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Friday round-up

Posted Fri, July 10th, 2020 7:11 am by James Romoser The Supreme Court on Thursday issued its final opinions of the 2019-20 term, deciding blockbuster cases on President Donald Trump’s financial documents and the status of Native American land in Oklahoma. Amy Howe explains the pair of rulings on Trump’s financial records in an analysis […]

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Thursday round-up

Posted Thu, July 2nd, 2020 6:42 am by Edith Roberts Court-watchers are focusing on Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, in which the court held on Tuesday that Montana’s exclusion of religious schools from a state-funded scholarship program for private schools violates the First Amendment. At Reason’s Volokh Conspiracy blog, Ilya Somin finds it “unfortunate” […]

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Wednesday round-up

Posted Wed, July 1st, 2020 7:01 am by Edith Roberts Yesterday the court issued two opinions, whittling its remaining cases down to eight. In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the court held 5-4 that Montana’s exclusion of religious schools from a state-funded scholarship program for private schools violates the First Amendment. Amy Howe analyzes […]

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Tuesday round-up

Posted Tue, June 30th, 2020 6:49 am by Edith Roberts Yesterday the Supreme Court released decisions in three cases, including one of the highest-profile cases of the term. In June Medical Services v. Russo, the court, by a vote of 5-4, struck down a Louisiana law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges […]

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Monday round-up

Posted Mon, June 29th, 2020 6:42 am by Edith Roberts Amy Howe reports for this blog that on Friday the court denied a request that it revive a lower court ruling allowing any Texas voter to vote by absentee ballot without an excuse for the 2020 election cycle; her post originally appeared at Howe on […]