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Friday, August 17, 2018

“Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas was not just a legal giant, but also a powerful environmentalist; He marched. He argued. He dissented. In 1958, the activist advocate hiked 22 miles on the Olympic Peninsula to protect a beach he loved.” Ninth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown will have this article in this upcoming Sunday’s issue of the Pacific NW Magazine of The Seattle Times.

According to the bio that accompanies the article, “Judge McKeown is writing a book about Justice Douglas’ environmental legacy.” You can learn more about the book at this link.

Posted at 3:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Schumer to Meet With Kavanaugh — but says Democrats Are Ready to Sue for More Records; Senate minority leader plans to ask Supreme Court nominee about documents from his time as White House staff secretary”: Natalie Andrews has this article in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 3:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Despite my court win, Colorado Civil Rights Commission is coming after me again”: Jack Phillips has this essay online at USA Today.

Posted at 3:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judge Richard Sullivan — Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit”: Harsh Voruganti has this post at his blog, “The Vetting Room.”

Posted at 2:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Are We Now Electing Supreme Court Justices? Sure seems like it, from watching the TV ads for and against Brett Kavanaugh.” Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 2:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“Dems threaten to sue over release of Kavanaugh documents; Schumer also said he plans to meet Brett Kavanaugh next week”: Burgess Everett of Politico has this report.

Posted at 12:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“US Supreme Court to weigh whether to take up Mass. suit against Bill Cosby”: Travis Andersen of The Boston Globe has this report.

Posted at 6:46 AM by Howard Bashman

“Habitat forming: The Supreme Court hears a case pitting frogs against loggers; The judgement will be another indication of the court’s view on judicial deference to federal agencies.” Steven Mazie has this post at the “Democracy in America” blog of The Economist.

Posted at 2:33 AM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals Judge Brian Hagedorn jumps into Wisconsin Supreme Court race”: Molly Beck of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this report.

Posted at 2:32 AM by Howard Bashman