How Appealing

Friday, September 8, 2017

"President Eisgruber asks Senate committee to avoid 'religious test' in judicial appointments": The Office of Communications of Princeton University issued this news release today.
Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"On Kozinski And Costco: The mega-retailer counts federal judges among its fans." David Lat has this post at "Above the Law."
Posted at 08:36 PM by Howard Bashman


"Posner Leaves 'Enormous Imprint' on Class Actions": Perry Cooper of Bloomberg BNA has this report.
Posted at 04:42 PM by Howard Bashman


"Two NC Republicans say they accidentally asked the Supreme Court to end gerrymandering": Will Doran of The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina has this report.

Now the wait begins to see whether the U.S. Supreme Court will accidentally agree with the outcome requested in their brief.
Posted at 04:36 PM by Howard Bashman



"NBC Buys Supreme Court Drama From Chuck Rose & Parkes + MacDonald": Nellie Andreeva of Deadline Hollywood has this report.

Congratulations to appellate attorney Anthony Franze, on whose new book "The Outsider" this TV show will be based.
Posted at 04:18 PM by Howard Bashman



"Corpus Linguistics and Criminal Law": Carissa Byrne Hessick has this post at "PrawfsBlawg." As is often the case there, the comments to the post are interesting too.
Posted at 01:46 PM by Howard Bashman


"Trump Administration Backs Baker Who Refused to Make Wedding Cake for Gay Couple; Justice Department files friend-of-the-court brief in support of Colorado bakery owner in case to be heard by Supreme Court": Jess Bravin as this article in today's edition of The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 01:34 PM by Howard Bashman


"Should a Judge's Nomination Be Derailed by Her Faith? During a recent hearing, Democratic senators pushed an appellate-court nominee to explain how her religious beliefs would affect her legal decisions." Emma Green of The Atlantic has this report.

And online at Bloomberg View, Ramesh Ponnuru has an essay titled "Trump Judicial Nominee Faces the 'Dogma' Brigade; Democratic senators buy into a shameless distortion of a conservative law professor's views."
Posted at 01:28 PM by Howard Bashman



"Appeals Court Deals Blow to Trump's Travel Ban; Ninth Circuit panel rules 24,000 vetted refugees can enter U.S. while Supreme Court considers policy's legality": Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

In today's edition of The New York Times, Miriam Jordan has an article headlined "Appeals Court Limits Trump Travel Ban and Allows More Refugees."

And at the "Take Care" blog, Joshua Matz has a post titled "The Ninth Circuit's Latest Order and The Zombie Travel Ban."

My earlier coverage of yesterday's Ninth Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
Posted at 10:32 AM by Howard Bashman



"Ted Cruz 2.0? Senator Adjusts With Trump in Office and Houston Under Water." Matt Flegenheimer of The New York Times has this report.
Posted at 10:14 AM by Howard Bashman


"Lawyers Ask The Supreme Court To Rule On Whether Existing Civil Rights Laws Cover Anti-Gay Discrimination": Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News has this report.
Posted at 10:04 AM by Howard Bashman






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