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Monday, December 18, 2023

“Trump Asks Full D.C. Appeals Court to Review Gag Order in Election Case; The former president is seeking the full court’s review after a three-judge panel upheld a gag order imposed by the trial court but narrowed its scope”: Alan Feuer of The New York Times has this report.

And Ryan Knappenberger of Courthouse News Service reports that “Trump seeks en banc review of gag order in DC election subversion case; The request comes as the Supreme Court has decided to review Trump’s claims of presidential immunity in the case, leaving the fate — and timing — of the case in the high court’s hands.”

You can view the petition for rehearing filed today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.

Posted at 9:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals Panel Rejects Meadows’s Request to Move Georgia Case to Federal Court; The judges unanimously ruled against Mark Meadows, a former White House chief of staff and a co-defendant of Donald J. Trump in the state election interference case”: Danny Hakim and Richard Fausset of The New York Times have this report.

Bart Jansen of USA Today reports that “Federal appeals court rejects former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows’ request to move Georgia trial to federal court; Meadows was one of five co-defendants of Donald Trump who are charged with election racketeering and trying to move their trials from state to federal court; All have been rejected.”

Zoë Richards and Charlie Gile of NBC News report that “Appeals court rejects Mark Meadows’ bid to move his Georgia case out of state court; Meadows, who served as White House chief of staff under President Donald Trump, was previously denied a request to move his Georgia election interference case to federal court.”

And Devan Cole of CNN reports that “Appeals court rejects Mark Meadows’ attempt to move Georgia election subversion case to federal court.”

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

Posted at 4:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Supreme Court Icon at 100 Years Old; From World War II to beyond, a remarkable man has aided the Supreme Court”: Tony Mauro of The National Law Journal has this post at his “The Marble Palace Blog.”

Posted at 4:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, lauded as ‘a human being, extraordinary,’ lies in repose at the court”: Mark Walsh has this post at “SCOTUSblog.”

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“The Gun Industry Has a Suicide Problem: White men like Bob Owens are the firearms industry’s most essential customers; But they keep turning their weapons on themselves.” Mike Spies has this article online at The Trace.

Posted at 2:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“What We Learned from the NY Times Behind-the-Scenes Revelations About Dobbs”: Michael C. Dorf has this post at his blog, “Dorf on Law.”

Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“Public Pays Respects to Justice O’Connor at Supreme Court”: Lydia Wheeler and Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law have this report.

Posted at 12:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“58. Congress Quietly Expands the Supreme Court’s Jurisdiction Over Courts-Martial; A little-noticed provision of the FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act closes a loophole in the justices’ ability to review military convictions, but it may make little practical difference.” Steve Vladeck has this post at his “One First” Substack site.

Posted at 10:36 AM by Howard Bashman

In the December 25, 2023 issue of The New Yorker: Law professor Jeannie Suk Gersen has a Talk of the Town Comment headlined “University Presidents Under Fire; No one should be duped into applauding a McCarthyesque spectacle of members of Congress demanding firings by universities.”

And Ed Caesar has an A Reporter At Large article headlined “The World’s Fastest Road Cars — and the People Who Drive Them; ‘Hypercars’ can approach or even exceed 300 m.p.h.; Often costing millions of dollars, they’re ostentatious trophies — and sublime engines of innovation.”

Posted at 10:34 AM by Howard Bashman

“Conservatives move to keep abortion off the 2024 ballot; ‘We don’t believe those rights should be subjected to majority vote’”: Alice Miranda Ollstein and Megan Messerly of Politico have this report.

Posted at 10:26 AM by Howard Bashman

“A ‘Delicate Matter’: Clarence Thomas’ Private Complaints About Money Sparked Fears He Would Resign.” Justin Elliott, Joshua Kaplan, Alex Mierjeski, and Brett Murphy of ProPublica have this report.

Posted at 10:24 AM by Howard Bashman

“Behind the Scenes of Overturning Roe v. Wade”: You can access today’s new episode of the “Strict Scrutiny” podcast, featuring New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor as the guest, via this link.

Posted at 10:20 AM by Howard Bashman