Marty Lederman

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Name: Marty Lederman
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The President’s Bullshit Legal Basis For War, Ctd

Ilya Somin takes down John Yoo’s defense of the Obama administration’s argument that the 2001 AUMF grants the president authority to go to war with ISIS: Yoo claims that the 2001 AUMF [Authorization for Use of Military Force] authorizes preemptive ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

More ‘Imperial Hubris’ Than Bush

President Obama’s plan to defeat the Islamic State is already showing signs of falling apart (see, i.e. “ Arabs Give Tepid Support to U.S. Fight Against ISIS ” and “ U.S. Pins Hope on Syrian Rebels With Loyalties All Over the Map “).But today’s real game-changer ... [Published Intercept - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

War Powers, and the War on ISIL in Iraq and Syria

President Barack Obama spoke to the nation yesterday, outlining an American-led plan for war on ISIL, to be conducted in both Iraq and Syria.War powers, the authority to conduct war and other hostilities, has been a subject of considerable debate and ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The 6th Circuit reverses the hate-crime conviction of 15 Old Order Amish for cutting off the beards of Amish men and hair of Amish women.

Marty Lederman criticizes the court: A critical part of the majority's decision is based upon its conclusion that the evidence did not necessarily prove that the victims' religion was a but-for cause of the assaults. That conclusion strikes me as untenable ... [Published Althouse - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Too accommodating

RELIGIOUS organisations are up in arms over the latest wrinkle in the Obamacare mandate that employers provide free birth control to their employees. The odd thing is, that wrinkle is a new regulation designed to exempt them from the mandate.Huh, you ... [Published The Economist - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tuesday round-up

Recent coverage related to the Court focuses on the release by the Department of Health and Human Services of new proposed regulations intended to comply with the Court’s June 30 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby , as well as an interim final rule ... [Published SCOTUSblog - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Administration offers another contraceptive 'fix'

The Obama administration has issued new rules governing objections to contraceptive coverage by for profit companies on religious grounds.In a word: complicated.MSNBC:The new policies are intended to fill gaps left by two Supreme Court moves: The landmark ... [Published American Thinker - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Try, Try Again

The administration, hobbled by Hobby Lobby, is as regards the Affordable Care Act and the provision of ladyparts medicine to the ladies who have ladyparts. Whether this most recent accommodation will find the opposition, well, accommodating remains rather ... [Published Esquire - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

This Obama-Appointed Judge Signed off on the CIA Killing of a U.S. Citizen

David Barron now sits on the bench of the First Circuit Court of Appeals despite having given President Barack Obama the legal justification for killing an American citizen overseas without a trial.While serving in the Office of Legal Counsel , Barron ... [Published AllGov - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

7 Pages That Gave President Obama Cover to Kill Americans

Before David Barron was confirmed this year to a lifetime seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, his critics objected that the cover he gave President Obama to carry out extrajudicial killings of American citizens ought to disqualify ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Monday round-up

The Court is now in the first full week of its summer recess, which means that wrap-ups of the Term abound.  In her review of the Term, NPR ’s Nina Totenberg observes that the unanimity which often prevailed at the Court “is illusory, often just a technical ... [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Marty Lederman: How to Understand Hobby Lobby: Live from La Farine CXXVI: March 25, 2014

Marty Lederman:How to understand Hobby Lobby: "It is hard to recall a Supreme Court case that has been so commonly misunderstood,in so many respects, as... Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius.... Lower ... [Published Brad DeLong - Mar 25 2014]

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The President’s Bullshit Legal Basis For War, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 15 2014]
More ‘Imperial Hubris’ Than Bush [Published Intercept - Sep 12 2014]
Experts ponder Obama’s War Powers curveball [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 12 2014]
War Powers, and the War on ISIL in Iraq and Syria [Published Daily Kos - Sep 11 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Sixth Circuit reverses Amish... [Published Washington Post - Sep 01 2014]
The 6th Circuit reverses the hate-crime convict... [Published Althouse - Aug 29 2014]
Tuesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Aug 26 2014]
Too accommodating [Published The Economist - Aug 25 2014]
A Hobby Lobby Patch For Obamacare [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 25 2014]
A Hobby Lobby Patch For Obamacare [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 25 2014]
Administration offers another contraceptive 'fix' [Published American Thinker - Aug 23 2014]
Try, Try Again [Published Esquire - Aug 22 2014]
Obama introduces new birth control accommodatio... [Published Salon - Aug 22 2014]
A new fix for contraceptive coverage [Published MSNBC - Aug 22 2014]
This Obama-Appointed Judge Signed off on the CI... [Published AllGov - Aug 20 2014]
7 Pages That Gave President Obama Cover to Kill... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 18 2014]
Round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 21 2014]
The Hidden Threat Of Hobby Lobby? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 07 2014]
Monday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 07 2014]
Where was Justice Breyer in the Wheaton College... [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 06 2014]
Godly hobbies and lobbies [Published The Reality-Based Community - Jul 01 2014]
Meagan Hatcher-Mays & Coleman Lowndes: Watch Th... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Jun 25 2014]
Monday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jun 23 2014]
Wednesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jun 18 2014]
Monday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jun 16 2014]
Was Taliban-for-Bergdahl Deal the Right Move? [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 04 2014]
Wednesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jun 04 2014]
A Problematic POW, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 03 2014]
ODNI Defends New Pre-publication Review Policy [Published Secrecy News - May 12 2014]
Wednesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - May 07 2014]
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The President’s Bullshit Legal Basis For War, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 15 2014]
Ilya Somin takes down John Yoo’s defense of the Obama administration’s argument that the 2001 AUMF grants the president authority to go to war with ISIS: Yoo claims that the 2001 AUMF [Authorization for Use of Military Force] authorizes preemptive ...
The 6th Circuit reverses the hate-crime convict... [Published Althouse - Aug 29 2014]
Marty Lederman criticizes the court: A critical part of the majority's decision is based upon its conclusion that the evidence did not necessarily prove that the victims' religion was a but-for cause of the assaults. That conclusion strikes me as untenable ...
Tuesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Aug 26 2014]
Recent coverage related to the Court focuses on the release by the Department of Health and Human Services of new proposed regulations intended to comply with the Court’s June 30 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby , as well as an interim final rule ...
A Hobby Lobby Patch For Obamacare [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 25 2014]
by Dish Staff On Friday, the Obama administration proposed a fix to the ACA’s contraceptive mandate that it hopes will render the effects of the Hobby Lobby ruling moot by providing a way for employees of closely-held corporations with religious objections ...
Round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 21 2014]
Although the round-up was on hiatus last week, news related to the Court was not.  Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit again rejected a challenge to the undergraduate admissions policies of the University of Texas at Austin.  The ...
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