How Appealing

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

“A revamped Florida Supreme Court says no to Miami Beach’s own minimum wage law”: Dara Kam of News Service of Florida has an article that begins, “In the first major demonstration of an ideological shift on the revamped Florida Supreme Court, justices Tuesday refused to consider an appeal in a Miami Beach minimum-wage lawsuit that a former liberal-leaning majority of the court had scheduled to hear next month.”

Posted at 9:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Lies That Will Kill Roe: Conservative activists and judges have pushed falsehoods for decades to fight abortion; This Supreme Court will embrace them.” Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Posted at 8:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh’s D.C. Circuit replacement quizzed on sexual assault, feminism”: Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report. For the record, however, at least during the portions of the hearing that I heard, no one asked her if she likes baseball, or beer.

Posted at 5:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump’s DC Circuit Nominee Neomi Rao Distanced Herself From Some Of Her Inflammatory College Writings”: Zoe Tillman of BuzzFeed News has this report.

Posted at 5:01 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Trump Supreme Court Contingency Plan: All presidents have a list of possible nominees; Here are the seven top contenders on the current one.” Ramesh Ponnuru has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 1:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“The president speaks. Congress cheers and jeers. For Supreme Court justices, it’s a ‘childish spectacle.'” Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

Posted at 1:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Tim Scott, GOP’s Only Black Senator, Tells Why He Speaks Out on Race: South Carolinian moved by criminal-justice disparities; ‘Racial issues don’t know parties.'” Joshua Jamerson of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 1:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s ‘alternative facts’ about drug-sniffing dogs”: Radley Balko has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 8:54 AM by Howard Bashman

“Neomi Rao Under Fire: Senate Democrats and progressive groups launch unfounded attacks against a judicial nominee.” Jonathan H. Adler has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 8:35 AM by Howard Bashman

“Neomi Rao’s Service as the Nation’s Regulatory Czar Makes Her Uniquely Qualified to Serve on the D.C. Circuit”: Chris Walker has this post at the “Notice & Comment” blog of the Yale Journal on Regulation.

Posted at 8:26 AM by Howard Bashman