How Appealing

Friday, March 15, 2019

“Race and the death penalty: Supreme Court to hear case of Curtis Flowers, tried six times for quadruple murder.” Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 9:34 PM by Howard Bashman

Seventh Circuit rejects argument that tax code exemption for religious housing violates Establishment Clause: Circuit Judge Michael B. Brennan issued today’s ruling on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel.

In October 2018, Jack Jenkins of Religion News Service reported on the appeal in an article headlined “Legal battle continues over religious leader housing tax break.”

And in response to today’s ruling, Becket issued a news release titled “Court protects ministers from $1B tax lawsuit; Ruling rejects atheist group’s lawsuit, protects longstanding tax exemption for ministers.”

Posted at 3:51 PM by Howard Bashman

“SCOTUS Still Won’t Allow TV Cameras — But What About Same-Day Audio; The Court has released same-day audio of oral arguments before; Why can’t it be a regular practice?” Jonathan H. Adler has this blog post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 2:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Case study on the Ginsburg conspiracy theories in action”: Jon Levitan and Andrew Hamm have this post at “SCOTUSblog.”

Posted at 12:42 PM by Howard Bashman