How Appealing

Monday, August 27, 2018

“Appeals court sides with death row inmate Ernest Lee Johnson”: Pat Pratt of The Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune has an article that begins, “A Columbia man convicted of murdering three people with a claw hammer will get another chance to argue he should not be executed by lethal injection because his medical condition makes the punishment unconstitutionally cruel.”

You can access today’s ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 10:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judge Brett Kavanaugh — First Amendment Rulings”: Harsh Voruganti has this post at his blog, “The Vetting Room.”

Posted at 7:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court ruling could upend thousands of deportation cases, sowing chaos in court”: Daniel González of The Arizona Republic has this report.

Posted at 1:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Some Reluctant Skepticism About the New Law Clerk Hiring Plan: An important post by Professor Aaron Nielson asks whether the new law clerk hiring plan is broken, and worse than no plan at all.” Will Baude has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 11:00 AM by Howard Bashman