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Thursday round-up

At Bloomberg, Greg Stohr reports that the court “will end its term Thursday morning with historic rulings that will probably determine whether the public sees President Donald Trump’s long-hidden financial records before the November election.” For The New York Times, Adam Liptak looks at the two cases involving the president’s records, “one concerning subpoenas from House committees, the other a subpoena from the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., a Democrat.” Yesterday the court ...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Court, Bloomberg, Cnn, Pennsylvania, House, New York Times, Manhattan, Fox News, Catholic, The New York Times, Illinois, Vox


Wednesday round-up

For The Washington Post (subscription required), Robert Barnes reports that “Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. suffered a fall at a Maryland country club last month that required an overnight stay in the hospital, a Supreme Court spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday night.” Adam Liptak reports tor The New York Times that “[t]he chief justice has twice had seizures, in 1993 and 2007, but [the spokeswoman’s] statement said his latest fall had not been caused by one.” At CNN, Ariane de Vogue and Paul LeBl...
Tags: Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Montana, Court, Bloomberg, Ap, United States, New York Times, Keystone Xl, Marcus, Round-up, Robert Barnes, Roberts, Greenwire


Tuesday round-up

Yesterday the court decided unanimously in Chiafalo v. Washington and Colorado Department of State v. Baca that state laws that penalize or remove presidential electors who do not vote for candidate they pledged to support do not violate the Constitution. Amy Howe has this blog’s opinion analysis, which first appeared at Howe on the Court. Nina Totenberg reports at NPR that the decision “is so strong that it would seem to allow states to remove faithless electors even without a state law.” At Fo...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington, Court, Bloomberg, Npr, Round-up, Roberts, Howe, Jess Bravin, Greg Stohr, Nina Totenberg, Adam Feldman, CFPB, Brent Kendall


Monday round-up

Today the Supreme Court will issue decisions in July for the first time since 1996, after the coronavirus pandemic forced the postponement of oral arguments in 10 cases. Greg Stohr reports at Bloomberg that “[t]he U.S. Supreme Court is poised to cap a term like no other with potentially blockbuster decisions covering birth control, religious rights and President Donald Trump’s efforts to keep his financial records private.” At The Hill, Harper Neidig and John Kruzel highlight “the five most-anti...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Montana, Bloomberg, Chicago, Louisiana, Illinois, Donald Trump, Forest Service, Round-up, Reuters, U S Supreme Court, U S Forest Service, Roberts, Jess Bravin, Greg Stohr


Thursday round-up

Court-watchers are focusing on Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, in which the court held on Tuesday that Montana’s exclusion of religious schools from a state-funded scholarship program for private schools violates the First Amendment. At Reason’s Volokh Conspiracy blog, Ilya Somin finds it “unfortunate” that the decision was “a close 5-4 ruling, split along ideological lines with the five conservative justices in the majority, and the four liberals all dissenting,” because “[s]triking ...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, California, Planned Parenthood, Washington Post, Montana, United States, ACS, Louisiana, Jackson, ACA, Economist, Round-up, Lech, National Review


Wednesday round-up

Yesterday the court issued two opinions, whittling its remaining cases down to eight. In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the court held 5-4 that Montana’s exclusion of religious schools from a state-funded scholarship program for private schools violates the First Amendment. Amy Howe analyzes the opinion for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. Mariam Marshedi has an analysis at Subscript Law. At NPR, Nina Totenberg and Brian Naylor report that “[t]he court’s...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Montana, Bloomberg, New York Times, Fox News, Npr, Louisiana, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Round-up, National Review, John `` Roberts, The Supreme Court, Roberts


Tuesday round-up

Yesterday the Supreme Court released decisions in three cases, including one of the highest-profile cases of the term. In June Medical Services v. Russo, the court, by a vote of 5-4, struck down a Louisiana law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. Amy Howe analyzes the opinion for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. Mariam Marshedi provides an analysis at Subscript Law. Ronn Blitzer and others report at Fox News t...
Tags: Health, Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington Post, Mexico, Court, US, Bloomberg, Cnn, New York Times, Fox News, Npr, Louisiana, Wall Street Journal


Monday round-up

Amy Howe reports for this blog that on Friday the court denied a request that it revive a lower court ruling allowing any Texas voter to vote by absentee ballot without an excuse for the 2020 election cycle; her post originally appeared at Howe on the Court. For , Adam Liptak reports that “[t]he Texas Democratic Party and several voters had urged the court to reinstate a federal trial judge’s injunction requiring state officials to allow all voters, and not just those who are 65 or older, to su...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Bloomberg, Harvard, Atlantic, United States, SEC, Fox News, Usa Today, Department Of Homeland Security, Securities And Exchange Commission, Trump, Round-up, Chapel Hill, University Of North Carolina


