How Appealing

Sunday, November 6, 2005

“Court Choice Is Conservative by Nature, Not Ideology”: This lengthy profile will appear Monday in The New York Times.

Monday in The Los Angeles Times, David G. Savage and Maura Reynolds will have a news analysis headlined “Alito’s Record Defies Labels; There’s little talk of a filibuster by Democrats, who see no ideological bent in 15 years’ worth of legal opinions by the high court nominee.”

And The Washington Post on Monday will report that “Court Could Tip to Catholic Majority; Some Say Slant Is Dangerous; Others See Historic Victory.”

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“Alito impresses Martinez; Nelson more tight-lipped”: The Naples Daily News contains this article today.

The State of Columbia, South Carolina today contains an article headlined “Graham, Alito mum on talks; Few details emerge from senator’s chat with U.S. Supreme Court nominee, but abortion looms large.”

The News & Advance of Lynchburg, Virginia reports that “Liberty Counsel set for fight over Alito nomination.”

In The San Jose Mercury News, Jim Puzzanghera has an essay entitled “The Alito nomination: The battle behind the battle; Political maneuvering may exert big influence on the highest court, and American lives.” The newspaper also contains an op-ed by Law Professor Gerald F. Uelmen entitled “Pondering a ‘Catholic majority’ on high court — would it matter?

In The Denver Post, Law Professor John H. Reese has an op-ed entitled “Questions for high court nominee.”

In The San Antonio Express-News, columnist Victor Landa has an op-ed entitled “With Alito, conservatives reap reward.”

Columnist David Sanders of the Arkansas News Bureau has an essay entitled “The anatomy of a decision.”

In Newsday, Kim Eisler has an essay entitled “Alito stands ready for history; The president’s three Supreme Court nominations mirror those of his recent predecessors.”

In The Raleigh News & Observer, Steve Ford has an op-ed entitled “A judge’s deep roots in tradition.”

The Des Moines Register contains an editorial entitled “Remember why abortion rights matter.”

In The Sacramento Bee, Dan K. Thomasson has an op-ed entitled “The right pedigree for Supreme Court; Ivy League overrules state schools when shopping for a justice.”

And in The San Francisco Chronicle, David Davenport has an op-ed entitled “Life tenure for justices outdated.”

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“Amendment would rein in judiciary; Measure would prohibit courts from mandating state spending”: This article appears today in The Deseret Morning News.

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“How Alito Looks Under the Lens: The judge delivers his conservative opinions in a soft voice; Will that be enough to avert a showdown over his nomination?” This article will appear in the November 14, 2005 issue of Time magazine, along with a related item headlined “So, You Think You Know Alito….”

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Available online from National Public Radio: Yesterday’s broadcast of “Weekend Edition – Saturday” contained segments entitled “Questions Arise on Potential Alito Financial Conflicts” (featuring Nina Totenberg) and “Reviewing Alito’s Dissents” (featuring Law Professor Cass R. Sunstein).

And Friday’s broadcast of “All Things Considered” contained a commentary segment by Danielle Crittenden entitled “Alito Open to Thoughtful Compromise on Abortion.”

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“Is a home search legal if she says OK, but he balks? High court hears a case Tuesday in which police entered a home over husband’s objection.” Warren Richey will have this article Monday in The Christian Science Monitor.

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“What kind of umpire will Justice John Roberts be?” David Broiles has this op-ed today in The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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“Court battle over teaching of evolution; Intelligent design theory at center of Pennsylvania trial”: The San Francisco Chronicle contains this article today.

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“Think he’s right? Maybe you’re wrong; Apolitical Alito is known for his devotion to the law.” This lengthy article appears today in The Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger.

The Boston Globe today contains articles headlined “Quiet voice, but fierce intellect; Alito made name early in his career” and “Court pick puts McCain in hot seat.”

And the Week in Review section of today’s edition of The New York Times contains an article headlined “The Right to Be a Father (or Not).”

Posted at 7:45 AM by Howard Bashman