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Friday, July 6, 2018

“Democrats have only themselves to blame for their judicial predicament”: Columnist Marc A. Thiessen has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 11:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“For President Trump, Supreme Court nomination may hinge on Brett Kavanaugh’s risks and rewards”: David Jackson and Richard Wolf of USA Today have this report.

Posted at 11:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Feinstein on Trump’s Supreme Court pick: Democrats can only do so much.” John Wildermuth of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

Posted at 11:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“Here’s How Abortion-Rights Legislation Gets Shut Down: A decision by Justice Thomas is an example of ‘weaponizing’ free speech to attack regulations.” Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg View.

Posted at 10:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“In Making His Second Supreme Court Pick, Trump Has a Model: His First.” Mark Landler and Maggie Haberman of The New York Times have this report.

Posted at 10:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh Has Inside Track for Trump’s Supreme Court Choice, Sources Say”: Jennifer Jacobs and Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News have this report.

Posted at 10:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Youth, conservative cred not only factors in high court pick”: Mark Sherman and Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press have this report.

Posted at 10:06 PM by Howard Bashman

“Whose stolen Supreme Court seat was it, anyway?” Columnist Michael McGough has this post online at The Los Angeles Times.

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump Zeros in on Supreme Court Pick; People familiar with the process said they believe he is moving toward selecting Judge Brett Kavanaugh, of the District of Columbia Circuit”: Louise Radnofsky and Peter Nicholas will have this article in Saturday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:23 PM by Howard Bashman

“Potential Trump Supreme Court pick Barrett: Catholic Chicago judge stirs abortion debate.” Dan Hinkel, David Jackson, and Christy Gutowski have this front page article in today’s edition of The Chicago Tribune.

Posted at 8:17 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supporters of Supreme Court candidate from Michigan tout his ‘outdoorsy’ qualities”: Brandon Champion of has this report.

Posted at 8:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Meet the Kentucky judge on Trump’s short list for U.S. Supreme Court”: Bill Estep of The Lexington Herald-Leader has this report.

Posted at 8:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“Teenage immigrant abortion case could be hurdle for Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court bid; Kavanaug’s critics say his actions in the case showed a concerning tendency toward caution and compromise”: Josh Gerstein of Politico has this report.

Posted at 8:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Sotomayor is showing her liberal peers on SCOTUS how to be a potent minority voice; She’s not compromising, and she’s not pulling her punches”: Law professor David Fontana has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 8:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Iowa has the only all-male supreme court in the country. Could that change this year?” Stephen Gruber-Miller of The Des Moines Register has an article that begins, “Gov. Kim Reynolds could have a chance to change Iowa’s status as the state with the only all-male supreme court in the country when she appoints her first justice this fall.”

Posted at 7:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“How Four Potential Nominees Would Change The Supreme Court”: Oliver Roeder and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux of FiveThirtyEight have this post.

Posted at 7:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh’s unorthodox path to Trump’s Supreme Court shortlist”: Michael Kranish and Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 6:19 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Legacy of Justice Anthony Kennedy”: The National Constitution Center has posted online this new installment of its “We the People” podcast hosted by Jeffrey Rosen.

Posted at 10:48 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Reporter: ‘The Politics Of The First Amendment Have Completely Flipped.'” On yesterday’s broadcast of NPR’s “Fresh Air,” Adam Liptak of The New York Times spoke with Terry Gross.

Posted at 10:18 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme court vacancy sparks multimillion-dollar ad war to swing votes; Activist groups on the left and right are spending heavily on TV and digital advertising in an effort to win over key senators”: David Smith of The Guardian (UK) has this report.

Posted at 10:16 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court candidate from Kentucky rejects ‘anything-goes’ judging”: Andrew Wolfson of The Louisville Courier Journal has this report.

Posted at 10:08 AM by Howard Bashman