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Lawyer Repping Covington Kids Vows To Sue Maggie Haberman, Others For Libel

A Trump-supporting attorney working pro bono for families and alumni of Covington Catholic High School told “Fox and Friends” on Wednesday that he’s giving journalists and celebrities 48 hours to retract their comments about the students involved in the protest or he will start suing. The lawyer, Robert Barnes, specifically mentioned New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who he called “Haberstam.” In a tweet over the weekend, Haberman said it would be “interesting” to see if any students w...
Tags: News, Fox, New York Times, Omaha, Catholic, Trump, Phillips, Robert Barnes, Covington, Maggie Haberman, Haberman, Maga, Nathan Phillips, Nicole Lafond, Covington Catholic High School, Nick Sandmann


Wednesday round-up

Yesterday the Supreme Court issued orders from last Friday’s conference. The justices agreed to review a challenge to New York City’s restrictions on the transportation of licensed handguns, in a case that may not be heard until next term. They also denied the federal government’s request to review lower-court orders banning implementation of the Trump administration’s ban on service in the military by most transgender people, but, by a 5-4 vote, they reinstated the ban while appeals are pending...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Washington Post, Washington, New York City, Bloomberg, Cnn, Npr, Oklahoma, Usa Today, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Round-up, U S Supreme Court


As Covington families look into legal action, one lawyer is offering his services for free

Attorney Robert Barnes tells 'Fox & Friends' that any 'false statements' made about the students needs to be retracted and corrected within 48 hours or he may sue.
Tags: News, Fox, Robert Barnes, Covington


Thursday round-up

For this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court, Amy Howe analyzes yesterday’s oral argument in Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair, a challenge to Tennessee’s durational residency requirements for liquor licensing. For The Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports that “Supreme Court justices indicated … that they thought Tennessee’s tough residency requirements for those who want to run liquor stores have more to do with protecting in-state economic interests...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Court, Bloomberg, United States, Tennessee, Medicare, Jackson, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Washington Post, Trump, Round-up, Reuters, U S Supreme Court


Tuesday round-up

This morning the justices will hear oral argument in two cases. The first is Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. v. Jackson, which involves the ability of a third-party class-action defendant to remove a counterclaim from state court to federal court. Ronald Mann previewed the case for this blog. Basem Besada and Isaac Idicula have a preview for Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute, and Subscript Law provides a graphic explainer. [Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, California, Washington Post, Tennessee, Jackson, Securities And Exchange Commission, Round-up, Whitaker, Robert Barnes, Blair, Michaels, Howe, Carpenter, Department of Health and Human Services, Henry Schein Inc


Thursday round-up

Richard Re has this blog’s analysis of yesterday’s argument in Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt, in which the justices considered whether to overrule a precedent that allows a state to be sued in the courts of another state without its consent. Mark Walsh provides a first-hand view of the argument for this blog. For The Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports that during the argument, “two of the court’s most experienced practitioners recounted the founding of the union and the framing ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Indiana, Wyoming, Tennessee, The Washington Post, Hyatt, Round-up, Robert Barnes, Blair, Adam Liptak, Jess Bravin, Brent Kendall, Henry Schein Inc, Mark Walsh, Jessica Mason Pieklo


Wednesday round-up

The justices wrap up the first week of the January session today with one oral argument, in Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt, in which the court will consider whether to overrule a precedent that allows a state to be sued in the courts of another state without its consent. Richard Re previewed the case for this blog. Clotilde Le Roy and Jarrett Field have a preview at Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. In his first Supreme Court opinion, Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote for...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Washington, Court, America, Bloomberg, Cnn, New York Times, New Orleans, Fox News, Republican, Economist, Hyatt, Trump, Round-up


Tuesday round-up

Today the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in two cases. The first is Herrera v. Wyoming, which asks whether the Crow Tribe retains treaty rights to hunt on land in Wyoming’s Bighorn National Forest. Gregory Ablavsky previewed the case for this blog. Cecilia Bruni and Trevor O’Bryan have a preview at Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. At Bloomberg Law, Jordan Rubin reports that this is “the third high court clash this term asking the justices to parse an old treaty’s modern e...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Ap, United States, Wyoming, Missouri, House Of Representatives, Davis, Sudan, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Doj, The Washington Post, Cornell, Trump


"Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will not be on the bench Monday when the Supreme Court hears oral arguments, the first time in her career she has missed a session."

