Wednesday round-up – SCOTUSblog
Posted Wed, July 10th, 2019 7:29 am by Edith Roberts
At The Economist’s Democracy in America weblog, Steven Mazie charts latest developments within the authorities’s renewed efforts to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census after the Supreme Court docket blocked the query on the finish of June. Jess Bravin and Sadie Gurman report for The Wall Avenue Journal “federal choose in New York on Tuesday rejected the Trump administration’s plan to modify authorized groups within the census case.” At Balkinization, Simon Lazarus maintains that “to dismiss [Chief Justice John] Roberts’ census choice as merely and even primarily political, is unsuitable, deceptive, and even harmful – as was the equivalent, widespread misinterpret of his NFIB v. Sebelius choice to uphold the Inexpensive Care Act particular person mandate as a tax.”
At Take Care, Joshua Matz explains why “Title VII have to be learn as prohibiting discrimination based mostly on transgender standing,” answering a query offered in subsequent time period’s R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Houses Inc. v. Equal Employment Alternative Fee. [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.]
In an op-ed at Indian Nation At present, Troy Eid means that “the sudden pause within the Court docket’s consideration” of Carpenter v. Murphy, “one of the crucial important tribal treaty-rights instances in a era,” which the court docket has set for reargument subsequent time period, “is likely to be a blessing in disguise.”
At Maryland Issues, Allison Stephens notes that “[b]attles over partisan gerrymandering are poised to shift to the states within the wake of a significant U.S. Supreme Court docket choice issued late final month” holding that partisan-gerrymandering challenges should not reviewable in federal court docket.
Within the newest episode of SCOTUStalk, Tom Goldstein and Sarah Harrington talk about final time period’s most notable instances with Laura Safdie of Casetext.
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