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Sunday, August 26, 2018

“How Ronald Reagan Turned the Supreme Court Into a Political Grenade: The 40th president of the United States laid the groundwork for blocking Merrick Garland, and getting Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.” You can access this new installment of Slate’s Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, via this link.

Posted at 8:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“Americans’ Privacy at Stake as Second Circuit Hears Hasbajrami FISA Case”: Elizabeth Goitein has this post at “Just Security.”

Posted at 7:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Clement criticized for redistricting decision, still earns Supreme Court nomination”: Lauren Gibbons of mLive has an article that begins, “Supreme Court Justices Beth Clement and Kurtis Wilder were formally nominated by the Michigan Republican Party to run for reelection, despite organized opposition to Clement’s record on the state’s highest court.”

Posted at 12:15 PM by Howard Bashman