Writes Robert Barnes at WaPo.“As long as I can do the job full steam, I will do it,” Ginsburg said last year. She has hired law clerks through the 2020 term.From the comments at WaPo: "11 more months until an election year, where we cannot replace Justices. Hang in there Ruth!" [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ruth, Robert Barnes, Ginsburg, WaPo, Ann Althouse


Ginsburg Will Miss Oral Arguments For First Time Ever Monday

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will not be present on the bench for oral arguments on Monday, The Washington Post reported.  The Supreme Court blog’s Twitter feed confirmed the news and said Ginsburg would be working from home and could still participate in Monday’s cases. She is working from home & can still participate in today's cases based on the transcripts and briefs. #SCOTUS is hearing oral argument today in FDA preemption & debt collection cases. https://t.co/8oLLlAN8m...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Fda, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Robert Barnes, Ginsburg, Amy Howe, Livewire, Nicole Lafond


Monday round-up

This morning the Supreme Court kicks off the January argument session with oral arguments in two cases. The first is Merck Sharp & Dohme v. Albrecht, which raises questions about whether a state-law failure-to-warn claim is pre-empted by federal law regulating the safety and efficacy of prescription drugs. Elizabeth McCuskey previewed the case for this blog. Garion Liberti and Tayler Woelcke have a preview for Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. The second case today is Obduskey v....
Tags: Texas, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Washington, Massachusetts, Bloomberg, Gop, Wyoming, North Carolina, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Department, Cornell, Trump, Round-up


Wednesday round-up

At NPR, Nina Totenberg reports that “[a] specially appointed federal panel of judges has dismissed all 83 ethics complaints brought against Justice Brett Kavanaugh regarding his conduct at his confirmation hearings,” “conclud[ing] that while the complaints ‘are serious,’ there is no existing authority that allows lower court judges to investigate or discipline Supreme Court justices.” Additional coverage comes from Kevin Daley at The Daily Caller, Joan Biskupic at CNN, Samuel Chamberlain at Fox ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Npr, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Aba, Round-up, U S Supreme Court, Robert Barnes, Richard Wolf, Ginsburg, Nina Totenberg, Kavanaugh, Joan Biskupic


Wednesday round-up

Amy Howe reports for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court, that the Trump administration yesterday asked the Supreme Court to put a hold on a lower-court ruling that bars enforcement of a new policy prohibiting immigrants who enter the country illegally across the U.S.-Mexico border from requesting asylum. Additional coverage comes from Robert Barnes for The Washington Post, Andrew Chung at Reuters, Bob Egelko at the San Francisco Chronicle, Michael Burke at The Hill, Gr...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Mexico, Court, San Francisco, Fox News, Donald Trump, Medicaid, Justice Department, Robbins, Trump, Round-up, Reuters, U S Supreme Court, Robert Barnes


Tuesday round-up

Yesterday the Supreme Court issued additional orders from its conference last Friday, adding one case to its merits docket. Amy Howe covers the order list for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. At Education Week’s School Law Blog, Mark Walsh reports that the court agreed to review Kisor v. Wilkie, which raises “an important question about when courts should defer to a federal agency’s interpretation of its own ambiguous regulations.” Additional coverage comes from Ton...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Bloomberg, Ap, United States, New York Times, Kansas, Louisiana, Usa Today, The Washington Post, Chevron, Medicaid, Courthouse News Service, Round-up, Mark Sherman


Friday round-up

Amy Howe analyzes yesterday’s argument in Gamble v. United States, which asks whether the Supreme Court should overrule the “separate sovereigns” exception to the double jeopardy clause that allows a defendant to be prosecuted for the same crime in both federal and state court, for this blog, in a post that was first published at Howe on the Court. At Fox News, Bill Mears reports that “[t]he justices raised tough questions Thursday about being tried twice for the same crime in different jurisdic...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington, Court, Atlantic, United States, New York Times, Fox News, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Wall Street Journal, Kennedy, Trump, Round-up, Hatch


