How Appealing

Sunday, September 28, 2014

“Gay marriage case shows basic split in approach by Utah A.G. candidates; Reyes says all state laws must be defended; Stormont says elected official should use discretion”: Robert Gehrke will have this article in Monday’s edition of The Salt Lake Tribune.

Posted at 10:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2014?’ was a luncheon event of the Federalist Society at the National Press Club.” C-SPAN has posted online the video of this event, at which Adam Liptak of The New York Times served as moderator.

Posted at 9:21 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Ambitions: A Novel by David Lat.” Marcia Oddi has this post mentioning “How Appealing” today at “The Indiana Law Blog.”

Posted at 9:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Prop 122 would allow state to curb perceived federal overreach”: Howard Fischer of The East Valley (Ariz.) Tribune has this report.

Posted at 7:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Law school dean to the Supreme Court: This love affair is over.” Robert Barnes will have this article in Monday’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 7:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Is the Supreme Court Ready to Settle the Gay Marriage Battle?” Miranda Leitsinger of NBC News has this report.

In today’s edition of The Oklahoman, Chris Casteel has an article headlined “Same-sex marriage in Oklahoma: Really soon, next summer or never? U.S. Supreme Court justices are scheduled to meet Monday to discuss whether to review Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage case or cases from other states.”

And in today’s edition of The Deseret News, columnist Drew Clark has an essay titled “Either view of marriage debate should support Utah’s high court case.”

Posted at 8:56 AM by Howard Bashman

“Wilton’s Verrilli in running for nation’s top prosecutor”: This article appears in today’s edition of The Connecticut Post of Bridgeport.

At 3 p.m. eastern time Monday, I will post readers’ predictions for who will become the next Solicitor General of the United States if that happens.

Those wishing to offer their best guess(es) for publication at this blog can email me at [email protected]. I will not publish the name or otherwise describe or identify anyone who chooses to respond. And for those who prefer that competitions have rules, the one rule of this competition is that you can’t nominate yourself.

Posted at 8:50 AM by Howard Bashman

“You Want to Go Out With Your Colt. Will America Let You?” Joel Rosenblatt of Bloomberg News has an article that begins, “Millions more Americans will have the right to drive and walk around U.S. cities with hidden, loaded guns if freelance videographer Edward Peruta wins his fight to carry one on assignment.”

Posted at 8:44 AM by Howard Bashman

“Are any judges on sexy email list? Pa. Supreme Court chief justice wants to know.” The Associated Press has a report that begins, “The chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has asked for the names of any judges involved in the exchange of hundreds of emails containing pornography that the state attorney general’s office said were sent or received by numerous state officials and employees.”

And today’s edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer contains an article headlined “Complex story behind Kane’s release of pornographic e-mails.”

My most recent earlier coverage appears at this link.

Posted at 8:30 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court justices to discuss conviction of ‘shock jock’ Hal Turner”: has an article that begins, “The U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday will discuss whether or not to consider overturning the conviction of a North Bergen ‘shock jock’ who allegedly threatened to kill three federal judges in 2009.”

Posted at 8:20 AM by Howard Bashman

“L.A. wants court to revive law allowing motel guest registry searches”: David G. Savage has this article in today’s edition of The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 8:10 AM by Howard Bashman