How Appealing

Monday, August 8, 2022

“Lehigh Valley man at center of Supreme Court free speech case is convicted of cyberstalking prosecutor, ex-wife and former girlfriend”: Daniel Patrick Sheehan of The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania has this report.

Posted at 10:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“What happens when the Supreme Court is this unpopular? Historically, the Court has tended to align with popular sentiment. But what happens when US elections do not produce democratic results?” Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 8:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Kansas Abortion Vote Is Why Republicans Need the Supreme Court; Anti-choice lawmakers in Kansas learned the hard way that their policy agenda is far less popular than they imagine”: Rhiannon Hamam has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 1:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“There’s a Lot of Harvard and Yale on the Supreme Court. And That’s OK. Both Republican and Democratic presidents have their reasons for choosing nominees from such a small pool.” Law professor Noah Feldman has this essay online at Bloomberg Opinion.

Posted at 1:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“My family was torn apart before the Indian Child Welfare Act passed. Will SCOTUS upend it?” Terria Smith has this essay online at The Desert Sun of Palm Springs, California.

Posted at 1:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“State Legislatures Are Torching Democracy; Even in moderate places like Ohio, gerrymandering has let unchecked Republicans pass extremist laws that could never make it through Congress”: Jane Mayer has this article in the August 15, 2022 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 11:54 AM by Howard Bashman

“Maps in Four States Were Ruled Illegal Gerrymanders. They’re Being Used Anyway. A Supreme Court shift, frowning on changes close to elections, gives House Republicans a big advantage in November.” Michael Wines of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 11:52 AM by Howard Bashman