Friday round-up

Sheryl Gay Stolberg reports for The New York Times that “[t]he Trump administration asked the Supreme Court late Thursday to overturn the Affordable Care Act — a move that, if successful, would bring a permanent end to the health insurance program popularly known as Obamacare and wipe out coverage for as many as 23 million Americans.” At ABC News, Devin Dwyer reports that “[t]he administration makes the case in a legal brief filed Thursday in” California v. Texas, “the case brought by 20 Republi...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, California, Bloomberg, New York Times, Npr, Usa Today, Abc News, Kevin Johnson, Department Of Homeland Security, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, University Of California, ABA Journal, Trump, Round-up


Thursday round-up

Briefly: David Savage reports for the Los Angeles Times that “[t]he Supreme Court is nearing the end of its term and ready to release major decisions on abortion, religion and the separation of powers.” At Bloomberg Government, Andrew Kreighbaum and Erin Mulvaney report that “[t]ransgender students stand to gain leverage in lawsuits over access to bathrooms and participation in school sports following last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling on LGBT workers’ rights.” At the Cato Institute’s Cato a...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Lgbt, Bloomberg, Liberty, Department Of Homeland Security, University Of California, Los Angeles Times, Round-up, Lech, U S Supreme Court, Clayton County, Pacific Legal Foundation, David Savage, Regents, DACA


Wednesday round-up

At NBC News (via How Appealing), Julie Moreau reports that last week’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, in which the court held that federal employment discrimination law protects gay and transgender employees, “which was widely praised by LGBTQ advocates but condemned by social conservatives[,] will likely have broad ramifications that go far beyond employment protections.” At the Duke Center for Firearms Law’s Second Thoughts blog, Darrell Miller looks at the decision’s “implica...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Court, Nbc News, Bloomberg, Lgbtq, Trump, Round-up, Stephens, EEOC, Urban Institute, Rodriguez, Daily Journal, Goldstein Russell, City of San Jose


Tuesday round-up

Yesterday the court issued one decision, in Liu v. Securities and Exchange Commission, holding 8-1 that the SEC can seek disgorgement of profits as a remedy in court for violating the securities fraud laws if the amount does not exceed the wrongdoer’s net profit and is awarded for the victims. Ronald Mann analyzes the opinion for this blog. Adam Liptak reports for The New York Times that the ruling “preserv[es] a tool that has allowed [the SEC] to recover billions of dollars[, b]ut the justices ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Bloomberg, Chicago, New York Times, SEC, Department Of Homeland Security, University Of California, Federal Trade Commission, Securities And Exchange Commission, Round-up, Sonia Sotomayor, U S Supreme Court, Stephens, EEOC, Liu


Monday round-up

Kristina McKibben analyzes last Thursday’s decision in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, in which the court held that the government’s decision to terminate the DACA program, which allowed undocumented young people brought to this country as children to apply for protection from deportation, violated the procedural requirements prescribed for administrative agencies, at Subscript Law. In an op-ed for The New York Times, Linda Greenhouse observes that “[t...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, New York City, Court, Atlantic, House, New York Times, Fox News, Npr, Kevin Johnson, Department Of Homeland Security, University Of California, Trump, Round-up, National Review, Stephens


Friday round-up

Yesterday the Supreme Court decided another of the term’s most closely watched cases, Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, ruling that the government’s decision to terminate the DACA program, which allowed undocumented young people brought to this country as children to apply for protection from deportation, violated the procedural requirements prescribed for administrative agencies. Amy Howe analyzes the opinion for this blog, in a post that was first publ...
Tags: Usa, Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Court, US, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cnn, Atlantic, New York Times, Fox News, Npr, Donald Trump, Ada


Thursday round-up

Amy Howe reports for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court, that “[a]fter just under three years (and three Supreme Court terms) on the job, Noel Francisco announced today that he would step down as the solicitor general of the United States, effective July 3, 2020.” According to Jessica Gresko at AP, “[i]t is common for people in the job to leave in the summer, when the Supreme Court takes a break, before a presidential election.” For The Washington Post (subscription re...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington Post, Court, Bloomberg, Ap, United States, Liberty, New York Times, Philadelphia, Donald Trump, Francisco, DOE, Forest Service, Trump


