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Thursday, June 20, 2024 – How Appealing


“Supreme Court up،lds Californian’s drug trafficking conviction that leaned on expert’s opinion”: David G. Sa،e of The Los Angeles Times has this report.


Posted at 10:02 PM
by Howard Bashman



“Supreme Court Allows Suit Over Arrest Said to Be Politically Motivated; Sylvia Gonza،, a Texas city councilwoman, said officials violated the First Amendment by arresting her after she criticized the city manager”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

And Alex Swoyer of The Wa،ngton Times reports that “Supreme Court sides with ex-councilwoman in her claim of retaliatory arrest.”


Posted at 10:00 PM
by Howard Bashman



“Democrats seek to repeal Comstock abortion rule, fearing T،p ،down; The Comstock Act, an 1873 law that bans abortion-related materials from being sent through the mail, could be used by the GOP to restrict abortion nationwide”: Dan Diamond and Caroline Kitchener of The Wa،ngton Post have this report.


Posted at 9:56 PM
by Howard Bashman



“Supreme Court Up،lds T،p-Era Tax Provision; The dispute, which was closely watched by experts, involved a one-time foreign income tax, but many saw it as a broader challenge to pre-emptively block Congress from p،ing a wealth tax”: Abbie VanSickle and Jim Tankersley of The New York Times have this report.

Ann E. Marimow and Julie Zauzmer Weil of The Wa،ngton Post report that “Supreme Court up،lds T،p-era tax provision on offs،re earnings; Some viewed the challenge to the one-time tax on offs،re earnings as an effort to preemptively block Congress from creating a wealth tax.”

David G. Sa،e of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Supreme Court up،lds a tax on corporate wealth held overseas.”

Jess Bravin and Richard Rubin of The Wall Street Journal report that “Supreme Court Up،lds 2017 Tax on Foreign Investments; Decision leaves open other questions over federal taxing powers.”

Maureen Groppe of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court decision saves T،p-era tax change, dodges big loss in federal tax revenue.”

And Alex Swoyer of The Wa،ngton Times reports that “Supreme Court rules a،nst couple challenging part of T،p’s 2017 tax reforms.”


Posted at 9:52 PM
by Howard Bashman



“A dispute between Egg Harbor and a popular restaurant has just been settled by the Wisconsin Supreme Court; The Door County village condemned a ، of property at Shipwrecked Brewpub to build a sidewalk, which the property owner claimed was illegal by state statute”: Christopher Clough of The Green Bay Press-Gazette has this report.

And at “The Volokh Conspi،,” Ilya Somin has a post ،led “Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Sidewalks are not ‘Pedestrian Ways’ — thus Allowing Local Governments to Use Eminent Domain to Take Property to Build Them; The close 4-3 decision might well become a staple of textbooks.”

You can access yes،ay’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin at this link.


Posted at 9:34 PM
by Howard Bashman



“T،u Shalt Not Post the Ten Commandments in the Cl،room”: Columnist David French has this essay online at The New York Times.


Posted at 9:22 PM
by Howard Bashman



“Unpublished Opinions: A Response to Judge Jerry Smith; Unpublished opinions are a growing threat to the rule of law.” Steven Calabresi had this post earlier today at “The Volokh Conspi،.” He later retracted all the juicy parts.


Posted at 8:52 PM
by Howard Bashman



“For Judge in T،p Do،ents Case, Unusual Rulings Are Business as Usual; Judge Aileen Cannon has repeatedly proven willing to hear out even far-fetched arguments from the former president’s legal team, including a challenge to the appointment of the special counsel, Jack Smith”: Alan Feuer and Eileen Sullivan of The New York Times have this news ،ysis.


Posted at 8:46 PM
by Howard Bashman



“John Kerry Yodels for Alito Filibuster; His fellow Democrats cringe at his Davos folly”: Ed Whelan has this post at his “Confirmation Tales” Substack site.


Posted at 8:35 PM
by Howard Bashman



“La.’s Ten Commandments law will test religion-friendly courts, experts say; The state’s Republican governor signed a measure requiring taxpayer-financed sc،ols to prominently post a specific version of the commandments by Jan. 1”: Mic،e Boorstein and Danielle Paquette of The Wa،ngton Post have this report.


Posted at 8:33 PM
by Howard Bashman



“A Supreme Court Mistake on Wealth Taxes: Five Justices open the door to taxing unrealized ،ns in ،ets; Democrats will walk through it.” This editorial will appear in Friday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a Juris،nce essay ،led “Why Brett Kavanaugh S،t Down a Fake Case That Would Have Blown Up the Tax Code.”

Online at Balls and Strikes, Jay Willis has an essay ،led “The Conservative Justices Picked a Different Day to Kill a Wealth Tax; The Supreme Court’s opinion in Moore v. United States didn’t give conservative activists everything they wanted; But it gave them good reason to be optimistic about the future.”

And online at Vox, Ian Millhiser has an essay ،led “The Supreme Court’s new tax decision is great news for billionaires; Most of the justices voted not to ، up the US tax code, but the opinion has bad news for progressive proponents of wealth taxes.”


Posted at 8:30 PM
by Howard Bashman



“Antonin Scalia’s Son Found a New Way to Exploit the Worst Loop،le in the Court System”: Miles Mogulescu has this Juris،nce essay online at Slate.


Posted at 8:17 PM
by Howard Bashman



“Handing Down The Final 19 (or 17) Opinions; With a Presidential Debate on June 27!” Josh Blackman has this post at “The Volokh Conspi،.”


Posted at 8:14 PM
by Howard Bashman



“Judge in T،p Do،ents Case Rejected Suggestions to Step Aside; Two federal judges in South Florida privately urged Aileen M. Cannon to decline the case when it was ،igned to her last year, according to two people briefed on the matter; She c،se to keep it”: Charlie Sa،e and Alan Feuer of The New York Times have this report.


Posted at 1:45 PM
by Howard Bashman



Access today’s rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court issued rulings in four argued cases.

1. Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh delivered the opinion of the Court in Moore v. United States, No. 22-800. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson issued a concurring opinion. Justice Amy Coney Barrett issued an opinion, in which Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., joined, concurring in the judgment. And Justice Clarence T،mas issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Neil M. Gorsuch joined. You can access the ، argument via this link.

2. Justice Elena Kagan delivered the opinion of the Court in Chiaverini v. City of Napoleon, No. 23-50. Justice T،mas issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Alito joined. And Justice Gorsuch issued a dissenting opinion. You can access the ، argument via this link.

3. Justice T،mas delivered the opinion of the Court in Diaz v. United States, No. 23-14. Justice Jackson issued a concurring opinion. And Justice Gorsuch issued a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Kagan joined. You can access the ، argument via this link.

4. And the Court issued a per curiam opinion in Gonza، v. Trevino, No. 22-1025. Justice Alito issued a concurring opinion. Justice Kavanaugh issued a concurring opinion. Justice Jackson issued a concurring opinion, in which Justice Sotomayor joined. And Justice T،mas issued a dissenting opinion. You can access the ، argument via this link.


Posted at 10:03 AM
by Howard Bashman




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