How Appealing

Monday, July 10, 2023

“Justice Dept. asks 5th Circuit to delay judge’s social media order; The filing came hours after U.S. District Judge Terry A. Doughty rejected a request to stay his ruling from last week”: Cat Zakrzewski and Tim Starks of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 10:28 PM by Howard Bashman

“SCOTUS Is Really Considering if Domestic Abusers Should Be Allowed Guns; There is a clear pattern between abuse and broader violence that has been limited by this very simple rule that is now up for debate”: Abigail R. Esman has this Jurisprudence essay online at Slate.

Posted at 9:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“Affirmative action, student debt: How John Roberts put his stamp on the Supreme Court term; The Supreme Court term that ended in June led to fewer ideological splits than in the past and put Chief Justice Roberts firmly in command of the most significant decisions.” John Fritze of USA Today has this report.

Posted at 9:14 PM by Howard Bashman

“A monumental LGBTQ rights case is barreling toward the Supreme Court; A new federal appeals court decision is a terrible blow to trans rights, and a potential earthquake in the fight for LGBTQ equality”: Ian Millhiser has this essay online at Vox.

Posted at 9:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Baton Passing Brings New Chief Judge to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals”: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today issued a news release that begins, “On July 9, 2023, the Honorable Albert Diaz became the eleventh chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, a position created by Congress in 1948. Chief Judge Diaz is the first Hispanic judge to serve the Fourth Circuit as chief.”

Posted at 11:53 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Worst Trump Judge in America is Justin R. Walker; The judge who appeared on Fox and other outlets over 160 times”: James LaRock has this post at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman

“35. The Unnecessary Cruelty of Jones v. Hendrix: A 6-3 majority says there’s ‘nothing incongruous’ about a ruling that will leave thousands of federal prisoners with no remedy for challenging convictions or sentences that have become unlawful.” Steve Vladeck has this post at his “One First” Substack site.

Posted at 10:40 AM by Howard Bashman