Tuesday round-up

There are two oral arguments on the Supreme Court’s agenda today. The first is in Biestek v. Berryhill, in which the justices will consider social-security-benefits claimants’ ability to scrutinize the data on which benefits denials are based. David Super had this blog’s preview. Tyler Schmitt and Grace Brosofsky preview the case for Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. This morning’s second case is Helsinn Healthcare v. Teva Pharmaceuticals, which asks whether the “on sale” bar to ...
Tags: Apple, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Court, Alabama, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Indiana, Ap, Pepper, United States, North Dakota, SEC, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal


Thursday round-up

For this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court, Amy Howe covers yesterday’s oral argument in Timbs v. Indiana, in which the justices considered whether the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on excessive fines applies to the states. Robert Barnes reports for The Washington Post that the question “seemed to strike the Supreme Court … as something of a constitutional no-brainer,” and that the justices “seemed more than ready to rule for Tyson Timbs of Marion, Ind., who had his $42,0...
Tags: Apple, Usa, Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington Post, Court, Bloomberg, Indiana, Pepper, New York Times, Fca, Rover, Npr, Oklahoma


Wednesday round-up

Today the justices will hear oral argument in Timbs v. Indiana, in which they will consider whether the Eighth Amendment’s excessive fines clause applies to the states. Amy Howe previewed the case for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. Julia Hollreiser and Benjamin Rodd have a preview at Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. At The Economist’s Espresso blog, Steven Mazie writes that a “rare left-right coalition of anti-poverty activists, Christian conserva...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington Post, Court, Bloomberg, Indiana, Cnn, New York Times, Federal Communications Commission, Npr, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Usa Today, Economist, Trump


Tuesday round-up

There are two oral arguments on the Supreme Court’s agenda today. The first is in Nutraceutical Corp. v. Lambert, which involves the timeliness of an appeal from a denial of class-action certification. Howard Wasserman previewed the case for this blog. Amanda Wong and Jared Ham have a preview at Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. Next is Carpenter v. Murphy, a capital case in which the justices will decide whether Congress has disestablished the boundaries of an Indian reservation...
Tags: Apple, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Virginia, Bloomberg, Indiana, Pepper, Atlantic, New York Times, Federal Communications Commission, Warren, Oklahoma


Monday round-up

This morning the Supreme Court begins its December sitting with oral arguments in two cases. The first is Apple v. Pepper, in which the justices will consider whether IPhone-app purchasers can bring an antitrust suit against Apple. Amy Howe previewed the case for this blog, in a post that was first published at Howe on the Court. Basem Besada and Isaac Idicula preview the case for Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute, and SubscriptLaw offers a graphic explainer. This morning’s second...
Tags: Apple, Supreme Court, Law, Nbc News, Cnn, Pepper, New York Times, The Washington Post, Cornell, Trump, Round-up, U S Supreme Court, Robert Barnes, The Supreme Court, Howe, Adam Liptak


Friday round-up

At NPR, Nina Totenberg reports that “[i]n a rare moment of direct criticism, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts rebuked President Trump on Wednesday for the president’s description of a federal judge who ruled against his asylum policy as ‘an Obama judge,’” and that “[w]ithin hours, the president fired back on Twitter, launching an unusual conflict between the executive and judicial branches.” At AP, Mark Sherman reports that “[b]efore now, it has been highly unusual for a president to sin...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Congress, Nbc News, Ap, New York Times, Npr, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Round-up, Mark Sherman, Lyle Denniston, John Roberts, Robert Barnes, Roberts


Monday round-up

The Supreme Court added two cases to its docket on Friday, including In re Department of Commerce, et al., a dispute arising out of a challenge to the administration’s decision to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form; the court scheduled oral argument in the case for February 19, 2019. Amy Howe covers the order list for this blog, in a post that was first published at Howe on the Court. At Bloomberg, Greg Stohr reports that “[t]he justices will consider the Trump administ...
Tags: Usa, New York, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington Post, Commerce, New York Times, Npr, Kevin Johnson, Justice Department, US supreme court, Trump, Round-up, Lyle Denniston, Whitaker


Wednesday round-up

Yesterday the court released orders from last week’s conference, adding two cases to its merits docket. Amy Howe covers the order list for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. For The Washington Post, Gregory Schneider and Robert Barnes report that in Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill, “[t]he U.S. Supreme Court will take up the issue of redistricting in Virginia, agreeing to hear an appeal filed by Republican legislators after a lower court’s ruling that 11 Ho...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Virginia, Court, Bloomberg, United States, Round-up, U S Supreme Court, Robert Barnes, House of Delegates, Harvard Law Review, Howe, Greg Stohr, Ian Millhiser, Elena Kagan


