How Appealing

Friday, May 10, 2019

“William Barr is Trump’s Roy Cohn, But Are Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh His Warren Burger, Harry Blackmun, and Lewis Powell?” Michael C. Dorf has this post at his blog, “Dorf on Law.”

Posted at 9:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Retired Supreme Court Justice: Trump ‘exercising powers that do not really belong to him.'” Caroline Kelly of CNN has this report.

Posted at 8:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“Indiana Law Prof Ian Samuel Resigns After Misconduct Probe; ‘I lost — through my own grievous fault — the straightforward path, my sense of right and wrong. It behooves me now to take another road,’ the former Supreme Court clerk said in a letter posted Friday.” Tony Mauro of the National Law Journal has this report.

Posted at 8:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ex-‘First Mondays’ Host Ian Samuel Resigns from Law School”: Melissa Heelan Stanzione of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 5:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Watching for the Supreme Court to set the terms for the eventual Roe v. Wade showdown”: Joan Biskupic of CNN has this report.

Posted at 3:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why the Golden State Killer May Keep California’s Death Penalty Alive”: Tim Arango has this article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 1:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“Reflections Of An Editor Emeritus: Above The Law, 2006-2019; As I hang up my keyboard as an active ATL editor, I reflect upon the site and its evolution over time.” David Lat recently had this post at “Above the Law.”

Posted at 1:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Document: Petition for En Banc Rehearing in McKeever v. Barr.” Mikhaila Fogel has this post at the “Lawfare” blog.

Posted at 11:48 AM by Howard Bashman

“John Paul Stevens Worries About the Court: A retired Supreme Court justice wants his former colleagues to adhere to precedent and the president to comply with subpoenas.” Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 11:44 AM by Howard Bashman

“Jessica Wagner ’15 Will Clerk for Supreme Court Justice Alito”: Eric Williamson of the University of Virginia School of Law has this report.

Posted at 10:35 AM by Howard Bashman

“Justice John Paul Stevens Talks History, His New Book, And Pingpong”: Nina Totenberg had this audio segment on today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Morning Edition.” NPR’s web page for the segment also contains a link to this YouTube video of the retired Justice playing ping-pong.

Posted at 8:45 AM by Howard Bashman

“Federal judges have a way to make investigations disappear”: Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has a report that begins, “The fastest way for federal judges facing investigation by their peers to make an inquiry go away is to utter two words: ‘I quit.'”

Posted at 8:40 AM by Howard Bashman