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Wednesday, January 3, 2024

“Trump Asks Supreme Court to Keep Him on Colorado Ballot; The petition came in response to a Colorado Supreme Court ruling that the former president had engaged in insurrection and was ineligible to hold office under the 14th Amendment”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Patrick Marley and Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post report that “Trump asks Supreme Court to keep his name on Colorado ballot; The former president, who is the 2024 GOP frontrunner, is also appealing a Maine official’s decision to bar him from that state’s ballot.”

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to keep him on the ballot in Colorado.”

Jan Wolfe and Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal report that “Trump Asks Supreme Court to Overturn His Removal From Colorado Primary Ballot; Appeal was expected as states differ on whether 14th Amendment provision barring insurrectionists from federal office applies to former president.”

John Fritze and David Jackson of USA Today report that “Donald Trump appeals bombshell ruling disqualifying him from Colorado ballot to Supreme Court; The Supreme Court is likely to decide relatively quickly whether to hear the appeal challenging Colorado’s decision to disqualify Trump from the 2024 ballot.”

And Kyle Cheney, Zach Montellaro, and Josh Gerstein of Politico report that “Trump asks Supreme Court to keep him on Colorado ballot; The petition asks the justices to reverse last month’s decision from Colorado that deemed him ineligible to return to office under the 14th Amendment.”

You can view the petition for writ of certiorari at this link.

Posted at 9:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“This surprise argument could derail Trump’s effort to delay the Jan. 6 trial”: Columnist Harry Litman has this essay online at The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 8:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ten Long-Shot Resolutions for a Less Shitty Legal System in 2024: John Roberts apparently has no idea what’s going on around him; We’re here to help.” Madiba K. Dennie has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 8:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump built the Supreme Court’s conservative majority, but it doesn’t always rule in his favor; Trump appointed three justices, creating a rock-solid conservative majority, but since he left office the court has not been receptive to his claims”: Lawrence Hurley of NBC News has this report.

Posted at 4:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“When It Comes to Donald Trump, The Supreme Court Has One Job; Here are my thoughts — predictive, not normative — on whether SCOTUS will disqualify Trump from future office under the Fourteenth Amendment”: David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 3:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Israel’s Supreme Court delays activation of law that makes it harder to remove Netanyahu from office”: Tia Goldenberg of The Associated Press has a report that begins, “A law that would make it harder to remove Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from office must go into effect only after the next parliamentary elections, the country’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, saying the legislation was clearly crafted for personal reasons.”

Chen Maanit of Haaretz has a report headlined “Second Blow to Netanyahu’s Judicial Coup: Israel’s Top Court Delays Implementation of Key Law.”

And Alex Winston of The Jerusalem Post reports that “High Court votes to delay implementation of Basic Law amendment; Six out of 11 judges voted to delay the implementation.”

Posted at 2:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Constitutional Adjudication in Wartime: Israel Supreme Court Edition.” Michael C. Dorf has this post at his blog, “Dorf on Law.”

Posted at 1:46 PM by Howard Bashman