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Monday, January 8, 2024

“Texas Supreme Court Candidate Seeks Removal of Opponent Justice John Devine from Primary Ballot; Attorney Eric Opiela filed a lawsuit to remove Devine from the GOP primary ballot on Walker’s behalf, alleging that Devine failed to secure enough valid petition signatures”: Matt Stringer of The Texas has this report.

Posted at 8:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Appears Split Over Notice Requirements for Immigration Court; Although the legal question was narrow, the argument reflected broader debates about the immigration system”: Abbie VanSickle of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 7:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“5 ways the Supreme Court may try to defuse its newest Trump bomb; As the justices confront a historic case with enormous political stakes, they might seek a narrow way out”: Josh Gerstein of Politico has this report.

Posted at 7:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Old Constitutional Provisions and Presidential Selection: The folly of exhuming Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.” Samuel Issacharoff has this blog post at “Just Security.”

Posted at 2:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Tanya Chutkan, the judge overseeing Trump’s federal election interference case, appears to be victim of ‘swatting’; Police and fire trucks responded to reports of a shooting at Chutkan’s home, but police determined no shooting had taken place”: Rebecca Shabad, Daniel Barnes, and Michael Kosnar of NBC News have this report.

Posted at 2:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“U.S. Supreme Court Declines Bid to Rename ‘Brown v. Board of Education’”: Mark Walsh of Education Week has this report.

Posted at 2:37 PM by Howard Bashman

“Big Supreme Court Term Now Historic With Trump, Abortion Cases”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson and Lydia Wheeler of Bloomberg Law have this report.

Posted at 1:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump suggests that, if re-elected, he would have Biden indicted; Trump has argued that former presidents are entitled to absolute immunity from criminal prosecution for any “official acts” conducted during their presidency”: Summer Concepcion of NBC News has this report.

Posted at 12:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“What to know as appeals court hears Trump’s immunity claim in election interference case; An appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether Donald Trump is immune from prosecution for his role leading up to Jan. 6 because he was president at the time”: Lawrence Hurley and Daniel Barnes of NBC News have this report.

Posted at 9:30 AM by Howard Bashman

“61. The October 2023 Term, One Quarter In . . . Friday’s cert. grants in the Trump disqualification and Idaho EMTALA cases round out the docket for what could end up as one of the most momentous terms in the Court’s history.” Steve Vladeck has this post at his “One First” Substack site.

Posted at 9:27 AM by Howard Bashman

“Trump’s Eligibility, Cash for Clarence, and a Meditation for 2024”: You can access today’s new episode of the “Strict Scrutiny” podcast via this link.

Posted at 9:25 AM by Howard Bashman

“Did an Abortion Ban Cost a Young Texas Woman Her Life? As many conservatives hail the fall of Roe for saving unborn lives, high-risk pregnancy becomes even more perilous.” Stephania Taladrid has this Letter from Texas article in the January 15, 2024 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 9:24 AM by Howard Bashman