Friday round-up

Yesterday the court held a formal investiture ceremony for the newest justice, Brett Kavanaugh. Amy Howe offers a firsthand account of the event for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. For , Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall report that “[a]lthough it followed an age-old ceremonial script, Thursday’s investiture couldn’t avoid implicit references to the political struggles surrounding the court.” Additional coverage comes from Jennifer Jacobs and Greg Stohr at Bloomberg, ...
Tags: Usa, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Politico, Nbc News, Cnn, House, New York Times, Social Security, Npr, Usa Today, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Wall Street Journal, Round-up


Thursday round-up

Amy Howe analyzes yesterday’s oral argument in Republic of Sudan v. Harrison, which involves service of process on foreign governments under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. Jess Bravin reports for that “Sudan’s government argued … that it shouldn’t have to pay a $315 million judgment for helping terrorists attack a U.S. warship because the plaintiffs sent the legal papers to the wrong place.” At NPR, Nina Totenberg report...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Ap, New York Times, Arizona, Sudan, Npr, Trump, Round-up, Robert Barnes, Tucson, Howe, Adam Liptak, Jess Bravin, Nina Totenberg


Tuesday round-up

This morning the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in two cases. First up is Bucklew v. Precythe, in which an inmate argues that because he suffers from a rare medical condition, execution by lethal injection will cause him intolerable pain and would violate the Eighth Amendment. Amy Howe previewed the case for this blog, in a post first published at Howe on the Court. Benjamin Rodd and Julia Hollreiser have a preview at Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. [Disclosure: Goldstei...
Tags: Usa, Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Washington Post, Cbs News, Virginia, Bloomberg, United States, Idaho, Alaska, New York Times, Warren, Fox News, Usa Today, Frost


Monday round-up

As the second week of the November argument session begins, the justices have two cases on their agenda today. The first is Sturgeon v, Frost, in which the court will revisit the question of whether the National Park Service can regulate activities on navigable waters within the national park system in Alaska. Sandi Zellmer previewed the case for this blog. Luis Lozada and Tyler Schmitt have a preview at Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute. At Greenwire (subscription or registration...
Tags: Florida, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Oregon, Virginia, Los Angeles, Bloomberg, Alaska, Warren, Frost, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sturgeon, Cornell, Trump


Thursday round-up

Yesterday the justices heard oral argument in Frank v. Gaos, in which the court has been asked to make it harder for companies to settle class-action lawsuits without providing direct compensation to class members, through a process known as “cy pres.” Richard Wolf reports for USA Today that the court “appeared divided along ideological lines,” with “[t]he more conservative justices … hostile to plaintiffs and defendants devising their own settlements and leaving potential beneficiaries penniles...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Mexico, Bloomberg, Idaho, New York Times, Fox News, Usa Today, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Faa, Trump, Round-up, Frank, Robert Barnes


Wednesday round-up

Yesterday, retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court, released a letter announcing that she has been diagnosed with dementia and is withdrawing from public life. Amy Howe has this blog’s coverage, which first appeared at Howe on the Court. Additional coverage comes from Jessica Gresko at the Associated Press, Nina Totenberg at NPR, Lawrence Hurley at Reuters, Ariane de Vogue and Veronica Stracqualursi at CNN, Richard Wolf for USA Today, Robert Barnes for ...
Tags: Usa, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Bloomberg, Cnn, United States, New York Times, Associated Press, Npr, Nielsen, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Round-up, Robert Barnes


Tuesday round-up

Amy Howe reports for this blog that last night the Supreme Court “gave the federal government a partial victory … in a dispute over discovery in the challenge to the government’s decision to reinstate a question about citizenship on the 2020 census” when,  “[w]ithout any publicly recorded objections, the justices kept on hold plans to depose Wilbur Ross, the Secretary of Commerce, about the decision.” At The Washington Post, Robert Barnes and Tara Bahrampour report that “[t]he court’s action mak...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Court, United States, Commerce, Liberty, New York Times, Associated Press, Epa, Louisiana, Usa Today, North Carolina, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department, Ross