How Appealing

Monday, July 23, 2018

“Democratic senator to meet with Kavanaugh next week”: Ted Barrett of CNN has a report that begins, “West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin will meet with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on July 30, according to an aide to the senator, making him the first Democratic senator to schedule a meeting with the Supreme Court nominee.”

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“Is Brett Kavanaugh Bad for the Jews? The Anti-Defamation League loses sight of its mission and turns toward Democratic partisanship.” Liel Leibovitz will have this op-ed in Tuesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

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“Drive Against Gerrymandering Finds New Life in Ballot Initiatives”: Michael Wines will have this article in Tuesday’s edition of The New York Times.

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“Lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber maps out appeal of death penalty sentence”: Travis Andersen of The Boston Globe has this report.

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“Uncover the Truth About Brett Kavanaugh: President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court was involved in some of the most politically charged moments of our recent history; The Senate should examine his full paper trail thoroughly.” U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has this essay online at The New York Times.

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“After loss at state Supreme Court, Texas keeps fighting to conceal its execution drug supplier; With new execution drugs in stock, the state is fighting a June Texas Supreme Court decision that would identify a 2014 supplier, claiming it would disrupt the state’s ability to carry out the death penalty”: Jolie McCullough of The Texas Tribune has this report.

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“Judge Kavanaugh could give conservatives the vote they need to rein in EPA rules on climate change”: David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

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“Supreme Court pick’s remarks on Nixon case open new front in confirmation fight”: Seung Min Kim and Robert Barnes of The Washington Post have this report.

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In the August 2018 issue of ABA Journal magazine: Mark Walsh will have an article headlined “Number of women arguing before the Supreme Court has fallen off steeply.”

David L. Hudson Jr. will have an article headlined “When do rants exceed First Amendment boundaries and become true threats?

Stephanie Zimmermann will have an article headlined “Split over hair: Proponents of deregulation seek to untangle laws on hair braiding.”

And Julianne Hill will have an article headlined “Youth tackle football faces litigation over head injuries, along with proposals to ban the sport altogether.”

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“NBC/WSJ poll: Support for Roe v. Wade hits new high; A majority of Republicans — 52 percent — say the Supreme Court decision should not be overturned.” Carrie Dann of NBC News has this report.

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“Meet With Kavanaugh? Not Until There’s a Deal on His Documents, Democrats Say.” Sheryl Gay Stolberg of The New York Times has this report.

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“Why Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should appeal to both Democrats and Republicans; Democrats and Republicans alike should welcome Brett Kavanaugh’s focus on the roles of Congress, the public and federal agencies in our democracy”: Attorney Eugene Scalia has this essay online at USA Today.

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“The left slings mud at Kavanaugh but will it stick? Three things fair-minded senators need to consider.” Hans von Spakovsky and Elizabeth Slattery have this essay online at Fox News.

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“Get Ready for A Confirmation Battle More Intense Than Most”: Adam Feldman has this post at his “Empirical SCOTUS” blog.

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“Wavering Rand sets off Supreme Court spectacle: The Kentucky Republican says he’s genuinely undecided on whether to back Brett Kavanaugh; His vote could be decisive.” Burgess Everett of Politico has this report.

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“Jonathan Kobes — Nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit”: Harsh Voruganti has this post at his blog, “The Vetting Room.”

Posted at 11:24 AM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Kennedy’s last task: something familiar.” Lyle Denniston has this post at the “Constitution Daily” blog of the National Constitution Center.

Posted at 11:20 AM by Howard Bashman

“How to Tell Where Brett Kavanaugh Stands on Citizens United”: Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his “Sidebar” column in Tuesday’s edition of The New York Times.

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