How Appealing

Saturday, September 20, 2014

“Court candidate Michelle MacDonald cleared of DWI, guilty of obstruction”: Thursday’s edition of The Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minnesota contained an article that begins, “Minnesota Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald was convicted Wednesday by a Dakota County jury of obstructing legal process and refusing to submit to a chemical test — a gross misdemeanor — but she was acquitted of misdemeanor drunken driving.”

Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Panel set to choose two new Supreme Court justices Sunday; Former Attorney General Menachem Mazuz considered a frontrunner, but
the women’s spot is anyone’s guess”: Haaretz has this report (subscription required for full access).

Posted at 10:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Chief Justice Roberts: Scalia, Ginsburg wouldn’t be confirmed today.” Nebraska Radio Network has this report.

You can access at this link (28.1 MB mp3 audio file) audio titled “U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts answers questions from 8th US Circuit Chief Judge William Riley at UNL.”

Posted at 9:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Groups ask state Supreme Court to block voter ID for Nov. 4”: Patrick Marley of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has an article that begins, “Two groups representing minorities asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to block the state’s voter ID law for the Nov. 4 election, seeking a new way to stop the measure.”

And The Wisconsin State Journal reports that “Wisconsin Supreme Court asked to delay voter ID.”

Posted at 8:20 PM by Howard Bashman

Some upcoming appellate-related events that I’m planning to attend: On Thursday, September 25, 2014, I will be in Washington, DC to attend The Heritage Foundation’s “Supreme Court Preview of the 2014 Term” featuring Michael Carvin and Paul Clement.

And in mid-November 2014, I will be attending the Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit in Dallas, Texas. Any fans of the blog who will be attending the summit or who wish to say hello during my visit to Dallas can feel free to let me know via email at [email protected].

Posted at 1:40 PM by Howard Bashman