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Friday, August 10, 2018

“D.C. Circuit Review — Reviewed: ‘The Administrative State.'” Aaron Nielson has this post at the “Notice & Comment” blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Posted at 10:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Farrell sworn in to WV Supreme Court; justices dissent appointment to impeachment”: Lacie Pierson of The Charleston (W. Va.) Gazette-Mail has an article that begins, “Cabell Circuit Judge Paul Farrell on Friday took the oath of office to uphold the laws of West Virginia less than 24 hours after West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman appointed him to serve on the court during the suspension of Justice Allen Loughry. Farrell, who has served seven years on the bench in Cabell County, also will preside over an impeachment trial in the Senate, if articles of impeachment against the court’s four sitting justices proceed to that point.”

Posted at 9:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democrats all but acknowledge Kavanaugh is headed toward confirmation to Supreme Court”: Sean Sullivan of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 8:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing set to start Sept. 4”: Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

Posted at 4:43 PM by Howard Bashman

“UChicago Law Prof Says Sotomayor Got on Court Because She’s Latina, Wipes Twitter”: The Chicago Maroon, the student newspaper of the University of Chicago, has this report.

Posted at 11:48 AM by Howard Bashman

“The making of a judicial phenomenon: Ruth Bader Ginsburg marks 25 years on the bench”: Joan Biskupic of CNN has this report.

Posted at 8:47 AM by Howard Bashman

“Mazie Hirono Is Pressing Trump’s Nominees On Sexual Harassment. Brett Kavanaugh Is Next. ‘It’s a legitimate area of inquiry,’ said the Democratic senator with a key role in the Supreme Court confirmation process.” Jennifer Bendery of HuffPost has this report.

Posted at 8:38 AM by Howard Bashman

“Why You Shouldn’t Care Whether Kavanaugh Is an ‘Originalist’: There are far more important criteria for determining what makes a good judge; Here’s what you should care about instead.” Law professor Aziz Huq has this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 8:35 AM by Howard Bashman

“At Bush White House, Kavanaugh Offered Help on Terrorism Prisoners, Email Shows”: Charlie Savage and Michael D. Shear have this article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that “New Kavanaugh documents prompt partisan debate over vetting.”

Joan Biskupic of CNN reports that “Newly released documents illuminate little from Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.”

And Eliana Johnson of Politico reports that “Email exposes Kavanaugh to questions about role in terrorism response; Democrats are likely to question Supreme Court nominee’s involvement in legal case for torture and whether he misled Congress.”

Posted at 8:25 AM by Howard Bashman