18 May Friday round-up
- At CNN, Joan Biskupic notes 5 reasons Justice Anthony Kennedy might not retire this term, “starting with that he has actually constantly lived for this.”
- In the most recent episode of the Heritage Structure’s SCOTUS 101 podcast, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates “examine the RBG documentary and chat with SCOTUSblog’s Amy Howe”; they likewise “break down current choices on sports wagering, shackling, and more.”
- At his eponymous blog, Michael Dorf recommends that Justice Clarence Thomas “should have some credit for calling attention to the Court’s failure to totally validate or regularly technique severability problems” in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, where the justices overruled the federal law that disallows states from legislating sports wagering, however he preserves that Thomas “has actually not analyzed his own dedications and even his own votes in current severability cases.”
- In 2 posts at the Yale Journal on Guideline’s Notification and Remark blog site, here and here, Bernard Bell takes a close take a look at Mount Lemmon Fire District v. Guido, where the justices will choose next term whether the 20- staff member minimum in the Age Discrimination in Work Act uses to state and city governments, concluding “that application of such numerosity requirements [to] governmental entities is not especially suitable.”
- Counting to 5(podcast) takes a look at “2 freshly given cases and 5 brand-new viewpoints in argued cases.”
- At Ikuta Matata, law trainee Sean Smith suggestions his hat to Judge Sandra Ikuta of the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, who he states revealed “genuine skill for reprimanding her coworkers” when she dissented in 2 cases that were reversed this term by the Supreme Court.
- At ThinkProgress, Ian Millhiser argues that Justice Clarence Thomas’ concurring viewpoint today (signed up with by Justice Neil Gorsuch) in Byrd v. United States, where the court held that a chauffeur can object under the 4th Change to a search of a rental vehicle even when he is not noted on the rental arrangement, “recommends a wholesale reword of the Supreme Court’s choices governing when authorities are enabled to invade a suspect’s personal privacy” and “might toss federal police into turmoil.”
- At Law360, Michael Waldman and Ralph Mayrell note that “a minimum of 6 petitions raising [False Claims Act] problems presently stay on the docket” and they highlight 3 that “appear to have actually currently stimulated the court’s interest.”
- At Howe on the Court, Amy Howe reports that “[w] hen the justices go back to the bench next fall after their summertime recess, a case including computer system giant Apple might extremely well be on their benefits docket,” due to the fact that “[l] ast week the United States federal government suggested that the Supreme Court grant evaluation in a case occurring from claims that the business has actually monopolized the marketplace to disperse apps for its iPhones.”
- The Associated Press reports that “[t] he Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary “RBG” is becoming a mini ticket office phenomenon,” “fracture[ing] the top 10 this weekend with $1.2 million from just 180 screens across the country.”
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