How Appealing

Friday, June 3, 2022

“Supreme Court abortion decision faces churn of draft opinions, dissents; A closer look at how justices deliberate on and craft major rulings”: Devin Dwyer of ABC News has this report.

Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Sotomayor’s Bobblehead, Easy as Apple Pie; For the first time in five years, the Green Bag has issued a new bobblehead of a sitting Supreme Court justice, this time Sonia Sotomayor, complete with a baseball mitt and a slice of apple pie”: Tony Mauro has this post at his “The Marble Palace Blog.”

Posted at 3:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court is about to rule on another scary voting rights case; A silly case about a minor paperwork error could snowball into a serious threat to the right to vote”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 2:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court’s Leak Investigation Is Self-Destructive; The person who leaked a draft ruling overturning Roe v. Wade could stop the acrimony and finger-pointing from getting worse by coming forward”: Law professor Stephen L. Carter has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 2:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Warning signs cloud tech industry’s Supreme Court victory; The 5-4 decision blocking Texas’ social media law was closer than expected, and Justice Samuel Alito’s dissent suggests conservative judges may be shifting on the free speech rights of tech platforms”: Brendan Bordelon of Politico has this report.

Posted at 1:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Is Building Its Own Surveillance State; Searching clerks’ phones to find out who leaked the Dobbs opinion sets a dangerous precedent of exploiting digital rights”: Albert Fox Cahn has this essay online at Wired.

Posted at 1:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Federal judges resist ‘mandatory’ training on workplace disputes; Internal email shows two senior judges did not plan to attend session about resolving employee claims of misconduct”: Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 1:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Betrayal: The SCOTUS Leak Investigation Ramps Up; Here’s my advice to Supreme Court clerks who have been asked for phone records and affidavits.” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 12:57 PM by Howard Bashman