How Appealing

Thursday, January 26, 2023

“As capital gains tax goes to WA Supreme Court, a push to ‘microtarget’ justices”: David Gutman of The Seattle Times has this report.

Posted at 10:07 PM by Howard Bashman

“The ‘Special Treatment’ Supreme Court Justices Got During The Leak Investigation Should Be Investigated, A Group Told Congress; The justices didn’t have to sign affidavits denying the leak, but their staff did; Congress is being urged to investigate why”: David Mack of BuzzFeed News has this report.

And in commentary, online at The Baltimore Sun, Jeffrey Boutwell has an essay titled “When the chief justice himself was the Supreme Court leak.”

Posted at 10:05 PM by Howard Bashman

“After SC Supreme Court ruling, new attempt to ban nearly all abortions advances in Legislature”: Seanna Adcox of The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina has this report.

Posted at 9:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Kavanaugh touts ‘great relations’ among justices on divided Supreme Court; Justice Brett Kavanaugh, a conservative, praised his liberal colleagues during remarks at Notre Dame Law School”: Lawrence Hurley of Reuters has this report.

Ariane de Vogue and Devan Cole of CNN report that “Kavanaugh says he’s ‘optimistic’ about the Supreme Court and trashes US News law school rankings.”

And Denise Wager of Notre Dame Law School reports that “ND Law Review symposium features Q&A with Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.”

Notre Dame Law School has posted on YouTube a video titled “Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh: 2023 Notre Dame Law Review Federal Courts Symposium.”

Posted at 9:00 PM by Howard Bashman

“Proposed Third Circuit Filing Deadline Draws Litigator Dissents”: Lydia Wheeler of Bloomberg Law has this new installment of her “Opening Argument” column in which I and several of my Third Circuit-based appellate colleagues are quoted.

Posted at 4:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“Interview: Josh Gerstein.” Elise Spenner has this post at the “High School SCOTUS” blog. And, yes, Spenner did ask him about the Dobbs opinion leak.

Posted at 3:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Amy Wax files grievance against Penn Carey Law dean in opposition to disciplinary proceedings”: Jared Mitovich of The Daily Pennsylvanian has this report.

Max Annunziata and Nicole Muravsky of The Daily Pennsylvanian have an article headlined “Meet the eight faculty members deciding Amy Wax’s future at Penn.”

Sara Forastieri of The Daily Pennsylvanian has an article headlined “Sanctions, grievances, and hearings: Why Amy Wax cannot be fired easily.”

Last month, Mitovich had an article headlined “Amy Wax’s classes see sharp decline in enrollment as Penn’s investigation nears second year.”

And in commentary, online at The Daily Pennsylvanian, Sam Zou and Andrew Lou have an essay titled “Tenureship is indulging the Amy Waxes of the World; Academia is rewarding knowledge commodification, not contribution.”

Approximately two months ago, Alex Kaschuta interviewed Amy Wax in a YouTube video titled “Truth At Any Cost.”

Posted at 3:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Controversial Speaker Returned To Yale Law — You Won’t Believe What Happened Next; Kristen Waggoner of the conservative Alliance Defending Freedom spoke at YLS on Tuesday; how was she received?” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 2:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Lawsuits filed over U.S. state restrictions on abortion pills”: Jonathan Stempel and Brendan Pierson of Reuters have this report.

Posted at 1:25 PM by Howard Bashman

“Charlie Adelson’s attorneys want Magbanua’s statements private until trial”: Karl Etters of The Tallahassee Democrat recently had this report.

Posted at 1:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Failures from the Court; Conservative legal minds rank the worst twenty Supreme Court decisions of all time”: Matthew J. Franck and Mark David Hall have this post at the “Law & Liberty” blog.

Posted at 8:45 AM by Howard Bashman

“Bipartisan Supreme Court Reform Is Not a Pipe Dream; By backing the implementation of ethics reforms already practiced in the lower courts instead of more radical solutions, liberals can make a case with which conservatives might agree”: Simon Lazarus has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 8:42 AM by Howard Bashman