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Monday, November 13, 2017

Save the date: The 2018 Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit will take place in Atlanta from Thursday, November 8, 2018 through Sunday, November 11, 2018, as noted in this tweet. I am planning to attend, and I hope to see you there.
Posted at 08:24 PM by Howard Bashman


"Locals Were Troubled by Roy Moore's Interactions with Teen Girls at the Gadsden Mall": Charles Bethea has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 07:56 PM by Howard Bashman


"State Appellate Court Oral Arguments Should Be Freely Available Online": This month's installment of my "Upon Further Review" column will appear in tomorrow's edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia's daily newspaper for lawyers.
Posted at 05:48 PM by Howard Bashman


"Yes, the G.O.P. Can Block Roy Moore": Law professor Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr. has this op-ed in today's edition of The New York Times.

Online at Slate, Dahlia Lithwick and law professor James Sample have a jurisprudence essay titled "We've Always Known Roy Moore Is Lawless: It's why Alabama Republicans voted for him."

And online at Bloomberg View, law professor Noah Feldman has an essay titled "Roy Moore's Defiant Brand Can't Protect Him This Time; A sex scandal should offend his supporters' personal values; His professional conduct never did."
Posted at 05:44 PM by Howard Bashman



"Be Careful What You Sue For: If the Supreme Court strikes down California's 'crisis pregnancy center' disclosure act, dozens of anti-abortion laws could fall with it." Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern have this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.
Posted at 05:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Fifth Woman Accuses Senate Candidate Roy Moore of Sexual Misconduct": Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Jonathan Martin of The New York Times have this report.
Posted at 03:33 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Power of the Courts Is Messing Up Politics": In the SundayReview section of yesterday's edition of The New York Times, Greg Weiner had an interesting essay that begins, "As four newly Senate-approved federal appellate judges move into their chambers seven months after Neil Gorsuch joined the Supreme Court, they may seem to have vindicated conservatives who swallowed their qualms about Donald Trump last year out of a conviction that, whatever his flaws, he would save the judiciary."
Posted at 01:58 PM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. court allows part of Trump travel ban to go into effect": Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report on an order that a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
Posted at 01:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Trump choosing white men as judges, highest rate in decades": Catherine Lucey and Meghan Hoyer of The Associated Press have this report.
Posted at 01:26 PM by Howard Bashman


"New Roy Moore accuser expected to allege sexual assault": Brian Lyman of The Montgomery Advertiser has a report that begins, "A woman says Roy Moore sexually assaulted her as a minor in Alabama, and is scheduled to appear at a press conference in New York this afternoon."

And Sean Sullivan and Elise Viebeck of The Washington Post report that "McConnell calls on Roy Moore to end Senate campaign following accusations of sexual misconduct."
Posted at 01:20 PM by Howard Bashman



"Justices Take Cases on Free Speech at Pregnancy Centers and Polling Places": Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that "Supreme Court takes case on free speech rights of antiabortion counseling centers."

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Supreme Court agrees to hear antiabortion challenge to California disclosure law for pregnancy centers."

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has articles headlined "Supreme Court to decide if religious nonprofit clinics must post abortion signs" and "Supreme Court to decide if states can ban political apparel at polling places."

Richard Wolf of USA Today has a report headlined "Red or blue? Supreme Court to rule on voters' apparel."

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that "Supreme Court to hear crisis pregnancy centers' appeal." And Curt Anderson of The Associated Press reports that "Florida man back at Supreme Court with 1st Amendment case."

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that "U.S. top court to hear dispute over California pregnancy center law."

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Political T-Shirts at Polling Place Get U.S. Supreme Court Hearing."

And Ariane de Vogue of CNN.com reports that "Supreme Court takes up First Amendment challenge to California abortion law" and "Supreme Court to consider political apparel at the polling place."
Posted at 01:18 PM by Howard Bashman



"Fourth Amendment Fairness": Law professor Richard M. Re has posted this article on SSRN.

And recently at "PrawfsBlawg," Re had a related post titled "DC v. Wesby and Fourth Amendment Perspective."
Posted at 01:02 PM by Howard Bashman



"Is a Recipe for Justice Kennedy a Recipe for Success?" Adam Feldman has this post at his "Empirical SCOTUS" blog.
Posted at 12:50 PM by Howard Bashman


"Arguing a Difficult Case Effectively": Attorney Judd Lindenfeld has this kind guest post today at the "Appellate Advocacy Blog."

The post begins, "Three weeks ago, Howard Bashman created a bit of a stir among people who follow appellate law when he posted on his blog, How Appealing, that he would be arguing a sentencing appeal in the Second Circuit."
Posted at 11:40 AM by Howard Bashman



"Supreme Court to weigh anti-abortion speech restrictions": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that "Pregnancy Clinics Get U.S. Supreme Court Review in Speech Clash."

Andrew Chung of Reuters reports that "Supreme Court to hear Minnesota voter apparel law challenge."

And The Associated Press reports that "Floridian with floating house gets 2nd Supreme Court hearing."
Posted at 10:02 AM by Howard Bashman



"More Lawyers or More Justice?" At the "Law and Liberty" blog, Mark Pulliam has this review of the book "Rebooting Justice: More Technology, Fewer Lawyers, and the Future of Law," by law professors Benjamin H. Barton and soon-to-be-Third-Circuit-Judge Stephanos Bibas.
Posted at 09:54 AM by Howard Bashman


"The ABA's double standard for judicial nominees": The Washington Post has published this letter to the editor from Elliott M. Davis and C. Wallace DeWitt.
Posted at 09:45 AM by Howard Bashman


"Hargan v. Garza As The Trump Administration's Vision For DOJ": Leah Litman has this post at the "Take Care" blog.
Posted at 09:42 AM by Howard Bashman


Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: At this link. The Court granted review in three new cases.

In addition, in Reeves v. Alabama, No. 16-9282, Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a dissent, in which Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan joined, from the denial of certiorari.
Posted at 09:33 AM by Howard Bashman



"OT2017 #6: 'Year of Munsingwear.'" You can access today's new episode of the "First Mondays" podcast, featuring Ian Samuel and Dan Epps, via this link.
Posted at 09:25 AM by Howard Bashman






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