct cited in his indictment falls outside the duties of his federal role.”

Posted at 8:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘No circuit split’ — Herbal Brands exhorts Supreme Court to skip Amazon reseller case”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post.

Posted at 8:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Jack Smith and the Supreme Court; The special counsel tries to drag the Justices into his political timetable for the Jan. 6 trial of Donald Trump”: This editorial will appear in Saturday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:11 PM by Howard Bashman

“Dan Markel murder: Charlie Adelson transferred from Leon County jail to state prison system.” Jeff Burlew of The Tallahassee Democrat has this report.

Posted at 4:11 PM by Howard Bashman

“16 Disclosures from the New York Times Leak Report About Dobbs“: Josh Blackman has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 3:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals court reinstates CT female high school athletes suit seeking to bar transgender competition”: Edmund H. Mahony of The Hartford Courant has this report.

And Daniel Wiessner of Reuters reports that “US court revives challenge to Connecticut rule on transgender athletes in girls’ sports.”

You can access today’s en banc ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.

Update: In other coverage, Nika Schoonover of Courthouse News Service reports that “Second Circuit sends trans athletes challenge back to federal court; A 15-judge panel on the Second Circuit decided Friday that four female athletes who claimed their employment prospects were impacted after being required to compete against transgender girls had standing in federal court.”

Posted at 1:37 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judges dubious of Mark Meadows’ bid to avoid facing charges in Georgia state court; The former White House chief of staff is charged alongside Donald Trump with a conspiracy to tamper with the 2020 election in Georgia”: Josh Gerstein and Kyle Cheney of Politico have this report.

Posted at 1:30 PM by Howard Bashman