How Appealing

Friday, August 5, 2022

“Getting Originalism Wrong; The great success of originalism is that it offers an external constraint on judges that is more objective than any contemporary vision of justice”: GianCarlo Canaparo and Thomas Jipping have this post at the “Law & Liberty” blog.

Posted at 8:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“An Unearthed Cache of Letters From a SCOTUS Secretary Reveals How Unliked Some Justices Were; In letters recently uncovered, a former secretary for SCOTUS justices in the 1930’s wrote about life at the court and her least favorite justices”: Tony Mauro of The National Law Journal has this post at his “The Marble Palace Blog.”

Posted at 3:55 PM by Howard Bashman

“Dahlia Lithwick on the Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Crisis”: You can access the new episode of “The Gallup Podcast” with Mohamed Younis via this link.

Posted at 1:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“The fine print: Why implementing a Supreme Court ruling can sometimes take longer than you think; Usually the arcane process that unfolds after a Supreme Court opinion is handed down doesn’t matter to most Americans; Occasionally it has real world impacts.” John Fritze of USA Today has this report.

Posted at 1:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“After Supreme Court decision, a once-denied Christian flag is raised at Boston City Hall”: Danny McDonald of The Boston Globe has this report.

Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Have the Last Laugh on Samuel Alito; The Dobbs decision is clearing the political ground for a resolution in favor of abortion rights”: John F. Harris has this essay online at Politico Magazine.

Posted at 12:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“As SCOTUS Mulled Bruen, the NRA Lobbied in the Shadows; A quarter of the briefs filed in support of the NRA came from organizations and individuals who have been paid by the gun group; Only one disclosed the connection”: Will Van Sant has this report online at The Trace.

Posted at 12:44 PM by Howard Bashman