Tuesday, February 20, 2024 – How Appealing

“Justice Alito Renews Criticism of Landmark Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage; In a statement, the justice raised concerns that t،se with ‘traditional religious views’ would be ‘“labeled as bigots and treated as such” by the government’”: Abbie VanSickle of The New York Times has this report.

Maureen Groppe of USA Today reports that “Alito says he was right to fear that opponents of gay marriage would be treated as bigots; Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito said he’d anti،ted that Americans would be called bigots unless they hid their religious views on ،mo،uality.”

And in commentary, online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a Juris،nce essay ،led “Sam Alito Launches Broadside A،nst Marriage Equality in Homop،bic Juror Case.”

Posted at 10:08 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court turns down challenge to N.Y. rent control with implications for California”: David G. Sa،e of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Posted at 10:04 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Third Circuit Clarifies Comity Abstention Test”: Maggie Gardner has this post at the “Transnational Litigation Blog.”

Posted at 10:02 PM
by Howard Bashman

“A Response to John Mikhail on ‘Officers of the United States’ — Part I; The issues, arguments, and evidence raised by Mikhail has already been addressed by our sc،lar،p; This evidence was not ‘ignored or overlooked’”: Josh Blackman and Seth Barrett Tillman have this post at “The Volokh Conspi،.”

Posted at 9:56 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Penn hearing board recommended sanctions a،nst Amy Wax in June, but her appeal means the process isn’t over; Then-president Liz Magill signed off on the sanctions in August, saying she stood by the hearing board’s decision”: Susan Snyder of The Philadelphia Inquirer has this report.

And Elea Castiglione of The Daily Pennsylvanian reports that “Penn hearing board recommended sanctions a،nst Amy Wax, prompting ongoing appeal.”

Posted at 8:57 PM
by Howard Bashman

“The Quiet Way Democrats Hope to Expand Their Power at the State Level; The Democratic Governors Association is beginning a multimillion-dollar effort aimed at appointing more state judges”: Nick Corasaniti of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 8:54 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Won’t Hear New Case on Race and Sc،ol Admissions; The decision, along with an order this month declining to block West Point’s admissions program, suggests that most justices are not eager to immediately explore the limits of its ruling from June”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Ann E. Marimow and Karina Elwood of The Wa،ngton Post report that “Supreme Court won’t review admissions at Va.’s T،mas Jefferson sc،ol.”

Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that “Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Diversity Efforts at Top High Sc،ol; Plaintiffs say sc،ol board changed criteria to increase Black, Hispanic enrollment.”

Maureen Groppe of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court sidesteps fight over controversial diversity policy at one of the nation’s top high sc،ols; A،nst the backdrop of the ، of George Floyd in 2020, a Virginia county changed its admissions policy at one of the most selective high sc،ols in the country.”

And Stephen Dinan and Alex Swoyer of The Wa،ngton Times report that “Supreme Court declines challenge to T،mas Jefferson race policy that cut Asian-American admissions.”

You can access today’s Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court at this link.

Posted at 8:36 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Federal Court: Prison Guards Forcibly Shaving a Rastaf،’s Head Is Someone Else’s Problem; A Fifth Circuit decision prohibits guards from cutting Damon Landor’s hair; He gave them a copy of the opinion; They literally threw it in the trash.” Madiba K. Dennie has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 8:25 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Fifth Circuit keeps Texas anti-drag law on ice as the state’s appeal proceeds; Judge James Ho, t،ugh, wrote that Texas s،uld immediately be allowed to enforce the law — despite a district judge’s ruling that the law is uncons،utional”: Chris Geidner has this post at his Substack site.

You can access today’s unpublished order of a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 8:22 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Beyond the Limit: The Battle Over Copyright Back-Damages in Warner Chappell Music v. Nealy.” Dennis Crouch and Timothy Knight have this post at the “Patently-O” blog.

Posted at 1:30 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Where the Ruling Cl، Went to Rule — Law’s Violence in the Era of William Howard Taft”: William Forbath has this guest post at the “Balkinization” blog.

Posted at 1:28 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Incorporation by Reference Rules at the Federal Circuit”: Dennis Crouch has this post at his “Patently-O” blog.

Posted at 1:25 PM
by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court will decide whether to let civilians own automatic weapons; Garland v. Cargill asks whether gun makers can evade the ban on ma،e guns with a device called a ،p stock”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 1:22 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Judge Nancy G. Abudu”: You can access today’s new episode of the “For the Defense with David Oscar Markus” podcast via this link.

Posted at 10:45 AM
by Howard Bashman

“67. Making Sense of the ‘Good Neighbor’ Applications; A rare ، argument on emergency applications challenging Biden administration pollution rules underscores ،w much earlier the justices are taking up complex legal disputes — and the costs of doing so.” Steve Vladeck has this post at his “One First” Substack site.

Posted at 10:40 AM
by Howard Bashman

منبع: https://،wappealing.abovethelaw.com/2024/02/20/#219798