How Appealing

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

“The Third Circuit is about to be the first federal appellate court flipped by Trump, but that’s not nearly as significant as it sounds”: Matthew Stiegler has this post at his “CA3blog.”

Posted at 10:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Roy Moore supporter takes 5th dozens of times under questioning about alleged bribery attempt”: Shawn Boburg has this article in today’s edition of The Washington Post.

Posted at 10:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“John Esteen, inmate behind landmark La. Supreme Court decision, wins parole from 100-year sentence”: Matt Sledge of The New Orleans Advocate has this report.

Posted at 10:18 PM by Howard Bashman

“Senate Advances Trump Court Pick Who Blamed Women For Date Rape; Neomi Rao, up for a lifetime federal court seat, also has a record of weakening protections for sexual assault survivors”: Jennifer Bendery of HuffPost has this report.

Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Trump’s conservative judges begin takeover of federal appeals courts”: Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.

Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Trump flips 3rd Circuit to majority GOP judges.”

Jonathan Tamari of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that “Christie ally and ‘Bridgegate’ attorney confirmed to Third Circuit over objections.”

And Matthew Daly of The Associated Press reports that “Senate backs Trump court nominee over home-state objections.”

Posted at 10:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“Federal judiciary leaders approve new rules to protect court employees from workplace harassment”: Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 10:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“U.S. Supreme Court still reviewing Indiana’s abortion petition”: Marilyn Odendahl of The Indiana Lawyer has this report.

Posted at 9:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“How many crimes is a mass shooting? Florida Supreme Court will weigh in.” Rafael Olmeda of The South Florida Sun Sentinel has this report.

Posted at 9:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Arizona attorney general takes case against a California tax to U.S. Supreme Court”: Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star has this report.

Posted at 9:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court takes up a gerrymander so egregious even its Republicans may strike it down; We may have finally found the Roberts Court’s limits”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at ThinkProgress.

Posted at 9:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Dunedin thrift shop receives letter from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg”: Carson Chambers of ABC affiliate WFTS-TV in Tampa Bay has a report that begins, “‘The Little Thrift Shop’ in Dunedin received letter from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.”

Posted at 9:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“Reparations, Court-Packing: Once-Fringe Issues Take Hold in Democratic Primary Race.” Sydney Ember and Astead W. Herndon of The New York Times have this report.

Matt Ford of The New Republic has an article headlined “The Weak Case for Packing the Supreme Court: American democracy can’t afford for yet another critical institution to be crippled by partisan warfare.”

And Gillian Brockell of The Washington Post has a “Retropolis” article titled “Dear Democrats: FDR’s court-packing scheme was a ‘humiliating’ defeat; Yet the idea has been revived by some of the liberals seeking the presidency.”

Posted at 9:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“University President Survey Shows Only 37 Percent Are Confident in Harvard’s Admissions Trial Defense”: Shera S. Avi-Yonah of The Harvard Crimson has this report.

Posted at 9:30 PM by Howard Bashman