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Tuesday, January 9, 2024

“How Hillsdale Got Mixed Up in the 2020 Election Plot: The conservative college has become quietly involved in many political fights — including Trump’s attempt to overturn his defeat.” Danny Hakim will have this article in the January 14, 2024 issue of The New York Times Magazine.

Posted at 9:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Donna Adelson hires same lawyer who represented her son in Dan Markel murder case; Court records show Daniel Rashbaum and Tallahassee attorney Alex Morris are now heading up her defense team”: Julie Montanaro of Tallahassee, Florida’s CBS affiliate WCTV has this report.

Posted at 9:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“As Political Theater, Trump’s Court Appearance Wasn’t a Show Stopper; The former president plans to continue showing up at various legal proceedings against him, but in this case the spotlight stayed largely on the judges and their skepticism about his immunity claims”: Maggie Haberman, Eileen Sullivan, and Glenn Thrush of The New York Times have this news analysis.

Posted at 8:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“Will the Supreme Court Keep Trump off the Ballot? The justices face many questions as they review a case involving Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.” Columnist Jason L. Riley will have this op-ed in Wednesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“Chevron Deference Was Fun While It Lasted; A doctrine meant to give power to experts ended up promoting partisan lurches in policy instead”: Eugene Scalia will have this op-ed in Wednesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“Mandate Matters: How the DC Circuit Could Limit Trump’s Run-Out-the-Clock Strategy.” Kristy Parker and Justin Florence have this post at the “Just Security” blog.

Posted at 4:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Republican Officials Openly Insult Women Nearly Killed by Abortion Bans; Red states would rather let a patient die than let her terminate a dangerous pregnancy; And they’re barely pretending otherwise”: Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern have this Jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Posted at 4:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Legal Profession Still Won’t Hold Coup Sympathizers Accountable; From Jones Day to the Federalist Society, there is nothing lawyers won’t tolerate in the name of professional niceties — not even unapologetic attacks on democracy itself”: Molly Coleman has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 4:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“Federal appeals court says Iowa’s ‘ag-gag’ laws don’t violate free speech; Trespassing ‘harms the privacy and property interests of property owners,’ and trespassers ‘exacerbate that harm when they use a camera while committing their crime,’ the court ruled”: Rox Laird of Courthouse News Service has this report on two decisions (access here and here) that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued yesterday.

Posted at 3:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Nazi-Stolen Art Can Stay in Spain After Supreme Court Remand; Ownership of stolen work turns on technical choice of law issue; Ninth Circuit again sides with Spain following SCOTUS ruling”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report (subscription required for full access).

Today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued this decision on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court‘s ruling in Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Found.

Posted at 3:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Amicus Brief Filed in Trump v. Griswold On Behalf of Professor Seth Barrett Tillman”: Josh Blackman has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

You can access the amicus brief at this link.

Posted at 3:36 PM by Howard Bashman

“Biden Gets New Fourth Circuit Vacancy as Wynn Plans to Retire; James Wynn plans to take senior status; Biden could appoint four judges on the 14-member court”: Tiana Headley of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 3:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Law protecting women seeking emergency abortions is target in US supreme court case; Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act is at the heart of the court’s latest blockbuster abortion case, which comes out of Idaho”: Carter Sherman of The Guardian has this report.

Posted at 3:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“An RBG Book for Kids — and Lawyers, Too: With his knowledge of the law, famed author Brad Meltzer’s book for children, published today, has a lot to tell kids about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.” Tony Mauro of The National Law Journal has this post at his “The Marble Palace Blog.”

Posted at 3:00 PM by Howard Bashman