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Sunday, July 8, 2018

“The Supreme Court Justice Confirmation Process”: This audio segment featuring Nina Totenberg appeared on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

Posted at 11:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Artists Chuck Close and Laddie John Dill, Sam Francis Foundation lose court battle”: Charles Desmarais of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

And at the “THR, Esq.” blog of The Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner had a post titled “Appeals Court Deals Loss to Chuck Close and Other Artists Seeking Resale Royalties; Other nations might recognize ‘droit de suite,’ but in America, there’s the first sale doctrine.”

You can access Friday’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump ‘Very Close’ to Supreme Court Decision, but May Wait Till Final Hours”: Maggie Haberman, Adam Liptak, and Michael S. Schmidt will have this article in Monday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 9:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump Takes a Final Look at Supreme Court Choices; President deliberates with advisers, who aren’t sure where he stands ahead of Monday announcement”: Peter Nicholas and Louise Radnofsky of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

Posted at 9:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Justice With a Record: Legal opinions are a better test for a nominee than personal biography.” This editorial will appear in Monday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 9:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Gay Marriage Is Here to Stay, Even With a Conservative Court: In Masterpiece Cakeshop, Roberts, Alito and Gorsuch all endorsed Kennedy’s antidiscrimination view.” Walter Olson has this essay online at The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 9:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Notre Dame’s Amy Coney Barrett noted for mentoring, family focus. Next up: Supreme Court?” Caleb Bauer and Margaret Fosmoe have this front page article in today’s edition of The South Bend Tribune.

Posted at 9:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump weighs top picks for Supreme Court amid last-minute maneuvering”: Robert Costa and Robert Barnes of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 9:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘The Super Bowl of politics’: Trump’s team readies for Supreme Court battle; The White House expects to immediately hit the ground running once Trump makes his 9 p.m. announcement on Monday.” Christopher Cadelago of Politico has this report.

Posted at 9:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“How Trump and two lawyers narrowed the field for his Supreme Court choice”: Joel Achenbach of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 8:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court opening: Indiana’s Amy Coney Barrett a favorite of grassroots conservatives.” Maureen Groppe of The Indianapolis Star has this report.

Posted at 1:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“Lindsey Graham: Trump Supreme Court finalists ‘four lottery tickets’ for GOP — all of them winners.” Bradford Richardson of The Washington Times has this report.

Louis Nelson of Politico has a report headlined “Graham: Supreme Court candidates ‘are all winners.’

And Vaughn Hillyard of NBC News has a report headlined “Blunt: Any of Trump’s Supreme Court finalists could clear Senate; Missouri Republican confident on confirmation while Durbin warns fellow Democrats of long-term implications.”

Posted at 12:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democrats are feeling down. Now they have to decide which way is up.” Gregory Krieg and Eric Bradner of CNN have an article that begins, “When Donald Trump announces his Supreme Court nominee on Monday, it will represent one of the lowest points for the Democratic Party in recent memory.”

Posted at 12:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“How Conservatives Won the Battle Over the Courts: The right has demonstrated that winning this kind of institutional fight takes years, even decades, and requires a ruthless disposition.” Julian E. Zelizer has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 12:21 PM by Howard Bashman

“Top judge outlines issues of overloaded Court of Appeal and recommends changes”: Ryan Dunlop of The New Zealand Herald has this report.

Posted at 10:06 AM by Howard Bashman

“Susan Collins’s Quixotic Defense of Roe: The Maine senator wants a Supreme Court nominee who will support precedent, but Trump’s candidates aren’t likely to say how they might rule on a challenge.” David A. Graham of The Atlantic has this report.

Posted at 10:04 AM by Howard Bashman

“At Supreme Court, Weaponizing the First Amendment”: Kenneth Jost has this post at his blog, “Jost on Justice.”

Posted at 9:50 AM by Howard Bashman

“Will Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Uphold the 14th Amendment? Civil rights advocates want to see a justice who will uphold the Constitution — every part of it.” Sherrilyn Ifill has this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 9:48 AM by Howard Bashman