Monday, January 15, 2018
"House Judiciary should investigate Supreme Court": The Charleston (W. Va.) Gazette-Mail has published this editorial.
Posted at 10:02 PM by Howard Bashman
"Pennsylvania Supreme Court to decide if state congressional district map is a partisan gerrymander": Lindsay Lazarski of WHYY has this report.
Posted at 09:57 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court asked to rule in divorced gay couple's child custody case": Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star has this report.
Posted at 09:54 PM by Howard Bashman
"Confirming Judges, a Trump Win in 2017, May Get Tougher; Democrats see improved position to push back on nominees with narrower Senate margin and cracks in GOP unanimity": Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal has this report.
Posted at 09:38 PM by Howard Bashman
"Monstrous gerrymanders: The Supreme Court takes on two redistricting cases from Texas; The justices will hear four cases this term that could shape political maps." Steven Mazie has this post at the "Democracy in America" blog of The Economist.
Posted at 09:28 PM by Howard Bashman
"Deconstructing the Question Presented in WesternGeco": Timothy Holbrook has this guest blog post at "Patently-O."
Posted at 09:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"Vladeck takes the ball in a big game": Texas Law News has this report.
Posted at 09:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"To Try to Save Client's Life, a Lawyer Ignored His Wishes. Can He Do That?" Jeffery C. Mays of The New York Times has this report.
Posted at 09:20 PM by Howard Bashman
"9th Circuit to study workplace conditions in wake of Kozinski's retirement over sexual misconduct accusations": Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has this report.
Posted at 04:15 PM by Howard Bashman
"When Barbie Went to War with Bratz: How a legal battle over intellectual property exposed a cultural battle over sex, gender roles, and the workplace." Jill Lepore has this "A Critic at Large" essay in the January 22, 2018 issue of The New Yorker.
"Amicus Anomaly: UVA Professor Gets Rare High Court Nod." Kimberly S. Robinson of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
Posted at 01:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"On Partisan Gerrymandering, Time's Up?" Kenneth Jost has this post at his blog, "Jost on Justice."
Posted at 01:08 PM by Howard Bashman
"Justice Scalia Spoke Favorably of Trump's Presidential Run, Author Bryan Garner Says; Conservative justice was 'fascinated' by Republican candidate's outspokenness, author of 'Nino and Me' says": Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.
Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman
"OT2017 #11: 'Numbing Effect.'" You can access today's new installment of the "First Mondays" podcast, featuring Ian Samuel and Dan Epps, via this link.
Posted at 11:04 AM by Howard Bashman
"A Case for Math, Not 'Gobbledygook,' in Judging Partisan Voting Maps": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman