- For The Washington Post, Robert Barnes writes that “[d]ifferences between the Trump administration and the Obama administration … will be front and center in the most important cases on the Supreme Court’s docket this fall.”
- At Rolling Stone, Andrew Cohen draws from recent Supreme Court death-penalty cases to consider how Chief Justice John Roberts and the court’s newest justices, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, might approach an appeal by federal-death-row inmate Alfred Bourgeois, “who say[s] he cannot be executed because he is ‘intellectually disabled,’” “in the wake of the administration’s announcement that it will begin executing federal prisoners once again.”
- At the Florida Court Review, John Cavaliere looks at the stay applications and cert petitions filed by Florida death-row inmate Gary Bowles, who is scheduled to be executed tonight unless the Supreme Court intervenes.
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