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Russo brothers fill summer movie void

As the directors of the record-breaking "Avengers: Endgame" and "Infinity War," brothers Joe and Anthony Russo have delivered the ultimate summer movies.
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The Russo brothers, 'Avengers' directors, fill the summer movie void with 'Pizza Film School'

As the directors of the record-breaking "Avengers: Endgame" and "Infinity War," brothers Joe and Anthony Russo have delivered the ultimate summer movies.
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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


Interim Stat Pack for October Term 2019

With the 2019-2020 Supreme Court term coming to a close, the discussion among court-watchers continues to focus on Chief Justice John Roberts’ decision-making. Much has been made of his siding with the more liberal justices in striking down a Louisiana abortion law in June Medical Services LLC v. Russo and upholding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (at least temporarily) in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California. Roberts’ positions in these c...
Tags: Health, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Hawaii, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, King, Trump, Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor, John Roberts, Roberts, Ginsburg


Symposium: How to count to one

John Knepper is a private attorney based in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He previously was chief deputy attorney general of Wyoming. He filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Susan B. Anthony List in support of the respondent in June Medical Services v. Russo. Marks v. United States instructs that when a majority of the justices cannot agree on more than the outcome, “the holding of the Court may be viewed as that position taken by those Members who concurred in the judgments on the narrowest grounds.” Mu...
Tags: Health, Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Planned Parenthood, United States, Wyoming, Louisiana, Kafka, John Roberts, U S Court of Appeals, Casey, Stephen Breyer, Ramos, Clarence Thomas


Symposium: June Medical and the many faces of judicial discretion

Jane Schacter is the William Nelson Cromwell professor of law at Stanford Law School. She signed an amicus brief in support of the petitioners in June Medical Services v. Russo. The headline from the 5-4 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo striking down Louisiana’s abortion restriction is unquestionably the vote of Chief Justice John Roberts. He determined the outcome. While he may have previewed his position a year ago when he voted to stay the ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for t...
Tags: Health, Texas, Featured, Law, Stanford, Louisiana, King, John Roberts, Roberts, Williamson, Lochner, Alito, U S Court of Appeals, Casey, Stephen Breyer, Breyer


Symposium: June Medical Services v. Russo: When a “win” is not a win

Gretchen Borchelt is vice president for reproductive rights and health at the National Women’s Law Center. She filed an amicus brief on behalf of NWLC and 72 other organizations in support of the petitioners in June Medical Services v. Russo. In June Medical Services v. Russo, a plurality of the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that would have thwarted abortion access to such a degree that it would have left “thousands of Louisiana women with no practical means of obtaining a safe, lega...
Tags: Health, Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Louisiana, Donald Trump, John Roberts, Roberts, Casey, GONZALES, Elena Kagan, Samuel Alito, Carhart, Hellerstedt, Russo


Relists Return

John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists. After a couple of weeks with no new relists, the Supreme Court is back this week with a vengeance. The court has scheduled an impromptu conference for Wednesday, July 1. In most years, an impromptu conference scheduled for the last week of June would be the mop-up conference for the entire term in which all outstanding business for the term is resolved. But the court still has enough outstanding opinions in argued cases that things may continue for a while y...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Colorado, Kentucky, Germany, Virginia, Hungary, United States, Williams, Tennessee, Sharp, Atkins


Symposium: The chief justice restores the Casey standard even while undermining women’s interests in Louisiana

Erika Bachiochi is a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a Senior Fellow at the Abigail Adams Institute. Follow her at @erikabachiochi. In comparison to the high court’s bombshell opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County earlier this month, June Medical Services v. Russo would seem relatively straightforward. The challenged admitting privileges requirement for Louisiana abortion providers is virtually the same as the law struck down in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt just four year...
Tags: Health, Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Planned Parenthood, Court, Louisiana, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Thomas, John Roberts, Richard Posner, Roberts, Alito, Clayton County, Casey


