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Friday, June 7, 2024

“Senate Democrats Face Escalating Calls for Broader Investigation Into Supreme Court; They say their options are limited by the court’s status as a separate branch of government and deep Republican opposition”: Carl Hulse of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 9:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Retired judge David Tatel issues a stark warning about the Supreme Court; In a memoir, the retired D.C. Circuit judge reflects on his career and the high court, regret about initially hiding his blindness, and his love for his guide dog, Vixen”: Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 9:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“New immigration policy already causing Biden legal headaches; A lawyer for the state of Texas cited the policy as it fights to maintain concertina wire along the border”: Josh Gerstein of Politico has this report.

Posted at 2:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Fifth Circuit blocks religious-liberty training order in Southwest case; If forced to attend the Alliance Defending Freedom training, ‘The Southwest attorneys . . . would likely suffer a violation of their constitutional rights,’ the appeals court ruled”: Chris Geidner has this post at his Substack site about an unpublished order that a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued today.

Posted at 2:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Who’s The Judge With An ‘Overly Harsh’ Management Style? The answer to this question has been an open secret among legal elites for months.” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 12:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Philadelphia judge reduces $2.25 billion verdict against Monsanto by more than 80%; A jury in January decided in favor of John McKivison, of Lycoming County, who used Roundup to control weeds at his home for about two decades”: Nick Vadala of The Philadelphia Inquirer has this report.

Posted at 12:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Clarence Thomas formally reports trip to Bali paid for by conservative donor”: John Fritze and Tierney Sneed of CNN have this report.

Posted at 12:42 PM by Howard Bashman