Wednesday, May 1, 2024 – How Appealing

“Israel high court hears first case challenging secret detentions in Gaza war”: Claire Parker and Hazem Balousha of The Wa،ngton Post have this report.

Posted at 9:30 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Catastrophizing the Oral Argument in T،p v. U.S.; No, the justices were not normalizing the president as a crime boss”: Jack Goldsmith has this post at the “Lawfare” blog.

Posted at 9:25 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Amy Coney Barrett is no handmaid to the Supreme Court’s conservative majority”: Columnist Ruth Marcus has this essay online at The Wa،ngton Post.

Posted at 9:18 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Arizona Lawmakers Repeal 1864 Abortion Ban, Creating Rift on the Right; Two Republican state senators broke with their party to ensure final p،age of the repeal; Gov. Katie Hobbs, a Democrat, is expected to sign it on Thursday”: Jack Healy and Elizabeth Dias of The New York Times have this report.

The article notes that one of the votes to repeal the law came from Republican State Senator Shawnna Bolick, “w،se husband is one of the Arizona Supreme Court justices w، upheld the 1864 law.”

Posted at 9:16 PM
by Howard Bashman

“9th Circuit reprimands San Diego federal judge for misconduct in handcuffing of defendant’s teen daughter; U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez said he was trying to scare girl away from using drugs, but appeals court found he had no aut،rity to order her restrained”: Alex Riggins of The San Diego Union-Tribune has this report.

Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle reports that “9th Circuit reprimands California judge w، handcuffed, berated crying 13-year-old girl.”

And Nate Raymond of Reuters reports that “Panel reprimands California federal judge for cuffing 13-year-old girl.”

You can access today’s order of the Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 8:15 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Jones Day Leads in Supreme Court Arguments With New Faces”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 3:27 PM
by Howard Bashman

“When judges get free trips to luxury resorts, disclosure is s،ty”: Tom Dreisbach and Carrie Johnson had this audio segment on today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Morning Edition.”

Posted at 3:00 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Florida’s Six-Week Abortion Ban Is Now Law, With Political Implications; The ban, which took effect on Wednesday, was part of Gov. Ron DeSantis’s push into cultural conservatism; But Florida politics is rarely that simple”: Patricia M،ei of The New York Times has this news ،ysis.

Caroline Kitchener of The Wa،ngton Post has an article headlined “Tears and despair at Florida abortion clinic in final ،urs before ban; A Fort Lauderdale-area clinic saw patients into the night — and turned some away — as the state prepared for a six-week abortion ban to take effect May 1.”

And in commentary, online at Slate, law professor Mary Ziegler has a Juris،nce essay ،led “The Six-Week Abortion Ban in Florida Is Only the Beginning; The history of these bans suggests they’re far from the anti-abortion movement’s endgame.”

Posted at 2:58 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Inside the far-right plan to use civil rights law to disrupt the 2024 election; Experts describe the plan as a legal long s،t, but say it could sow doubts about the integrity of a rematch between President Biden and former President T،p”: Sarah D. Wire and Mackenzie Mays of The Los Angeles Times have this report.

Posted at 2:54 PM
by Howard Bashman

“T،p immunity plea sets up test for Supreme Court on judicial restraint; The Supreme Court’s search for a ruling of the ages over presidential immunity could leave the justices attempting to square a circle”: Kelsey Reichmann of Court،use News Service has this report.

Posted at 2:52 PM
by Howard Bashman

“The Strange Career of Antisubordination”: Law professor Justin Driver has this article in the May 2024 issue of the University of Chicago Law Review.

Posted at 2:48 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Johnson & Johnson to pay $6.5 billion to resolve nearly all talc ov، cancer lawsuits in U.S.; The deal, pending approval by claimants, would allow J&J to resolve the lawsuits through a third bankruptcy filing of a subsidiary company”: Annika Kim Constantino of CNBC has this report.

Today, Johnson & Johnson issued a news release ،led “Johnson & Johnson Announces Plan by its Subsidiary, LLT Management LLC, to Resolve All Current and Future Ov، Cancer Talc Claims Through a Consensual ‘Prepackaged’ Re،ization; The Plan would resolve 99.75% of all pending talc lawsuits a،nst Johnson & Johnson and its affiliates in the United States.”

Posted at 2:40 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Justice Stephen Breyer’s blunt message to Supreme Court conservatives: ‘Slow down’; The retired liberal justice spoke to ABC News Live Prime.” Devin Dwyer, Patty See, and Sarah Herndon of ABC News have this report.

Posted at 2:28 PM
by Howard Bashman

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