“Pa. Supreme Court considering Pittsburgh’s ‘jock tax’ as city’s financial crisis deepens”
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by Howard Bashman
12h ago
“Pa. Supreme Court considering Pittsburgh’s ‘jock tax’ as city’s financial crisis deepens”: Hallie Lauer of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has this report. And Peter Hall of Pennsylvania Capital-Star reports that “Pa. Supreme Court grants limited appeal of ruling striking down Pittsburgh’s ‘jock tax.’” You can access Monday’s order of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania granting review at this link ..read more
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“Supreme Court’s Hand-Picked Advocate Argues for Killing Richard Glossip; Oklahoma’s attorney general believes Glossip’s conviction should be overturned; Chief Justice John Roberts chose a former clerk to argue that the AG is wrong”
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by Howard Bashman
12h ago
“Supreme Court’s Hand-Picked Advocate Argues for Killing Richard Glossip; Oklahoma’s attorney general believes Glossip’s conviction should be overturned; Chief Justice John Roberts chose a former clerk to argue that the AG is wrong”: Liliana Segura and Jordan Smith of The Intercept have this report. You can access the brief at this link ..read more
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“KY clerk who denied marriage licenses to gay couples wants Supreme Court ruling overturned”
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by Howard Bashman
12h ago
“KY clerk who denied marriage licenses to gay couples wants Supreme Court ruling overturned”: Karla Ward of The Lexington Herald Leader has a report that begins, “Former Rowan County clerk Kim Davis is arguing in federal appeals court that the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage should be overturned, and she should not have to pay a judgment to one of the couples she denied a marriage license.” And Sarah Ladd of Kentucky Lantern reports that “Kim Davis’ legal counsel moves to make her appeal a springboard for overturning marriage rights.” You can access at this link Kim Davis’s brief for ap ..read more
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“FCC Broadband Subsidy Scheme Unconstitutional, 5th Circuit Says; Court: FCC subsidy scheme an unconstituional ‘tax’; Private company’s role in scheme also problematic”
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by Howard Bashman
14h ago
“FCC Broadband Subsidy Scheme Unconstitutional, 5th Circuit Says; Court: FCC subsidy scheme an unconstituional ‘tax’; Private company’s role in scheme also problematic”: Ufonobong Umanah of Bloomberg Law has this report on a 9-to-7 en banc ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued today ..read more
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“US Judge Recounts Security Concerns After Trump Election Ruling; Stephanos Bibas recounted angry calls after election ruling; His 2020 decision rejected Trump campaign bid to nix ballots”
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by Howard Bashman
14h ago
“US Judge Recounts Security Concerns After Trump Election Ruling; Stephanos Bibas recounted angry calls after election ruling; His 2020 decision rejected Trump campaign bid to nix ballots”: Suzanne Monyak of Bloomberg Law has this report (subscription required for full access ..read more
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“GOP states’ effort to restrict abortion pill rebuffed by appeals court”
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by Howard Bashman
14h ago
“GOP states’ effort to restrict abortion pill rebuffed by appeals court”: Brendan Pierson of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today ..read more
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“Biden Favors Younger Judges in Shift From Previous Democrats; Over half of Biden’s appeals court appointments under 50; Shift continues Trump-era practice to choose younger judges”
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by Howard Bashman
14h ago
“Biden Favors Younger Judges in Shift From Previous Democrats; Over half of Biden’s appeals court appointments under 50; Shift continues Trump-era practice to choose younger judges”: Suzanne Monyak of Bloomberg Law has this report ..read more
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“J&J Allies With Mass-Tort Specialists to Seal $8 Billion Talc Settlement; Votes from the weakest talc claims against Johnson & Johnson could help the company end mass cancer lawsuits in bankruptcy court”
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by Howard Bashman
21h ago
“J&J Allies With Mass-Tort Specialists to Seal $8 Billion Talc Settlement; Votes from the weakest talc claims against Johnson & Johnson could help the company end mass cancer lawsuits in bankruptcy court”: Andrew Scurria, Erin Mulvaney, and Alexander Gladstone of The Wall Street Journal have this report ..read more
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“Harris reinvigorates effort to frame election around abortion rights; Democrats view Vice President Harris as a more effective messenger on abortion than President Biden”
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by Howard Bashman
2d ago
“Harris reinvigorates effort to frame election around abortion rights; Democrats view Vice President Harris as a more effective messenger on abortion than President Biden”: Rachel Roubein and Yasmeen Abutaleb of The Washington Post have this report. And Erika Edwards and Bracey Harris of NBC News report that “Harris’ frank talk about abortion and its impact on women’s health might energize voters; Republicans could be forced to revisit the topic of abortion if Vice President Kamala Harris becomes the Democratic nominee for president ..read more
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“Kamala Harris said 19 words in 2018 that taught us all we need to know. Curious about what kind of candidate she’ll be? Her dismantling of Justice Brett Kavanaugh at his confirmation hearing is worth a rewatch.”
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by Howard Bashman
2d ago
“Kamala Harris said 19 words in 2018 that taught us all we need to know. Curious about what kind of candidate she’ll be? Her dismantling of Justice Brett Kavanaugh at his confirmation hearing is worth a rewatch.” Columnist Monica Hesse has this essay online at The Washington Post ..read more
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