How Appealing

Sunday, July 3, 2022

“Fall of Roe could bring ‘catastrophic consequences’ to maternal, fetal health; Doctors in Boston brace for an influx of patients with complex pregnancies, deliveries”: Jessica Bartlett and Felice J. Freyer of The Boston Globe have this report.

Posted at 8:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“How the Founders Intended to Check the Supreme Court’s Power: The president and Congress can check SCOTUS’ power when they believe the justices have exceeded their mandate; This might be the best way to save the court from itself.” Joshua Zeitz has this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 4:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“Did the Supreme Court Open the Door to Reviving One of Its Worst Decisions? Lochner v. New York, a 1905 decision on labor law, is imprinted on today’s law students as an example of bad jurisprudence. But those old days could be returning.” Columnist James B. Stewart has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 4:11 PM by Howard Bashman

“Gridlock in Congress Has Amplified the Power of the Supreme Court; What was once a dialogue between the branches has become almost entirely one-sided, with the justices accumulating clout at lawmakers’ expense”: Adam Liptak has this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 4:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Have Asserted Their Power: But what if their big and fast moves, eviscerating some constitutional rights and inflating others, are bound for collision?” Law professor Jeannie Suk Gersen will have this Comment in the July 11, 2022 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 4:03 PM by Howard Bashman

Roe Is the New Prohibition; The pro-life movement needs to know that such culture wars result not in outright victory for one side but in reaction and compromise”: David Frum has this essay online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 3:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judicial Notice (07.02.22): Might Makes Right? SCOTUS lurches right, Biglaw goes west, and other legal news from the week that was.” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 3:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“I Guess Roe Wasn’t ‘Settled Law’ After All; Did the conservative justices lie about how they felt about Roe v. Wade during their confirmation hearings, or did the senators just foolishly trust what they heard?” Matt Ford has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 3:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Long Path to Reclaim Abortion Rights; The Supreme Court decision to reverse Roe, far from settling the matter, instead has launched court and political battles across the states likely to go on for years”: Kate Zernike of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 3:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“What Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Can Do on a Radical-Right Court: Can the liberal Justices hold the conservatives back — by appealing to shame or the Constitution — as the consequences of the majority’s recklessness become even more dangerous for American democracy?” Amy Davidson Sorkin has this Daily Comment online at The New Yorker.

Posted at 10:18 AM by Howard Bashman

“Biden’s Possible Pick of Anti-Abortion Judge Outrages Left”: Madison Alder and Erik Wasson of Bloomberg Law have this report.

Posted at 10:12 AM by Howard Bashman