Wednesday round-up

Amy Howe reports for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court, that last night the court temporarily blocked the execution of Ruben Gutierrez, a Texas inmate who argues that the state’s refusal to allow him to have a spiritual advisor of his choosing by his side in the death chamber violates his First Amendment rights and a federal law that protects the religious rights of inmates. For (subscription required), Jess Bravin reports that “Mr. Gutierrez’s case provides the cou...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Washington, Ap, Atlantic, Liberty, Donald Trump, Forest Service, Round-up, Henry Schein, Mark Sherman, New Republic, U S Supreme Court, HARRIS


Tuesday round-up

Yesterday the Supreme Court released one of its most eagerly anticipated decisions of the term, holding in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that federal employment discrimination law protects gay and transgender employees. Amy Howe analyzes the opinion for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court. At Reuters, Lawrence Hurley reports that “[t]he landmark 6-3 ruling represented the biggest m...
Tags: Texas, Justice, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, California, Washington Post, Virginia, Bloomberg, Cnn, United States, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Npr, Usa Today, Donald Trump


Monday round-up

Briefly: At Politico, Marianne LeVine and Sarah Ferris report that “[t]he Supreme Court is expected to rule in the coming weeks on the fate of an Obama-era program to shield undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, delivering a jolt to Washington amid a global pandemic and historic unrest over the killing of African Americans at the hands of police.” Adam Liptak writes for The New York Times that “[l]ast week, Justice Sonia Sotomayor added her voice to the criticism” of the prac...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Washington, Georgia, New York Times, Round-up, Sonia Sotomayor, Adam Liptak, 11th Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Alabama Florida, Sarah Ferris, Marianne LeVine, Kansas City Star Dylan Hosmer Quint


Friday round-up

For USA Today, Richard Wolf reports that even if the Supreme Court agrees to review one of several pending cert petitions that ask the justices to reconsider the doctrine of qualified immunity, “the murky standard of ‘reasonableness’ would remain a hurdle for those claiming police misconduct.” At Education Week, Mark Walsh looks at how changes to the qualified immunity doctrine might affect public school educators. Briefly: Amy Howe reports for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe o...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Court, Usa Today, Round-up, Howe, Richard Wolf, Adam Feldman, Mark Walsh, Yale Journal, Amy Howe, Bloomberg Law, Jordan Rubin, Altera Corp, Susan Morse


Thursday round-up

At CNN, Kaitlan Collins and others report that “US Solicitor General Noel Francisco is expected to resign from his role as the government’s top lawyer before the Supreme Court in the coming days.” For The New York Times, Katie Benner reports that “Mr. Francisco’s top deputy, Jeff Wall, will most likely step in as acting solicitor general as the White House searches for a replacement.” Briefly: Amy Howe reports at Howe on the Court that “this year the justices’ June 25 conference is likely to ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, White House, Court, US, Cnn, New York Times, California Supreme Court, Francisco, Puerto Rico, Round-up, Howe, Alito, Daily Journal, Samuel Alito, Amy Howe


Wednesday round-up

Briefly: Jordan Rubin reports at Bloomberg Law that “[t]he U.S. Justice Department’s determination to resume federal executions after a decade-plus hiatus is back in Supreme Court justices’ hands, with the filing of a petition from death row prisoners challenging the way the government wants to execute them.” For (subscription required), Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall report that the “raft of long-pending appeals asking [the justices] to review a legal doctrine that makes it difficult for many...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Bloomberg, New York Times, Philadelphia, Smith, Black Lives Matter, DOE, Round-up, U S Supreme Court, Fulton, McKesson, Jess Bravin, U S Justice Department, Brent Kendall


Tuesday round-up

Yesterday the court released a unanimous opinion in Lomax v. Ortiz-Marquez, holding that dismissal without prejudice for failure to state a claim counts as a “strike” under the Prison Litigation Reform Act, which limits prisoners’ ability to file lawsuits without paying the filing fees. Margo Schlanger analyzes the opinion for this blog. At Bloomberg Law, Kimberly Robinson reports that the ruling “made it more difficult for prisoners to file suits without having to pay a $400 filing fee, a decis...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Bloomberg, California Supreme Court, Courthouse News Service, Round-up, Sonia Sotomayor, Howe, Tim Ryan, Lomax, Mark Walsh, Barr, 11th Circuit, Education Week, Amy Howe, Kimberly Robinson


Monday round-up

Nina Totenberg reports at NPR that, “[w]ith the county awash in protests over the death of George Floyd, the U.S. Supreme Court is examining” qualified immunity, “a modern-day legal doctrine created by judges that has shielded police and other government officials from lawsuits over their conduct.” At Constitution Daily, Marcia Coyle reports that “[a] series of petitions for review pending in the court challenge the underpinnings of the doctrine, and a number of cross-ideological organizations a...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Npr, Illinois, Trump, Round-up, U S Supreme Court, John Roberts, Nina Totenberg, Electoral College, Janus, Damon Root, AFSCME, Marcia Coyle, Kimberly Robinson, Harper Neidig


