23 Jan 2020
“Spotted — Chief Justice Roberts Wearing Patek Philippe Annual Calendar at Senate Impeachment Trial”
“Supreme Court’s conservatives seem open to some state aid for religious schools”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.
Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that “Supreme Court Split Over Montana Case on Public Funding for Religious Schools; At issue is Montana program that offered up to $150 tax credit to residents who gave like amount to organizations providing scholarships to private schools—and made no distinction between nonreligious, religious institutions.”
And on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” Nina Totenberg had an audio segment titled “Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Montana Case About Tax Credits For Religious Schools.”
“Chief Justice Roberts could be an unexpected savior of public education in a religious schools case; A big case about whether states must fund religious schools could go up in smoke”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.
And online at Slate, Mark Joseph Stern has a jurisprudence essay titled “The Supreme Court Could Force Taxpayers to Subsidize Religious Schools.”
“Trump administration intervenes in bid to uphold Ohio ban on Down syndrome abortions”: Cathy Candisky of The Columbus Dispatch has this report.
Julie Carr Smyth of The Associated Press reports that “Federal government backs Ohio on Down syndrome abortion law.”
Marty Johnson of The Hill reports that “Justice Department backs Ohio Down syndrome abortion ban.”
And yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a news release titled “Department of Justice Files Brief in Support of the Constitutionality of Ohio Law Prohibiting Abortion Providers From Performing an Abortion They Know Is Sought Because of Down Syndrome.” You can view the federal government’s amicus brief on rehearing en banc at this link.
“Spotted — Chief Justice Roberts Wearing Patek Philippe Annual Calendar at Senate Impeachment Trial”: OnTheDash has this post.
Last August, Jacob Gallagher of The Wall Street Journal had an article headlined “Your Watch Says More About Your Status Than You Think; Even in the age of the Apple Watch and casual everything, your timepiece is sending certain signals to colleagues in the know.”
“The Necessity of the Indian Child Welfare Act: A case now before the Fifth Circuit threatens to upend the laws that enable Native self-governance.” Law professors Leah Litman and Matthew L.M. Fletcher have this essay online at The Atlantic.
“The Supreme Court case that could dismantle Roe v. Wade, explained; June Medical Services v. Gee could pave the way for states to restrict abortion access out of existence”: Ian Millhiser and Anna North of Vox have this report.
“The Supreme Court will decide if ‘faithless electors’ can ignore the will of the people; The Electoral College is an anti-democratic relic; The Court could make it worse”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.
“The Trump Bench: Kyle Duncan; Donald Trump’s most enduring legacy will be his judges. Who are they?” Mark Joseph Stern has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
“Supreme Court Seems Ready to Allow Some State Aid to Religious Schools; The justices heard arguments on a Montana scholarship program struck down by the state’s Supreme Court”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.
David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Supreme Court sounds ready to support public aid to religious schools.”
Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court’s conservative justices show support for religious schools in landmark Montana case.”
Christopher Vondracek of The Washington Times reports that “Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on school voucher case.”
Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that “Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding.”
Andrew Chung of Reuters reports that “U.S. Supreme Court divided over public funds for religious schools.”
Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Religious-School Aid Divides U.S. Supreme Court Justices.”
And John Kruzel of The Hill reports that “Supreme Court sharply divided over state aid for religious schools.”
“Roe v. Wade: Settled Law Or Bad Precedent? States Prep For An Overturn.” Julie Rovner of NPR has this report.
“Supreme Court turns away case that could have helped Dems get unredacted Mueller report”: Ronn Blitzer and Brooke Singman of Fox News have this report.
“Religious School Choice Case May Yield Landmark Supreme Court Decision; With oral arguments coming on Wednesday, both sides of the long-running fight over vouchers for religious schools are preparing for a watershed moment for public education”: Erica L. Green has this article in today’s edition of The New York Times.
And on today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Morning Edition,” Nina Totenberg had an audio segment titled “Supreme Court Considers Religious Schools Case.”