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


Symposium: June Medical decision is no cause for congressional complacency

Richard Blumenthal is the senior United States senator from Connecticut. He joined an amicus brief on behalf of 197 members of Congress in support of the petitioners in June Medical Services v. Russo. He is the Senate lead sponsor of the Women’s Health Protection Act. Today’s Supreme Court decision in June Medical Services v. Russo is a landmark legal victory against radical politicians relentlessly attacking reproductive rights cross the country. Roe v. Wade is safe—for now. This ruling is an i...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Senate, United States, Connecticut, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Richard Blumenthal, John Roberts, Baton Rouge, U S Court of Appeals, Stephen Breyer, Breyer


Symposium: Chief Justice Roberts reins in the cavalry of abortion providers charging toward the elimination of abortion regulation

Cynthia Yee-Wallace is deputy attorney general of the state of Idaho. She filed an amicus brief on behalf of the state in support of the respondent in June Medical Services v. Russo, along with Brian Kane, who is the assistant chief deputy attorney general for the state of Idaho. Abortion providers won the most recent skirmish invalidating Louisiana’s admitting privileges law in June Medical Services v. Russo. But a close read of Chief Justice John Roberts’ concurring opinion will likely opera...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Planned Parenthood, Idaho, Alaska, Louisiana, U S Supreme Court, John Roberts, Roberts, Casey, Hellerstedt, Russo, Brian Kane, Medical Services


Opinion analysis: With Roberts providing the fifth vote, court strikes down Louisiana abortion law (Updated)

Four years ago, by a vote of 5-3, the Supreme Court struck down a Texas law that (among other things) required doctors who perform abortions to have the right to admit patients at a nearby hospital. In that case, Justice Anthony Kennedy joined his four more liberal colleagues in holding that, although Texas has a genuine interest in protecting the health of pregnant women, there was no evidence that the law actually did anything to promote that interest – but it did make it more difficult for wo...
Tags: Health, Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Planned Parenthood, New Orleans, Louisiana, Kennedy, Thomas, John Roberts, Roberts, Baton Rouge, District Court, Alito, U S Court of Appeals


Shocker: Supreme Court Preserves Abortion Rights, Strikes Down Louisiana Hospital Privileges Law

The Supreme Court has struck down a Louisiana abortion law that opponents say would have closed all but one abortion clinic in the state and had lasting repercussions for reproductive rights across the country.The Louisiana law, known as Act 620, would have required abortion providers to have the ability to admit patients at local hospitals. Supporters said the legislation promoted safety and continuity of care; abortion-rights advocates say it was a medically unnecessary restriction would force...
Tags: Texas, News, Supreme Court, Court, States, Louisiana, Center For Reproductive Rights, Nancy Northup, Trump, Rose, Sonia Sotomayor, Wade, John Roberts, Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Breyer


Supreme court strikes down restrictive Louisiana abortion law

Chief Justice John Roberts sided with liberal judges to rule that state’s efforts to restrict access to abortion was unconstitutionalThe US supreme court has upheld a woman’s constitutional right to obtain an abortion in the most-watched abortion case in decades.In a 5-4 decision, Chief Justice John Roberts sided with liberal judges to rule that Louisiana’s efforts to restrict access to abortion were unconstitutional.The case, June Medical Services v Russo, was a pivotal test of how the court’s ...
Tags: Texas, News, US, America, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Trump, John Roberts, Roberts, Guttmacher Institute, Hellerstedt, Russo, Whole Woman 's Health, June Medical Services, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch


Live blog of orders and opinions (Update: Completed)

We live-blogged on Monday, June 29, as the court released orders form the June 25 conference and opinions in Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, June Medical Services v. Russo and United States Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International. SCOTUSblog is sponsored by Casetext: making litigation more efficient with A.I. and machine learning technology. The post Live blog of orders and opinions (Update: Completed) appeared first on SCOTUSblog. ...
Tags: Law, Live, Russo, United States Agency for International Development, Seila Law, Alliance for Open Society International


The CEO of $12.5 billion HPE on how surviving the Falklands War and Hewlett-Packard's stormy past is helping him chart a new course for the tech giant — even after he tested positive for the coronavirus (HPE)

