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Friday, August 3, 2018

“Trump Administration Tells Supreme Court to Wipe Out Decision Upholding Net Neutrality; Justice Department lawyers argue that the repeal of net neutrality rules renders the old dispute moot”: Eriq Gardner has this post at the “THR, Esq.” blog of The Hollywood Reporter.

Posted at 10:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“After leaving amid scandal, former Nebraska Supreme Court judge now working on Sarpy taxpayers’ dime”: Todd Cooper of The Omaha World-Herald has an article that begins, “The former Nebraska Supreme Court judge who resigned after a career dotted with sexual comments has a new gig — and will receive taxpayer money for it.”

Posted at 10:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“California Supreme Court: One justice short, and Gov. Brown won’t say why.” Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has an article that begins, “The California Supreme Court has been without a seventh justice for more than 11 months, the longest vacancy in its history. Only Gov. Jerry Brown knows why, and he’s not saying.”

Posted at 10:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“With scant record, Supreme Court nominee elusive on abortion”: Denise Lavoie and Michael Tarm of The Associated Press have this report.

Posted at 10:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“This year’s Supreme Court blockbusters were politically charged: ‘We’re in a more partisan time.'” Kevin Davis of ABA Journal has this post.

Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Newport group enters fray over cross-shaped war memorial”: Hillary Davis of The Los Angeles Times has an article that begins, “Newport Beach’s American Legion post is supporting the national American Legion in a U.S. Supreme Court fight over the constitutionality of a publicly maintained cross-shaped World War I memorial in Maryland.”

Posted at 10:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Don’t sacrifice Democrats’ Senate seats in a futile fight against Kavanaugh confirmation; Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court is nearly inevitable; Vulnerable Democratic senators shouldn’t sacrifice their seats to oppose him”: Ross K. Baker has this essay online at USA Today.

Posted at 1:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Brazil’s Supreme Court Considers Decriminalizing Abortion”: Manuela Andreoni and Ernesto Londoño of The New York Times have this report.

Posted at 1:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Confirmation Fight Still Matters, 25 Years Later”: Abigail Simon of Time magazine has this report.

Posted at 1:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh is more than qualified. The documents won’t prove otherwise.” Columnist Michael Gerson has this op-ed in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 11:28 AM by Howard Bashman

“After investigating Clinton White House and Vincent Foster’s death, Brett Kavanaugh had a change of heart”: Robert O’Harrow Jr. and Michael Kranish have this front page article in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 9:02 AM by Howard Bashman

“Inside Kavanaugh’s charm offensive, talk of independence and legal precedent”: Seung Min Kim has this article in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 8:57 AM by Howard Bashman