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Thursday, June 6, 2024

“Why the Supreme Court’s abortion pill ruling might not end legal fight; If justices rule that the anti-abortion doctors who filed the lawsuit don’t have standing to sue, three conservative states could step into their place”: Ann E. Marimow and Caroline Kitchener of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 8:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“Texas Library Must Reshelve Controversial Books, 5th Cir. Says; Appeals court ruling mostly keeps preliminary injunction in place; Removed books involving LGBTQ, racism themes must be reshelved”: Julie Steinberg and Isaiah Poritz of Bloomberg Law have this report.

Kevin McGill of The Associated Press has a report headlined “A Texas county removed 17 books from its libraries. An appeals court says eight must be returned.”

And Brad Brooks of Reuters reports that “US appeals court rules some books be restored to Texas library shelves.”

You can access today’s ruling of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 8:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“US appellate courts split on threshold for lawsuits challenging diversity programs”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post.

Posted at 8:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“What potential grounds does Donald Trump have to appeal his hush money conviction? Trump is set to be sentenced in July.” Nadine El-Bawab of ABC News has this report.

Posted at 3:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Silly Season, Cornell Law School Edition; A failed Intercept hit piece on Leonard Leo shows how left-wing law faculty try to cancel the Constitution”: Dan McLaughlin has this essay online at National Review.

Posted at 3:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Palestinian Groups Seek Judge’s Recusal Over Israel Trip; Ryan Nelson set to hear case over Israel military aid; Was among judges who traveled to country this year”: Jacqueline Thomsen of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 3:37 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alito’s 1985 Job Application Declares His Principles; ‘I am and always have been a conservative’”: Ed Whelan has this post at his “Confirmation Tales” Substack site.

Posted at 3:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“The 3-3-3 Court Has Always Been a Myth; In a Court controlled by a six-justice conservative supermajority, the law moves in one direction; The only question is how far the Court feels like moving it”: Jay Willis has this essay online at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 3:30 PM by Howard Bashman

Access today’s rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court issued rulings in three argued cases.

1. Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the opinion of the Court in Truck Insurance Exchange v. Kaiser Gypsum Co., No. 22-1079. The decision was unanimous, with Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. not participating. You can access the oral argument via this link.

2. Justice Clarence Thomas delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court in Connelly v. United States, No. 23-146. You can access the oral argument via this link.

3. And Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. delivered the opinion of the Court in Becerra v. San Carlos Apache Tribe, No. 23-250. Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Thomas, Alito, and Amy Coney Barrett joined. You can access the oral argument via this link.

Posted at 10:03 AM by Howard Bashman