How Appealing

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

“Lest Ye Be Judged: Review of ‘Clarence Thomas and the Lost Constitution’ By Myron Magnet.” Adam White has this book review in the July/August 2019 issue of Commentary magazine.

Posted at 10:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Liberty and Polarization in Yesterday’s SCOTUS Opinions”: Michael C. Dorf has this post at his blog, “Dorf on Law.”

Posted at 10:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling could favor doctors in defamation suit against Excela Health”: Rich Cholodofsky of The Tribune-Review of Greensburg, Pennsylvania has an article that begins, “Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a lawyer for Excela Health waived attorney-client privilege when he turned over a confidential document to a private media relations firm hired to oversee publicity related to allegations that patients were subjected to unnecessary cardiac procedures.”

Today’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania consists of a majority opinion and two concurring opinions (here and here).

Posted at 9:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ruth Bader Ginsburg, justices and governors pay tribute to Shirley Abrahamson”: Molly Beck of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this report.

Posted at 8:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“Yes, the public’s perception of the Supreme Court matters”: Leah Litman, Joshua Matz, and Steve Vladeck have this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 6:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court May Erode Decades of Wins for LGBT Worker Rights; In a trio of cases this coming term, the justices will hear arguments on whether it’s legal for bosses to discriminate against LGBT employees”: Josh Eidelson of Bloomberg Businessweek has this report.

Posted at 1:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Thomas just admitted he wants to burn down the very idea that courts should obey precedent; Arson, but for the rule of law”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at ThinkProgress.

For another perspective on this subject, see here and here.

Posted at 1:45 PM by Howard Bashman