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Friday, January 5, 2024

“Fishermen go to Supreme Court saying they may lose family business over federal regulation; Case challenges 1984 Chevron ruling that requires judges to defer to federal agencies”: Alex Swoyer and Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times have this report.

Posted at 9:17 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Idaho’s Strict Abortion Ban; The court also temporarily reinstated the state law, which the Biden administration said conflicts with a federal statute on emergency-room care”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post reports that “Supreme Court to decide if U.S. law requires some emergency room abortions; The Justice Department challenged an Idaho abortion ban, saying federal law requires emergency room doctors to perform abortions in some circumstances.”

Jess Bravin and Laura Kusisto of The Wall Street Journal report that “Supreme Court to Rule on Emergency Abortions; Justices will hear arguments on whether states can restrict Medicare-funded hospitals from providing an abortion to stabilize a patient.”

John Fritze of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court allows Idaho’s near-total abortion ban in emergency room in blow to Biden.”

And Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court sides with Idaho in challenge to state’s strict abortion law.”

Posted at 9:13 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why Trump can’t use the ‘idiot’ defense other Jan. 6 defendants often lean on; Capitol rioters and their lawyers often concede they were ‘gullible’ for believing 2020 election lies; Donald Trump’s lawyers have to argue his concerns were fact-based and reasonable”: Ryan J. Reilly of NBC News has this report.

Posted at 4:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump Ballot Challenges Advance, Varying Widely in Strategy and Sophistication; Donald J. Trump’s eligibility for the presidential ballot has been challenged in more than 30 states, but only a handful of those cases have gained traction so far”: Jenna Russell, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, and Mitch Smith of The New York Times have this report.

Posted at 4:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Michael Avenatti asks 2nd Circuit to dump conviction for cheating Stormy Daniels; The disbarred California attorney says his wire fraud and identity theft convictions should be reversed because of the trial judge’s ‘prejudicial’ instructions to jurors”: Josh Russell of Courthouse News Service has this report.

You can access the audio of today’s oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit at this link.

Posted at 4:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Idaho Can’t Enforce Abortion ‘Trafficking’ Ban During Appeal”: Mary Anne Pazanowski of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 4:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump Hires Attorney Behind Texas Abortion Law for Supreme Court Ballot Fight; Jonathan Mitchell, ex-Texas solicitor general, hired by Trump; Backed $10,000 bounties at heart of state’s abortion law”: Erik Larson and Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News have this report.

Posted at 3:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“Florida abortion amendment gets enough signatures for 2024 ballot; The constitutional amendment still needs the approval of the Florida Supreme Court to qualify”: Romy Ellenbogen of The Tampa Bay Times has this report.

Posted at 1:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Pa. Superior Court’s Next Leader Looks Ahead to Looming Challenges in Coming Years; ‘The other big challenge that I’m particularly attuned to is making sure that we are developing a lot of younger attorneys who are capable and proficient at oral argument,’ Lazarus said”: Aleeza Furman of The Legal Intelligencer has this report.

Posted at 1:42 PM by Howard Bashman