How Appealing

Monday, June 5, 2023

“With an ode to the First Amendment, a judge rebuffs the war on woke”: Columnist Jennifer Rubin has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 1:26 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court Is Corrupt Because It’s Conservative. It isn’t a coincidence. The court is corrupt, both judicially and ethically, because of the extreme ideology six of its justices serve.” Michael Tomasky has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 1:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“Colleagues want a 95-year-old judge to retire. She’s suing them instead. Fellow judges have accused Pauline Newman of misconduct, saying she can no longer do her job even if she’s appointed for life. The country’s oldest active federal judge won’t go.” Rachel Weiner of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 1:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“How a Fringe Legal Theory Became a Threat to Democracy: Lawyers tried to use the independent-state-legislature theory to sway the outcomes of the 2000 and 2020 elections; What if it were to become the law of the land?” Andrew Marantz has this Letter from North Carolina article in the June 12, 2023 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 9:37 AM by Howard Bashman