How Appealing

Thursday, September 1, 2022

“Stephen Glasser, co-founder of the Legal Times newspaper, dies at 79; He and his wife started the Washington-based weekly in 1978; The newspaper was among the first to focus on lawyers and the legal profession, and helped spark a bevy of imitators”: Harrison Smith of The Washington Post has written this obituary.

Posted at 10:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ginni Thomas pressed Wisconsin lawmakers to overturn Biden’s 2020 victory; The conservative activist and wife of the Supreme Court justice emailed lawmakers in two states in the weeks after the election”: Emma Brown of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 9:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“‘It’s horrific’: Mother of son struck down in murder-for-hire plot speaks of anguish; After Danny Markel divorced his wife, Wendi Adelson, police say her brother, Charlie, hired people to kill Markel.” Jeremy Grimaldi of The Vaughan Citizen of Newmarket, Ontario, Canada has this report.

Posted at 3:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Brief Guide to Legal Corpus Linguistics, the Unholy Fusion of Big Data and Originalism; For linguists, corpus linguistics is a vital academic research tool; For conservative judges, it is another method of reverse-engineering their preferred result”: James LaRock and Jacob Hammond have this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 3:30 PM by Howard Bashman