How Appealing

Saturday, September 1, 2018

“The Supreme Court Confirmation Charade: Republicans have weaponized the judicial nomination process as a purely partisan exercise. Democrats, given the chance, will likely return the favor.” This editorial will appear in Sunday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why a Predictable Supreme Court Fight Is a Sign of a Broken Process”: Carl Hulse will have this new installment of his “On Washington” column in Sunday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 10:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“Issues for Brett Kavanaugh: the president who chose him and the Supreme Court he would change.” Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“D.C. Circuit Review — Reviewed: ‘All-Purpose’ Feeder Judges.” Aaron Nielson has this post at the “Notice & Comment” blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Posted at 9:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“American Bar Association gives Brett Kavanaugh a unanimous ‘well-qualified’ rating”: Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report.

Posted at 1:31 PM by Howard Bashman

“Robert Bork’s Proud Legacy and the Senate’s Shameful One: His defeat taught interest groups to demonize judicial nominees based solely on their worldview.” Mark Pulliam has this essay online at The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 1:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh’s Kozinski Test: The White House has painted Judge Kavanaugh into a very tight corner when it comes to his former mentor; But we deserve to hear how the SCOTUS nominee thinks about issues of harassment and the workplace.” Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

And earlier this week, Ryan J. Foley and Curt Anderson of The Associated Press had a report headlined “Kavanaugh’s ties to disgraced mentor loom over confirmation.”

Posted at 1:11 PM by Howard Bashman