HPE CEO Antonio Neri survived the Falklands War and thrived through a decade and a half of turbulence at Hewlett-Packard. He's now facing a new challenge, after testing positive for COVID-19. The 53-year-old tech veteran is drawing lessons from those experiences to lead the iconic Silicon Valley giant to the post-pandemic future and a fast-changing market defined by the rise of the cloud. HPE has cut pay for executives including Neri itself, and is considering layoffs, as the pandemic takes it...
Tags: UK, Trends, Cisco, Hp, Holland, Silicon Valley, Dell, Hewlett Packard, Sap, Carly Fiorina, Business Insider, Fiorina, Meg, Platt, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Antonio


Chris "Mad Dog" Russo catches the rabies while ranting about Bryce Harper and Trevor Bauer

During his daily Mad Dog Unleashed show on Tuesday afternoon, weeks of MLB tension finally boiled over as Mad Dog turned an unsuspecting caller into kibble before wheeling wild-eyed on Bryce Harper and Trevor Bauer, both of whom took to Twitter this week to express their readiness to get “back to baseball.” In between shouting “$336 MILLION DOLLARS!” like Dr. Evil on an amphetamines bender, Russo laid out his core point, which, to the best of our interpretative abilites, is that if you got paid...
Tags: Twitter, News, Sports, Mlb, Bryce Harper, Russo, Trevor Bauer, Chris Mad Dog Russo, Robert Manfred Esq


Fall Is Now Jam-Packed for Book Publishers. That Could Be a Problem.

Books scheduled for release this spring and summer are now on track for fall, when authors will be fighting for attention in the midst of a presidential election and an ongoing crisis.
Tags: News, John, Charles, Kate, King, Stephen, Collins, Elena, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Kinney, Russo, University of Chicago Press, Grisham, Ferrante, Sons, HarperCollins Publishers


Judge Who Asked Woman if She Closed Her Legs to Prevent Assault Is Removed

“No witness, alleged victim or litigant should be treated that way in a court of law,” a justice in New Jersey Supreme Court wrote in the unanimous decision.
Tags: News, Domestic Violence, New Jersey, New Jersey Supreme Court, Russo, Women and Girls, Decisions and Verdicts, Supreme Courts (State, Rabner, John F Jr, Stuart J, Ocean County (NJ


NHL Rumors: Red Wings, Canucks, Oilers, Lightning, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the Detroit Red Wings and who they might be targeting in free agency. In Vancouver, the Canucks might be making big blue line changes. In Edmonton, the rumored trade with the New York Rangers and Oilers isn’t necessarily a slam dunk and in Tampa, why the Lightning voted “no” to the 24-team playoff format is revealed. Red Wings List of Possible Free Agency Targets Detroit News’ Ted Kulfan listed a number of proposed forward options for the R...
Tags: Florida, Colorado, Sport, Wings, Rangers, Nashville, Vancouver, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton, Tampa, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Rangers, Michael Russo, Andersson


A Campaign Milestone: ‘I Was Drugged and Raped,’ Heard in a Candidate’s Ad

A Democratic congressional candidate in Virginia is releasing a TV spot where she speaks candidly about assault, a new step in a political landscape altered by the #MeToo movement.
Tags: Elections, News, Virginia, House Of Representatives, Sex Crimes, Democratic Party, Claire, Russo, United States Marine Corps, Political advertising, Women and Girls, United States Defense and Military Forces, Presidential Election of 2020, MeToo Movement


NHL Rumors: Wild, Maple Leafs, Bruins, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the Minnesota Wild being told that one of their newly signed prospects won’t be allowed to play. The Toronto Maple Leafs have questions about trades and free agents and in Boston, Tuukka Rask shoots down retirement rumors. NHL Won’t Let Kaprizov Play According to Michael Russo of The Athletic, the NHL has informed the Minnesota Wild that there is likely “zero chance” that Kirill Kaprizov will be permitted to make his NHL debut this summer i...
Tags: Minnesota, Wild, Boston, Toronto, Sport, Fox, Hockey, NHL, Minnesota Wild, Boston Bruins, Michael Russo, Leafs, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Jason Spezza


