How Appealing

Sunday, October 2, 2022

“At St. Matthew’s 70th Red Mass, a celebration of God and good work”: Michael Laris of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 9:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Thomas goes toe-to-toe with the legal ‘chimpanzee'”: Alex Swoyer and Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times have this report.

Posted at 8:53 PM by Howard Bashman

“America Has a Ginni Thomas Problem”: Online at The New York Times, columnist Charles M. Blow has an essay that begins, “Clarence and Virginia (Ginni) Thomas don’t discuss their dueling efforts to destroy our democracy when they come home from a day of wreaking havoc.”

Posted at 8:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“A partisan Supreme Court is 2022’s other incumbent”: Columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 3:52 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Term Opens With New Justice and Weighty Cases; Election law, affirmative action and how gay rights and religious rights coexist are on the docket after court’s historic last session”: Jess Bravin and Jan Wolfe of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

Posted at 3:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alabama’s high-stakes Supreme Court fight over racial gerrymandering, explained; Merrill v. Milligan could eliminate one of the few remaining nationwide safeguards against rigged legislative maps”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 3:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s Big New Term; There is a feeling with this Court that the conservative Justices could make a landmark ruling out of almost any case”: Amy Davidson Sorkin will have this Comment in the October 10, 2022 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 3:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Weighty U.S. Supreme Court term dawns with environmental and race cases”: Andrew Chung and Nate Raymond of Reuters have this report.

Posted at 3:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“A shaken Supreme Court returns to chambers; Can a court riven by ideological divisions, security threats and a leak probe ever get back to normal?” Josh Gerstein of Politico has this report.

Posted at 3:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“As New Term Starts, Supreme Court Is Poised to Resume Rightward Push; The justices return to the bench on Monday to start a term that will include major cases on affirmative action, voting and discrimination against gay couples; Several will take on questions about race”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 12:22 PM by Howard Bashman

“They’re Back: Ultraconservative Supreme Court Justices Hearing Cases Again This Week; The court’s conservative supermajority returns on Oct. 3 with affirmative action and voting rights squarely in its sights.” Paul Blumenthal of HuffPost has this report.

Posted at 10:44 AM by Howard Bashman

“Republicans abandon Obamacare repeal; On Capitol Hill and the 2022 campaign trail, the party’s appetite for undoing former President Obama’s signature law has faded, lawmakers and candidates say”: Sahil Kapur of NBC News has this report.

Posted at 10:42 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court’s Business Docket: Upcoming Supreme Court cases could have big implications for businesses.” Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 10:40 AM by Howard Bashman

“Is Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch a Conservative — or a Wild Card? Nearly five years into his tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court, Colorado’s Neil Gorsuch has established himself as a modern textualist in the mode of Antonin Scalia. He’s also become something of a conservative wild card. Will that unpredictability extend to gay rights?” Spencer Campbell has this article in the October 2022 issue of 5280 magazine.

Posted at 10:37 AM by Howard Bashman

“Can Indian Country withstand the new Supreme Court? The High Court is set to hear a case that will affect thousands of Native kids. Is it qualified to judge?” Nick Martin has this essay online at High Country News.

Posted at 10:33 AM by Howard Bashman

“Dead Man Living: What happened when Alabama tried and failed to kill Alan Eugene Miller.” Elizabeth Bruenig has this article online at The Atlantic.

Posted at 10:30 AM by Howard Bashman

“Judicial Notice (10.01.22): Ho No He Didn’t! Pundits react to Judge Jim Ho’s Yale Law boycott, Latham raids yet another rival, and other legal news from the week that was.” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 10:26 AM by Howard Bashman

“Will the Call for a Yale Boycott Be a Wake Up Call for the Woke? Don’t Bet on it.” Jonathan Turley has this post at his blog.

Posted at 10:24 AM by Howard Bashman