How Appealing

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

“The Supreme Court’s History of Protecting the Powerful: Laurence Tribe discusses the leaked Alito draft, the inherent politics of the judicial branch, and how to behave on Twitter.” Isaac Chotiner has this Q&A online at The New Yorker.

Posted at 7:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Conversation with Chief Judge Sutton”: You can access the new episode of the “Advisory Opinions” podcast, featuring David French and Sarah Isgur, via this link.

Posted at 5:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judge stops enforcement of Michigan’s abortion ban if Roe overturned; Nessel won’t appeal”: Beth LeBlanc of The Detroit News has this report.

Posted at 5:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“Jackson’s first Supreme Court clerks include judiciary workplace reform advocate”: Nate Raymond of Reuters has this report.

Posted at 5:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Motives, codewords, wiretaps and persistence: Backstory of Charlie Adelson’s arrest.” Peter Schorsch of Florida Politics has this report.

Posted at 4:51 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Antiscience Supreme Court Is Hurting the Health of Americans; Justice Alito’s leaked opinion signaling an end to Roe is the latest in a broad trend of rejecting science and expertise”: Law professor Wendy E. Parmet has this essay online at Scientific American.

Posted at 2:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Indian Commerce Clause: The Natelson/Ablavsky Debate.” Will Baude has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy.”

Posted at 2:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Hill Dems back-burner Ginni Thomas even as Supreme Court grabs national attention; Justice Clarence Thomas’ wife pushed false election subversion claims — and played a key role in anti-abortion messaging; But she’s not top of mind lately”: Nicholas Wu and Kyle Cheney of Politico have this report.

Posted at 2:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“What abortion rights advocates are planning if Roe falls; Attorneys and advocates are exploring options beyond lawsuits, including using strategies once relied on by their foes”: Alice Miranda Ollstein and Laura Barrón-López of Politico have this report.

Posted at 2:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Clerk Hiring Watch: The Jackson Four; Here’s the first class of clerks to the soon-to-be Justice Jackson — and other SCOTUS clerk updates.” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 11:42 AM by Howard Bashman

“The problem in this case can be boiled down to the fact that the District Court dismissed a removed case rather than remanding it back to state court when it did not have subject matter jurisdiction because the plaintiffs lacked standing.” So ruled the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit yesterday in a suit challenging Pensacola’s decision to remove a Confederate cenotaph (a monument standing 50 feet tall) from one of the city’s parks.

Posted at 10:40 AM by Howard Bashman

“Why Do the Supreme Court Leak and Protests Matter? It’s part of a larger crisis of perceived legitimacy.” Patterico has this post at his “The Constitutional Vanguard” Substack site.

Posted at 10:14 AM by Howard Bashman

“Dan Markel murder trial: Jury Selection Day 2.” The Tallahassee Democrat is live-streaming on YouTube via this link today’s courtroom proceedings in the retrial of Katherine Magbanua.

Posted at 10:02 AM by Howard Bashman