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Friday, November 17, 2017

"Sitting Supreme Court Justice Bill O'Neill, responding to Franken allegations, claims bedding 50 women": Seth A. Richardson of The Cleveland Plain Dealer has this report.

And Marty Schladen and Randy Ludlow of The Columbus Dispatch report that "O'Neill discloses 50 lovers, decries media hysteria over sexual harassment."
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"Trump Adds Five to List of Potential Supreme Court Picks": Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.
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"Four Thoughts on the Briefing in Carpenter v. United States": Orin Kerr has this post at the "Lawfare" blog.
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"Judge Ruchie, the Hasidic Superwoman of Night Court": Sharon Otterman will have this interesting article in Sunday's edition of The New York Times.
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"President Donald J. Trump's Supreme Court List": The White House posted this document online today.
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"Neil Gorsuch reflects on 'surreal' court tenure": Ariane de Vogue of CNN.com has this report.
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"Why is the American Bar Association changing how it reviews potential judges? Experience, not ideology, is what the ABA should focus on." Ronald A. Cass has this essay online at The Washington Post.
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"Corruption Case Against Senator Menendez Ends in Mistrial": Nick Corasaniti and Nate Schweber have this front page article in today's edition of The New York Times.
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"Former inmate gets second chance from state Supreme Court": Andrew Binion of The Kitsap (Wash.) Sun has this report.

Austin Jenkin of Northwest Public Radio reports that "Prison Inmate Turned Law Graduate Gets Day In Court In Fight To Become Lawyer."

And online at The Atlantic, Josh Jacobs has an article headlined "Why It's Difficult for Former Inmates to Become Lawyers; State bar associations often have ambiguous character requirements that preclude their admission."
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"Conservative group with major role in picking Trump judicial nominees proposes court-packing scheme; They aren't even being subtle": Ian Millhiser has this essay online at ThinkProgress.

The essay reports on a memorandum written by law professor Steven G. Calabresi and Shams Hirji titled "Proposed Judgeship Bill."

Earlier this week, Calabresi and Hirji had an essay titled "Republicans Should Expand the Federal Courts; Judges face a 'crisis in volume' -- and Trump would appoint the new ones" online at National Review.
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"Grassley shouldn't be Trump's errand boy in takeover of courts; Grassley should stand up for justice, independence": The Des Moines Register has published this editorial.
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"Trump's Flurry Of Judge Appointments Will Reshape Judiciary": That was the title of Wednesday's broadcast of "On Point" with Tom Ashbrook on WBUR Radio. You can listen to the audio via this link.
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"Wireless carriers on mute as U.S. top court hears big privacy case": Lawrence Hurley and Dustin Volz of Reuters have this report.
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"Gorsuch takes victory lap at Federalist dinner": Josh Gerstein of Politico.com has this report.
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