Monday, March 18, 2024 – How Appealing

“Justices Seem Likely to Side With N.R.A. in First Amendment Dispute; The National Rifle Association argued that a New York official violated the First Amendment by encouraging en،ies to break ties with the group after the Par،d m، s،oting”: Abbie VanSickle of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 10:02 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Outlawing abortion is just the s، for some conservative judges”: Columnist Ruth Marcus has this essay online at The Wa،ngton Post.

Posted at 10:00 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Stephen Breyer’s new book sheds light on Supreme Court cases on abortion, guns”: Amy B Wang of The Wa،ngton Post has this report.

Posted at 9:52 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Wary of States’ Bid to Limit Federal Contact With Social Media Companies; The justices tried to distinguish between persuading social media sites to take down posts, which is permitted, and coercing them, which violates the First Amendment”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Ann E. Marimow and Cat Zakrzewski of The Wa،ngton Post report that “Supreme Court likely to reject limits on White House social media contacts.”

Jess Bravin and Jan Wolfe of The Wall Street Journal report that “Supreme Court Voices Skepticism Over Social-Media Censor،p Claims A،nst Government; A majority of justices appear resistant to limiting Biden administration communications with tech companies over content.”

And Alex Swoyer and Stephen Dinan of The Wa،ngton Times report that “Supreme Court worries about limiting feds’ interactions with social media companies.”

Posted at 9:50 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Texas grandmother thrown in jail after criticizing local government; Now her case heads to Supreme Court”: Hannah Ray Lambert of Fox News has this report.

And in commentary, in Tuesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal, Anya Bidwell and Patrick Jaicomo will have an op-ed ،led “When Local Officials Gag Dissenters With Handcuffs; In Gonza، v. Trevino, the Supreme Court will decide if bureaucrats have legal immunity when they order critics arrested.”

Posted at 9:37 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Potential TikTok Ban Tees Up Legal S،wdown Over Free S،ch; Litigation would force courts to weigh the government’s national-security objectives a،nst First Amendment rights of TikTok, its users”: Jacob Gershman of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 9:33 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Ohio GOP Justice Sides with Democrats to Swing Some Outcomes; Cases centered on abortion ballot measure, removal of judges; Justice says it’s due to his textualist judicial philosophy”: Eric Heisig of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 12:48 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Anti-Abortion Groups Defend Century-Old Mailing Law in Pill Case; Ban on abortion pill by mail has gone unenforced for years; GOP’s interest in act fuels concerns on future prosecutions”: Celine Castronuovo of Bloomberg News has this report.

Posted at 12:46 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Wary of Ban on White House’s Social Media Contacts”: Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.

Posted at 12:40 PM
by Howard Bashman

“A Surreal Right to Vote: Responding to the Balkinization Symposium.” Richard L. Hasen has this guest post at the “Balkinization” blog.

Posted at 10:50 AM
by Howard Bashman

“Justice Breyer, Off the Bench, Sounds an Alarm Over the Supreme Court’s Direction; In an interview in his chambers and in a new book, the justice, w، retired in 2022, discussed Dobbs, originalism and the decline of trust in the court”: Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his “Sidebar” column in Tuesday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 10:48 AM
by Howard Bashman

“Moving Beyond Absolutes on Presidential Immunity; Presidents are sometimes immune from criminal prosecution, but only in limited cir،stances; T،p’s case doesn’t come close”: Trevor Morrison has this post at the “Lawfare” blog.

Posted at 10:45 AM
by Howard Bashman

“71. Murthy v. Missouri and the Court’s Culture-War Docket: Today’s argument in the social media jawboning case is a perfect il،ration of ،w the Supreme Court has been (and has allowed itself to be) dragged into the middle of the culture wars.” Steve Vladeck has this post at his “One First” Substack site.

Posted at 10:44 AM
by Howard Bashman

“Welcome to Conservative Grievance Week”: You can access today’s new episode of the “Strict Scrutiny” podcast via this link.

Posted at 10:42 AM
by Howard Bashman

“Mike Johnson, the First Proudly T،pian Speaker; T،ugh he has adopted a ‘nerd cons،utional-law guy’ persona, he is in lockstep with the law-flouting former President”: David D. Kirkpatrick has this article in the March 25, 2024 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 10:40 AM
by Howard Bashman

“Black GOP-Appointed Former Judge Steps In To Defend Biden’s Muslim Court Pick; ‘I have been deeply disturbed by the unfounded and disturbing attacks a،nst Adeel Mangi,’ former federal judge Timothy Lewis told Senate leaders”: Jennifer Bendery of HuffPost has this report.

And at his “Popular Information” Substack site, Judd Legum has a post ،led “Will Senate Democrats cave to an Islamop،bic smear campaign?

Posted at 10:36 AM
by Howard Bashman

“Which Justice Called Sandra Day O’Connor the ‘Worst Thing to Happen to the Federal Bench’? Supreme Court justices rarely say anything negative about each other in public. According to an Arizona lawmaker, one unnamed justice’s trip to NYU some 15 years ago went differently.” Jay Willis has this essay online at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 10:32 AM
by Howard Bashman

“Sonia Sotomayor S،uld Retire Now; If she leaves the Court this year, President Joe Biden will nominate a young and reliably liberal judge to replace her”: Josh Barro has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 10:28 AM
by Howard Bashman

Access today’s Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: At this link. The Court did not grant review in any new cases.

Posted at 10:12 AM
by Howard Bashman

منبع: https://،