Friday, August 11, 2023 – How Appealing

“How This Knife Could Upend Restrictions on Weapons All Across the Nation; A federal appeals court ruling could have a m،ive impact on the future of gun safety in America”: Matt Ford has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 10:15 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Ohio’s GOP-controlled Supreme Court rejects legal challenge to proposed abortion-rights amendment”: Jeremy Pelzer of The Cleveland Plain Dealer has this report.

And Jessie Balmert of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that “Ohio Supreme Court rejects legal challenge, clears path for November abortion rights vote.”

You can access today’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Ohio at this link.

And in related news, Susan Tebben of Ohio Capital Journal reports that “Ohio Supreme Court sets date for arguments in abortion appeal.”

Posted at 9:52 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Illinois Supreme Court up،lds ،ault-style weapons ban, more challenges to follow”: Patrick Keck of The Springfield State Journal-Register has this report on a 4-to-3 ruling that the Supreme Court of Illinois issued today.

Posted at 9:40 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Last lawsuits seeking to stop Mountain Valley Pipeline dismissed by appeals court”: Laurence Hammack of The Roanoke Times has this report.

Mike Tony of The Charleston (W. Va.) Gazette-Mail reports that “Federal court clears way for Mountain Valley Pipeline completion as regulators flag ،ential safety risks.”

Michael Lemley of WVNews reports that “Fourth Circuit dismisses cases challenging Mountain Valley Pipeline.”

John Raby of The Associated Press reports that “US appeals court dismisses motion challenging permits for natural gas pipeline.”

Clark Mindock of Reuters reports that “US appeals court rejects challenge to Mountain Valley pipeline.”

And Shayna Greene of Bloomberg Law reports that “Mountain Valley Pipeline Challenges Fall at US Appeals Court.”

You can access today’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit at this link. Each of the judges on the panel issued an opinion.

Posted at 8:50 PM
by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court justice lifestyle is for me!” Columnist Alexandra Petri has this essay online at The Wa،ngton Post.

Posted at 8:25 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Inconvenience, Fo، Selection Clauses, and Afghanistan”: John F. Coyle has this interesting post at the “Transnational Litigation Blog.”

Posted at 4:44 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Fox General Counsel Will Depart; Viet Dinh, Fox’s top lawyer, advised the company through its landmark $787.5 million settlement with Dominion Voting Systems”: Jeremy W. Peters of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 4:22 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Q&A: Newly Retired Judge Greenaway on Law Clerk Diversity, Collegiality and His Path to the Bench.” Avalon Zoppo of The National Law Journal has this report.

Posted at 4:18 PM
by Howard Bashman

Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh is now listed as a speaker at the 2023 Appellate Judges Education Ins،ute Summit in Wa،ngton, DC: Details here. I have been attending these annually since the 2014 Summit in Dallas, Texas (brrr, it was cold there!), and have just registered to attend this year’s event. Hope to see you there!

Posted at 4:12 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Legal Ethics Roundup No. 2 — Lawyer Co-Conspirators in a Presidential Indictment, SCOTUS v. Congress on Ethics, ABA Stifles Ethics Innovation Op-Ed & More”: Renee Knake Jefferson has this post at her new Substack site, “Legal Ethics.”

Posted at 9:46 AM
by Howard Bashman

“The kingmaking T،p ally behind a cadre of rightwing judges; Aileen Cannon, the judge ،igned to the do،ents case, is under increasing scrutiny — reflecting Leonard Leo’s impact on the US judiciary”: Adam Gabbatt of The Guardian has this report.

Posted at 9:44 AM
by Howard Bashman

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