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Saturday, July 21, 2018

“Kavanaugh describes how he was chosen as Trump’s Supreme Court nominee”: Ariane de Vogue and Clare Foran of CNN have this report.

Posted at 11:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump leaving lasting legacy throughout judiciary”: Matt Viser of The Boston Globe has an article that begins, “President Trump is not only poised to put his conservative imprint on the Supreme Court, but he’s restocking vacancies throughout lower US courts at a historic clip, ensuring a judicial legacy that will last decades.”

Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Scalia Factor: Rick Hasen on his book, The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption.” Slate has posted online this new installment of its “Amicus” podcast featuring Dahlia Lithwick.

Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh papers offer new clues into his views on executive power”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 9:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“How Conservatives Won the Law: A liberal political scientist recounts the rise of the Federalist Society — and explains his sympathy for some of its ideas.” Jason Willick has this interview with Steven Teles in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 4:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court pick gives Sen. Joe Donnelly a headache pro-Kavanaugh lobbying group is working to resolve”: Kevin Leininger of The News-Sentinel of Fort Wayne, Indiana has this report.

Posted at 3:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Looking back at a Supreme Court abortion case that began in Pa. governor’s office”: G. Terry Madonna and Michael Young have this essay online at The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Posted at 3:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Lessons From a Failed Nomination, for Both Brett Kavanaugh and the Senate”: Carl Hulse of The New York Times has this new installment of his “On Washington” column.

Posted at 3:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“High court nominee gets started answering questions”: The Associated Press has this report.

And Elana Schor of Politico reports that “Kavanaugh inches closer to confirmation hearing with new filing; Trump’s nominee turned over biographical information, previously delivered speeches, published writings, interviews, past court filings and other related documents.”

You can view the nominee’s completed Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire at this link.

Posted at 3:24 PM by Howard Bashman