Friday round-up

Amy Howe reports for this blog, in a post that was originally published at Howe on the Court, that yesterday evening the Supreme Court put a hold on district court orders requiring the transfer of prisoners from a federal prison in Ohio where inmates are at risk from COVID-19. At NBC News, Pete Williams reports that “[i]n a brief, unsigned order with no noted dissent, the court gave the Trump administration more time to challenge the judge’s order in the lower courts.” For the Los Angeles Time...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, California, Court, Ohio, Abc News, Los Angeles Times, Trump, Round-up, John Roberts, Josh Blackman, Howe, David Savage, Amy Howe, National Law Journal, Marcia Coyle


Thursday round-up

Briefly: At AP, Jessica Gresko reports that “when a justice is truly steamed to be on a decision’s losing side, the strongest form of protest is reading a summary of the dissent aloud in court”; because the pandemic is keeping the court off the bench this year, dissenters in controversial cases “might have to find a new way to show” their displeasure. Steve Vladeck has this blog’s analysis of Monday’s decision in Banister v. Davis, in which the court held that a prisoner’s motion to alter or am...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Ap, Davis, Round-up, Nasrallah, Henry Schein Inc, JESSICA GRESKO, Steve Vladeck, Banister, Convention Against Torture, Bryan Lammon, Richard Faulkner, Philip Loree, U S Supreme Court for Archer and White Sales Inc


Tuesday round-up

Yesterday the court stepped up its opinion output for the term considerably, releasing decisions in five cases. In Financial Oversight Board for Puerto Rico v. Aurelius Investment, LLC, the justices unanimously upheld the structure of Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board, ruling that the board’s members do not have to be appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate because its duties are primarily local. Amy Howe analyzes the opinion for this blog, in a post that firs...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Law, California, Senate, Chicago, Davis, Wisconsin, Ferguson, Fox News, Donald Trump, Puerto Rico, Round-up, National Review, Sonia Sotomayor, John Roberts


Monday round-up

As Amy Howe reports for this blog, on Friday “the Supreme Court declined to intervene in challenges by churches in southern California and the Chicago area to stay-at-home orders issued as a result of the COVID-19 crisis”: “[T]he justices were closely divided in the California case, [South Bay United Pentacostal Church v. Newsom], with Chief Justice John Roberts casting the deciding vote and writing a late-night opinion to explain his decision to deny relief.” At Education Week’s School Law Blog...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, California, Washington Post, Chicago, New York Times, New Jersey, Department Of Justice, Vox, Kevin Johnson, Department Of Homeland Security, University Of California, Wall Street Journal, Economist, Round-up, John Roberts


Friday round-up

At Law & Liberty (via How Appealing), John McGinnis worries that in two cases involving “the ability of presidential electors in the Electoral College to exercise their own legal discretion in the choice of President,” “the Court may do grave damage to originalism by suggesting that the bad consequences of a constitutional provision or practice subsequent to the time of its enactment can override its original meaning.” In a response at Reason’s Volokh Conspiracy blog, Josh Blackman suggests that...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, California, Indiana, Usa Today, US supreme court, Trump, Round-up, Thomas, National Review, Josh Blackman, Richard Wolf, Clarence Thomas, Electoral College, National Law Journal, Volokh Conspiracy


Thursday round-up

The latest episode of Bloomberg Law’s Cases and Controversies podcast “highlights an issue that’s been piling up on the high court’s docket: Qualified immunity, the legal doctrine that serves to shield law enforcement from liability even in the face of the most egregious allegations of civil rights violations.” At Slate, Mark Joseph Stern notes the “emerging, cross-ideological consensus that the court’s jurisprudence here has spiraled out of control,” and he hopes the court will grant one of the...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Obama, California, Senate, White House, Chicago, Sudan, Vox, Donald Trump, Round-up, Mark Joseph Stern, Arizona Republic, Ian Millhiser, Adam Feldman, Clarence Thomas


Wednesday round-up

Amy Howe reports for this blog, in a post that first appeared at Howe on the Court, that yesterday the court denied, at least for now, “a request by the federal government to put a temporary hold on an order by a federal court that could lead to the release or transfer of over 800 inmates from a federal prison where nine inmates have died from COVID-19.” For The Washington Post (subscription required), Robert Barnes reports that “[t]he court left open the door for the administration[:] It said a...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, California, Washington Post, Court, Cnn, Wisconsin, San Diego County, The Washington Post, DOE, Vra, Round-up, Robert Barnes, McKesson, Howe, Adam Liptak