Wednesday round-up – SCOTUSblog
Posted Wed, August 21st, 2019 6:45 am by Edith Roberts
Ariane de Vogue reviews at CNN that “[t]he Justice Division instructed the Supreme Courtroom late Monday evening that the Trump administration acted lawfully when it determined in 2017 to wind down the Deferred Motion for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects undocumented immigrants who got here to the US as youngsters from deportation.”
At Bloomberg Legislation, Jake Holland spotlights the Supreme Courtroom litigation clinics which have “cropped up at high regulation faculties throughout the nation, provid[ing] high quality illustration to teams who can least afford it and act[ing] as a pipeline to elite appellate work, together with on the U.S. Supreme Courtroom.”
At AP, Mark Sherman and Jessica Gresko write that whereas “[d]ozens of authorized briefs supporting fired funeral director Aimee Stephens on the Supreme Courtroom use ‘she’ and ‘her’ to seek advice from the transgender lady,” “the Trump administration and the Michigan funeral residence the place Stephens labored keep away from gender pronouns, repeatedly utilizing Stephens’ identify”: … “Selections about gender pronouns could seem minor, however they seem to replicate the bigger points concerned on this high-stakes battle.” [Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel on an amicus brief in support of respondent Stephens in this case.]
At Justia’s Verdict weblog, Austin Sarat argues that, in an amicus temporary urging the Supreme Courtroom to dismiss a case involving New York Metropolis’s restrictions on transporting firearms, a number of Democratic “senators could also be proper to conclude that ‘The Supreme Courtroom is just not nicely[, b]ut whether or not or not they prevail in convincing the Courtroom to dismiss the … case, their accusations additional injury the Courtroom’s already shaky maintain on the general public’s respect.”
Within the newest episode of SCOTUStalk, Amy Howe chats with William Jay in regards to the ins and outs of oral advocacy earlier than the Supreme Courtroom.
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