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Monday round-up

Commentary on Tuesday’s oral arguments in the challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage continues, coming from Ryan Anderson in The Daily Signal, from Roger Clegg at the National Review’s Bench Memos (along with a follow-up post), from Kenneth Jost at Jost on Justice, and from Dave Oedel in the Macon Monitor.  And in The Wall Street Journal, Jess Bravin talks to the Supreme Court law clerk who, in 1972, wrote a memo recommending that the Court deny a petition filed by two Minnesota men who wanted to get married.

At Federal Regulations Advisor, Leland Beck discusses last week’s cert. grant in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, in which the Court will consider standing based on a violation of a statute for a plaintiff who has not suffered a concrete harm.  And at Lawfare, Ingrid Wuerth discusses the possible link between Spokeo and national security and foreign relations law, including the Court’s anticipated decision in Zivotofsky v. Kerry, the Jerusalem passport case.

Commentary on Glossip v. Gross, the challenge to Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocol in which the Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday, comes from Jesse Wegman in an op-ed for The New York Times and from the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal.


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Recommended Citation: Amy Howe, Monday round-up, SCOTUSblog (May. 4, 2015, 7:29 AM),