How Appealing

Sunday, September 2, 2018

On this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered”: Carrie Johnson had an audio segment titled “Trump’s Judicial Confirmations: Mostly Young, White And Male.” Earlier this week, Anna Salvatore had this interview of Carrie Johnson at the “High School SCOTUS” blog.

And Michel Martin interviewed David A. Kaplan about his new book, “The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside the Supreme Court’s Assault on the Constitution,” in an audio segment titled “New Book Warns Of The Supreme Court’s Power.”

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“Trump’s Supreme Court pick signals skepticism over GOP’s latest bid to repeal Obamacare”: Jennifer Haberkorn, now of The Los Angeles Times, has this report.

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“Let’s let Thurgood Marshall explain what’s wrong with Brett Kavanaugh’s originalism”: Michael Long has this essay online at The Los Angeles Times.

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“A Coveted Lawyer’s Juggling Act May Be Good, and Bad, for Trump”: Michael D. Shear and Michael S. Schmidt of The New York Times have this report.

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“The Original Originalist: Thirty years after Robert Bork was denied a seat on the Supreme Court, his formidable legacy lives on.” Mark Pulliam has this article in the Summer 2018 issue of City Journal magazine.

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“These lawsuits could change healthcare nationwide if they make it to the Supreme Court”: Noam N. Levey of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

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“The Political Solicitor General: The ‘Tenth Justice’ and the polarization of the Supreme Court.” Lincoln Caplan has this article in the September-October 2018 issue of Harvard Magazine.

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“The Slants Know What it Takes to Win a Supreme Court Case; The Slants speak with Reason a year after winning the right to use their own name”: Zuri Davis has this post at Reason’s “Hit & Run” blog.

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“White House Cites Executive Privilege to Withhold 100,000 Pages of Kavanaugh Records”: Sheryl Gay Stolberg has this article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

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