How Appealing

Saturday, May 16, 2009

“Two California Latino judges emerge as candidates for Supreme Court”: Howard Mintz will have this article Sunday in The San Jose Mercury News.

Posted at 11:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Gay-Marriage Issue Awaits Court Pick; Same-Sex Unions Supplant Abortion As Social Priority for Conservatives”: This article will appear Sunday in The Washington Post.

Sunday’s edition of The Los Angeles Times will contain an article headlined “Gay advocates have a proposition for Obama; Pressure is building on hot-button issues: same-sex marriage, lobbying for a gay Supreme Court justice and ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’

And The Detroit News reports today that “Legal savvy, empathy keep Granholm on Supreme Court short list, experts say.”

Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals Court Sides With Team In Suit Challenging Trademark”: Today’s edition of The New York Times contains an article that begins, “A federal appeals court yesterday handed the Washington Redskins another victory in their long-running legal dispute with Native American activists over the team’s name.”

My earlier coverage of yesterday’s D.C. Circuit ruling appears at this link.

Posted at 3:17 PM by Howard Bashman

“Possible Court Pick Is Used to Dueling on Bench; Wood, a Contender to Replace Souter, Often Spars With Conservative Colleagues on the 7th Circuit”: This article appears today in The Washington Post.

Sunday in The New York Times, Charlie Savage will have an article headlined “Conservatives Map Strategies on Court Fight.”

Today in The Chicago Sun-Times, Abdon M. Pallasch has an article headlined “At Notre Dame, Obama has chance to settle some tough issues” that begins, “President Obama could solve a couple thorny issues for himself at once Sunday if, during his speech at the University of Notre Dame, he introduces Notre Dame alum Ann Claire Williams as his choice for the U.S. Supreme Court.”

Yesterday’s edition of The Daily Princetonian contained an article headlined “In Kagan ’81, a Supreme contender.”

James Vicini of Reuters reports that “Obama’s pick may not shift Supreme Court direction.”

Thursday’s edition of The Joplin Globe contained an article headlined “McCaskill being mentioned as potential court nominee.”

And’s Tony Mauro has an article headlined “What Old Sin Will Haunt the Next Supreme Court Nominee? Presumed short-listers are already being picked over, as commentators look for the Achilles’ heel on Justice David Souter’s possible replacement.”

Posted at 2:14 PM by Howard Bashman