How Appealing

Monday, August 20, 2018

“The Supreme Court Isn’t Equipped to Judge Harvard’s Discrimination Lawsuit: Courts have always been bad at statistics, and statistics is getting harder to adjudicate.” Irineo Cabreros has this essay online at Slate.

Posted at 2:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“D.C. Circuit Review — Reviewed: Should There Be A Year Four?” Aaron Nielson has this post at the “Notice & Comment” blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Posted at 2:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Should Jury Convictions Be Unanimous? It’s Complicated. Two states still allow split-verdicts to send people to prison. That may change soon. But maybe it shouldn’t.” Alan Ehrenhalt has this essay online at Governing.

Posted at 2:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Liberals crushed in SCOTUS spending war; Conservatives are vastly outspending liberals and targeting vulnerable senators in the fight to confirm Brett Kavanaugh”: Burgess Everett and Maggie Severns of Politico have this report.

Posted at 2:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“Brett Kavanaugh memo detailed explicit questions for President Clinton”: Michael Kranish of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 2:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Brett Kavanaugh was concerned with his Federalist Society membership in 2001, emails show”: Annie Grayer of CNN has this report.

Posted at 9:36 AM by Howard Bashman

“Brett Kavanaugh, Sportswriter: Could there be clues to the Supreme Court nominee’s views in his college sports reporting?” Zach Helfand has this item in the Talk of the Town section of the August 27, 2018 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 9:27 AM by Howard Bashman

“Silence of the amici: Gay rights supporters are sitting out Title VII briefing at SCOTUS.” Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post.

Posted at 2:45 AM by Howard Bashman