How Appealing

Sunday, July 22, 2018

“Democrats are entirely too focused on abortion”: In today’s edition of The Los Angeles Times, Michael Wear has an op-ed that begins, “Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s retirement from the Supreme Court offers President Trump and the conservative legal movement an opportunity to shift the Supreme Court rightward and affect American politics and law for decades to come.”

Posted at 10:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Top judge: Courts step up efforts against sexual harassment.” Paul Davenport of The Associated Press has a report that begins, “Arizona’s top judge says the state’s court system is stepping up efforts against sexual harassment involving judges and court employees.”

Posted at 9:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Dallet’s arrival brings hope of friendlier Supreme Court”: Scott Bauer of The Associated Press has a report that begins, “When Rebecca Dallet joins the Wisconsin Supreme Court next month, she is looking forward to building strong relationships with her fellow justices after a tumultuous campaign in which she blasted the court as being ‘broken and dysfunctional.'”

Posted at 8:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Brett Kavanaugh Once Said He Thought a President Could Pack the Supreme Court”: Dahlia Lithwick has this post online at Slate.

Posted at 8:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh on Precedents: This Wolf Comes as a Wolf.” Kenneth Jost has this post at his blog, “Jost on Justice.”

Posted at 8:06 PM by Howard Bashman

“Brett Kavanaugh Will Fit Right in at the Pro-Corporate Roberts Court: President Trump’s choice for the latest Supreme Court vacancy will continue a trend toward widening America’s power and wealth gaps.” The New York Times has published this editorial.

Posted at 7:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘Brett was involved’: Inside Supreme Court nominee’s work for Bill Clinton probe; Ken Starr’s investigation of Bill Clinton two decades ago was notoriously leaky.” Josh Gerstein of Politico has this report.

Posted at 7:30 PM by Howard Bashman