How Appealing

Monday, August 8, 2005

“Roberts’ Road: John Roberts should speak candidly at his confirmation hearing — for his own sake as much as the Senate’s.” Deborah Pearlstein has this essay online at The American Prospect.

Posted at 9:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“How John Roberts could change your life: On the Supreme Court docket this fall are cases involving assisted suicide, police searches and military recruiting on college campuses.” Tom Curry, national affairs writer for MSNBC, provides this report.

Posted at 5:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Blawg Review #18”: Sporting a baseball theme, no less, is here at “The Common Scold.”

Posted at 4:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Cost of Secrecy: A citizen pursues meaningful monetary punishment for King County’s failure to disclose public records.” This article appears in the current issue of Seattle Weekly.

Posted at 3:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“NARAL Pro-Choice America Unveils Television Ad Focusing on John Roberts Record of Siding with Violent Anti-Choice Fringe Groups; First National Ad Opposing Roberts”: NARAL Pro-Choice America has today issued this press release, which offers links for viewing the ad online. At National Review Online’s “Bench Memos” blog, Edward Whelan offers this reaction to the ad.

Posted at 2:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Savvy navigator of D.C. now Roberts’ chaperone; Veteran of politics, TV steers nominee through confirmation minefield”: This article appears today in The Sacramento Bee.

Posted at 12:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Aloha, Apartheid: A court strikes down a race-based policy in Hawaii, while Congress considers enshrining one.” John Fund has this essay online today at OpinionJournal.

Posted at 12:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Postage error kills Wal-Mart appeal”: This past Saturday’s edition of The Mail Tribune of Medford, Oregon contained this article.

Posted at 12:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“The ABA Is ‘Not Qualified’ To Rate John Roberts”: Joseph C. Smith Jr. has this op-ed (pass-through link) today in The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 11:04 AM by Howard Bashman

“Lawyers: Appoint appeals judges.” The Mobile Register today contains an article that begins, “Alabama Bar Association officials will soon begin lobbying the Legislature for a constitutional amendment to have appellate judges appointed rather than elected.”

Posted at 6:35 AM by Howard Bashman

“Justices Often Are Not Politically Predictable, Nominee Has Said”: This article appears today in The Washington Post.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner yesterday contained an editorial entitled “Bush’s court choice.”

The Contra Costa Times today contains an editorial entitled “Roberts doing his job.”

In The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger, columnist John Farmer has an essay entitled “Ignore religion when judging Roberts’ fitness.”

In The Washington Times, Elaine Donnelly has an op-ed entitled “Courts, Congress and the military.”

In The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware, Bill Lee has an op-ed entitled “Roberts deserves fair hearing himself.”

And in The Philadelphia Daily News, Christine M. Flowers has an op-ed entitled “No Catholics need apply.”

Posted at 6:33 AM by Howard Bashman