How Appealing

Thursday, July 4, 2019

“Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census”: Tara Bahrampour, Josh Dawsey, Matt Zapotosky, and William Wan of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 9:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Court rules Berkeley may require warnings that cell phone use risks radiation exposure”: Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.

Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Berkeley can warn consumers of cellphone radiation, court decides.”

Corinne Reichert of c|net reports that “Court upholds city’s right to warn consumers about phone radiation; Berkeley, California, is allowed to require phone retailers to warn people about radiation risks in carrying phones in pockets and bras.”

And Nicholas Iovino of Courthouse News Service reports that “After High Court Remand, Ninth Circuit Upholds Cellphone Warning Law.”

You can access Tuesday’s ruling of a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit at this link.

Posted at 7:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Notice regarding argument in State of Texas, et al v. USA, et al (No. 19-10011)”: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has posted this lengthy notice on the home page of its website.

Posted at 6:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Why the ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal Could Backfire on Prosecutors: The Supreme Court agreed to hear the defendants’ appeal, suggesting that the justices could wipe away a powerful statute.” Nick Corasaniti has this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 5:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Holding court: The Supreme Court wraps up its term, inching to the right; Justice Kavanaugh was a bit more moderate than court-watchers expected.” Steven Mazie has this article in the July 6, 2019 issue of The Economist.

Posted at 2:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Justice Department’s New Brief in Texas v. United States”: Nick Bagley has this post at the “Take Care” blog.

Posted at 2:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case”: Jeremy W. Peters had this article in Wednesday’s edition of The New York Times.

Online at The New York Times, former Republican National Committee chair Kenneth B. Mehlman has an essay titled “Why Gay Rights Is a Republican Value: Conservatives support freedom, which is why they should oppose job discrimination against L.G.B.T.Q. Americans.”

And online at The Washington Post, Thomas Rost has an essay titled “I did what was best for my business. Will the Supreme Court punish me for it?

Posted at 10:16 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court will likely let the Bridgegate schemers off. That’s a good thing.” Randall D. Eliason has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 10:09 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Founders Who Opposed the Constitution: The Anti-Federalists gave us the Bill of Rights; Judge Andrew Oldham says they can also give us insight on the modern administrative state.” Jason Willick has this new installment of “The Weekend Interview” online at The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 10:05 AM by Howard Bashman