American Horror Story Has Some Truly Bonkers Plans for Macaulay Culkin

Ava DuVernay teases a very specific corner of the Fourth World appearing in her New Gods movie. The Russo brothers confirm they’re working on bringing Hercules to live-action for Disney. Get a glimpse of Diana vs. Cheetah in a new Wonder Woman 1984 picture. Plus, what’s to come when you re-enter The Twilight Zone.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Macaulay Culkin, Agents Of Shield, Disney, Diana, Batwoman, Hercules, Ava Duvernay, American Horror Story, The Twilight Zone, Prophet, Legends Of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Roswell, Russo, Save the Green Planet


‘Extraction 2’ is Already in the Works; Could Be a Sequel or a Prequel

After a record-setting debut on Netflix, the streamer is already moving forward with Extraction 2. Joe Russo, who penned the first Extraction, has closed a deal with Netflix to write a second installment in the new action franchise. But Russo teases that the follow-up to Extraction could be either a sequel or a prequel. Deadline reports that Joe Russo has closed a deal to return to write the follow-up to Extraction, the Chris Hemsworth-starring action film helmed by first-time director Sam H...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Sequels, Chris-Hemsworth, Sam, Anthony, Chris, Hemsworth, Russo, Joe Russo, Action/Adventure, Extraction, David Harbour, Hargrave, Agbo, Sam Hargrave


Netflix is making a sequel to 'Extraction,' which the streamer says is pacing to be its biggest movie ever

"Avengers: Endgame" codirector Joe Russo, who wrote the screenplay for "Extraction," has closed a deal to write the sequel. Russo told Deadline "we're not committing yet to whether that story goes forward, or backward in time." Netflix is projecting "Extraction" to be its biggest movie premiere ever with 90 million households watching in the first four weeks of release.   Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix's new action movie "Extraction," starring Chris Hemsworth, is ...
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Chris Hemsworth, Hemsworth, Russo, Joe Russo, AV Club, Sam Hargrave


Extraction Sequel A Go With Joe Russo Returning!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Extraction sequel a go with Joe Russo returning! Just over a week after garnering the highest premiere numbers for a Netflix original film, the streaming service has greenlit a sequel to the Chris Hemsworth-led actioner Extraction with Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame) returning to pen the script, according to Deadline. RELATED: Extraction Sequel Teased by Sam Hargrave & Joe Russo The new film will be produced once again by Joe and Anthony Russo’s production banner AGBO, w...
Tags: Movies, India, Netflix, Chris Hemsworth, Avengers, Russo brothers, Deadline, Anthony, Dhaka, Joe, Hemsworth, Russo, Joe Russo, Russos, Anthony Russo, ComingSoon


Extraction Sequel Teased by Sam Hargrave & Joe Russo

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sam Hargrave, Joe Russo tease Extraction future After receiving generally positive reviews from critics and garnering the biggest opening viewership for a Netflix original film, it appears writer Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame) and director Sam Hargrave have future plans for the Chris Hemsworth-led actioner Extraction. RELATED: Extraction Draws Biggest Ever Opening for Netflix In an interview with Collider, Hargrave discussed possible follow-ups for the film include idea...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Bangladesh, Chris Hemsworth, Avengers, Sam, Anthony, Dhaka, Chris, Joe, Harbour, Hemsworth, Russo, Joe Russo, Movie News, Extraction


Courtroom access: Laboratories for live-streaming?

Editor’s note: On April 13, the Supreme Court announced that it would conduct 10 oral arguments via telephone conference on several days in May in cases whose oral argument dates had been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that it would make an audio feed available to the public through a media pool, providing real-time audio of oral arguments for the first time in its history. On March 4, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in June Medical Services v. Russo, a challenge to a Louisian...
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How Netflix’s Extraction engineered a 12-minute, one-shot action sequence (ars technica)

Directed by Justin Wolfson, edited by Patrick Biesemans. Shot by Sam Hargrave. Transcript coming soon. When Joe Russo (of Russo brothers fame) was casting about for just the right person to direct his action thriller Extraction, he opted for a nontraditional choice: Sam Hargrave, a stunt coordinator who had been itching to try his hand at directing. Granted, it's not the first time a stunt coordinator has made the transition to behind the camera. Chad Stahelski, director of the John Wick franch...
Tags: News, Netflix, Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Ouellette, Russo, Joe Russo, John Wick, Chad Stahelski, Hargrave, Stahelski, Sam Hargrave, Justin Wolfson