How Appealing

Monday, September 26, 2022

“Leaker of draft opinion still unknown as Supreme Court readies for new term”: Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report.

Posted at 10:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s Public Legitimacy Crisis Has Arrived; Americans’ antipathy toward the high court is deepening — and for the first time, a slim majority favors expansion”: Matt Ford has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 8:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Rebuffed at U.S. Supreme Court, Delaware judicial protester gets OK for new lawsuit”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post.

Posted at 8:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“The End of Affirmative Action Is the Supreme Court’s Next Big Gift to the Conservative Legal Movement; Right-wing activists have been campaigning for decades to prevent schools from considering students’ race in the admissions process; With this Court, they have their best shot yet at succeeding”: Yvette Borja has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 2:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“The January 6 committee has its sights on Ginni Thomas. She should be worried. The spouse of a sitting supreme court justice allegedly tried to overturn the 2020 election. It’s hard to say which looks worse — the conflicts of interest, or the possibility that she aided a would-be insurrection.” Law professor Kimberly Wehle has this essay online at The Guardian (UK).

Posted at 1:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Will U.S. Supreme Court hear another case from Oklahoma linked to McGirt ruling?” Chris Casteel of The Oklahoman has this report.

Posted at 1:03 PM by Howard Bashman

“NC case at Supreme Court ‘should keep every American up at night,’ ex-AG Eric Holder says”: Will Doran of The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina has this report.

Posted at 12:46 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judges Are Playing ‘Calvinball’ With the Constitution Because They’re Mad Trump Was Banned From Twitter; Conservative Fifth Circuit jurists took a sledgehammer to the First Amendment — using incoherent logic, incorrect law-reading, and fake history”: Mike Masnick has this essay online at The Daily Beast.

Posted at 11:28 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s new term could be even more consequential than its last one; The Republican justices who overruled Roe v. Wade are only getting started”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 11:15 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Is About to Display Its Power Imbalance Again; The justices begin a new term on Oct. 3, and cases involving the Clean Water Act, LGBTQ protections, voting rights, and affirmative action could be as controversial as the last round”: Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News has this report.

Posted at 11:09 AM by Howard Bashman

“Top State Judges Make a Rare Plea in a Momentous Supreme Court Election Case; In a surprising filing, state chief justices opposed an argument pressed by Republicans — that state legislatures may set federal election rules unconstrained by state constitutions”: Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his “Sidebar” column in Tuesday’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 8:32 AM by Howard Bashman