How Appealing

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

“Liberal Democrats mount campaign against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee by targeting two Republican senators”: Michael Scherer of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 11:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Trump Supreme Court pick who’d pose the biggest danger to abortion rights”: Columnist Ruth Marcus has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 11:06 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court of Appeal upholds Kim Dotcom extradition decision to the US”: Sam Hurley of The New Zealand Herald has this report, which provides access to the ruling.

Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Inside the Christian legal powerhouse that keeps winning at the Supreme Court”: Jessica Contrera of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 10:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“For the U.S. Supreme Court, politics has always been the name of the game”: Online at The Toronto Globe and Mail, law professor Allan Hutchinson has an essay that begins, “With the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the American silly season is now upon us.”

Posted at 10:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump’s court appointments have been the smoothest part of his presidency — because he’s had some help”: Noah Bierman has this front page article in today’s edition of The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 10:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘It looks all-American’: Trump wants the whole package in Supreme Court nominee; The search process is playing out like a political campaign, as the president considers a candidate’s appearance as well as the look and feel of his or her family.” Annie Karni and Eliana Johnson of Politico have this report.

And in related news, Eliana Johnson of Politico reports that “Trump’s Supreme Court search unleashes fierce politicking; Much of the oppo effort has focused on D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh.”

Posted at 10:36 PM by Howard Bashman

“Indian-descent judge Amul Thapar among four interviewed by Trump for Supreme Court; If confirmed, Amul Thapar will be the first Indian American and Asian American, both burgeoning sections of the America population, to become a Supreme Court judge”: Yashwant Raj of Hindustan Times has this report.

Posted at 10:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Temptation of Amy Coney Barrett”: Columnist Frank Bruni has this op-ed in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump Winnows Down Supreme Court Picks, Focusing on Three; Front-runners, all U.S. appeals court judges, include Brett Kavanaugh of Maryland, Raymond Kethledge of Michigan and Amy Coney Barrett of Indiana”: Peter Nicholas and Louise Radnofsky of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

Posted at 10:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“Conservatives are seeking a Gorsuch 2.0 in Trump’s Supreme Court pick”: Ariane de Vogue, Ashley Killough, and Jeff Zeleny of CNN have this report.

Posted at 4:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why the Supreme Court Opening Could Affect Gay Marriage as Well as Abortion”: Liam Stack and Elizabeth Dias of The New York Times have this report.

Posted at 8:48 AM by Howard Bashman