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Monday, December 18, 2017

"Trump talked about rescinding Gorsuch's nomination": Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey, and Robert Barnes of The Washington Post have this report.
Posted at 09:36 PM by Howard Bashman


"Insane Clown Posse, Juggalos lose appeal on FBI gang designation": Robert Allen of The Detroit Free Press has this report.

Robert Snell of The Detroit News reports that "Insane Clown Posse loses appeals court fight."

And Gus Burns of MLive.com reports that "Supreme Court possible next stop for Insane Clown Posse gang designation fight."

You can access today's ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit at this link.
Posted at 08:40 PM by Howard Bashman



"Statehouse Beat: Supreme Court justice paid $10,000 for outside opinion." Columnist Phil Kabler of The Charleston (W. Va.) Gazette-Mail has an essay that begins, "A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how the state Supreme Court, at the request of Justice Beth Walker, had paid $21,502 to have a Dallas lawyer/author fly in July 28 and give a one-day seminar for new law clerks on how to write opinions."
Posted at 08:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Can privacy trump First Amendment in Iowa Supreme Court case v. Des Moines Register?" Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.
Posted at 08:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"People Magazine Investigates: Who Killed Popular Florida State Law Professor Dan Markel?" Jeff Truesdell of People.com has this preview of tonight's broadcast of "People Magazine Investigates."
Posted at 05:06 PM by Howard Bashman


"9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski steps down after accusations of sexual misconduct": Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Sarah Ravani of The San Francisco Chronicle reports that "Federal Judge Kozinski retires as sexual misconduct inquiry launched."

Niraj Chokshi of The New York Times reports that "Federal Judge Alex Kozinski Retires Abruptly After Sexual Harassment Allegations."

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that "Prominent federal appeals court judge accused of sexual harassment retires."

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that "U.S. 9th Circuit judge resigns after sexual misconduct allegations."

Regina F. Graham of The Daily Mail (UK) reports that "Prominent 9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski announces immediate retirement after 15 women accuse him of sexual misconduct including one who says he grabbed her breasts in a car."

Reuters reports that "U.S. appeals judge steps down amid harassment inquiry."

Dan Berman and Laura Jarrett of CNN.com report that "Judge Alex Kozinski, accused of sexual misconduct, resigns."

And Marina Fang of HuffPost reports that "Federal Judge Announces Retirement After Sexual Misconduct Allegations; At least 15 women have said Judge Alex Kozinski groped them, made inappropriate sexual comments, and/or showed them pornography."
Posted at 01:34 PM by Howard Bashman



"New Supreme Court cookbook dishes up history, recipes": Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 10:52 AM by Howard Bashman


"A Better Way to Give Trump More Judgeships to Fill: More than 100 Republican appointees have the option of assuming 'senior status.'" Law professor Josh Blackman has this essay online at National Review.
Posted at 10:45 AM by Howard Bashman


"Federal appeals judge announces immediate retirement amid investigation prompted by accusations of sexual misconduct": Matt Zapotosky of The Washington Post has an article that begins, "Alex Kozinski, the powerful judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit who was facing a judicial investigation over allegations that he subjected 15 women to inappropriate sexual behavior, announced Monday that he would retire effective immediately."
Posted at 09:44 AM by Howard Bashman


"Across the Atlantic, Another Supreme Court Case on Cake and Gay Rights": Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his "Sidebar" column in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.

My earlier coverage of the Ireland case can be accessed here.
Posted at 09:05 AM by Howard Bashman



"Another Escalation in the Judicial War: What will happen when a Senate majority votes in unison against every presidential nominee?" Ilya Shapiro has this essay online at The Wall Street Journal.
Posted at 09:02 AM by Howard Bashman


"Should wanting to see the Supreme Court require nights on the sidewalk?" Robert Barnes has this article in today's edition of The Washington Post.
Posted at 08:53 AM by Howard Bashman






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