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Monday, January 15, 2024

“The Case for the Supreme Court to Overturn Chevron Deference; A 40-year-old judicial doctrine has become a license for regulators to grab power from Congress”: This editorial will appear in Tuesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:37 PM by Howard Bashman

“Dozens of GOP lawmakers back NRA in free speech challenge at Supreme Court”: Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report.

Posted at 1:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“DEI opponents are using a 1866 Civil Rights law to challenge equity policies in the workplace”: Anne D’Innocenzio and Alexandra Olson of The Associated Press have this report.

Posted at 1:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“The supreme court now serves the billionaire donor class — let’s rein it in”: Martin Luther King III and Arndrea Waters King have this essay online at The Guardian.

Posted at 1:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Fight Over a Fishing Regulation Could Help Tear Down the Administrative State; The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday over whether to overturn a key precedent on the power of executive agencies”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post reports that “This humble fish may help the Supreme Court weaken the ‘administrative state.’

John Fritze and Maureen Groppe of USA Today report that “A group of herring fishermen may put a hook in the Biden administration’s power; A years-long battle between four fishing companies and the federal government arrives at the Supreme Court this week; It could be the most significant case the justices decide this year.”

John Kruzel of Reuters reports that “US Supreme Court to review federal agency powers in fishing dispute.”

And Rachel Frazin and Zach Schonfeld of The Hill report that “Supreme Court set for pivotal cases that could claw back federal administrative power.”

Posted at 1:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Death Row Lawyer Blunders. Must His Client Pay the Price? The Supreme Court will consider whether to hear an appeal from an inmate who says his lawyer filed shoddy papers, including a brief saying the inmate must lose.” Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his “Sidebar” column in Tuesday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 12:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump Trials Heighten Security Risks for Vulnerable Judiciary; Courts face unique challenges protecting Trump at trials; Judges overseeing Trump cases targeted by threats”: Suzanne Monyak of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 12:38 PM by Howard Bashman

In the January 22, 2024 issue of The New Yorker: Louis Menand has an A Critic at Large essay titled “Is A.I. the Death of I.P.? Generative A.I. is the latest in a long line of innovations to put pressure on our already dysfunctional copyright system.”

Rivka Galchen has a Books essay titled “Trials of the Witchy Women; Across seven centuries, women have been accused of witchcraft — but what that means often differs wildly, revealing the anxieties of each particular society.”

In the Talk of the Town section, Jelani Cobb has a Comment titled “Why are Republicans Still Debating Slavery and Insurrection? The radical Republican leaders who lived through the Civil War understood a principle that has been lost on their successors.”

And Adlan Jackson has an item titled “A Facial-Recognition Tour of New York: Kashmir Hill, the author of ‘Your Face Belongs to Us,’ stops by New York businesses that harvest and use visitors’ biometric data — but can she make it into M.S.G.?

Posted at 10:27 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Legality of Presidents Doing Whatever They Want”: You can access today’s new episode of the “Strict Scrutiny” podcast via this link.

Posted at 10:18 AM by Howard Bashman

“Clarence Thomas and Me: To speak as a black man at odds with the consensus of other blacks can be burdensome — and liberating.” Glenn C. Loury has this article in the Winter 2024 issue of City Journal.

Posted at 10:10 AM by Howard Bashman