How Appealing

Monday, July 24, 2023

“37. The Mountain Valley Pipeline and United States v. Klein: With the notoriously vague 1872 ruling at the heart of the current dispute over the Mountain Valley Pipeline, a look at why the ‘rule’ of Klein is so elusive — but also so important.” Steve Vladeck has this post at his “One First” Substack site.

Posted at 10:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democrats eye Wisconsin high court’s new liberal majority to win abortion and redistricting rulings”: Scott Bauer of The Associated Press has this report.

Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman

“Clarence Thomas’s Cherry-Picked Originalism on Affirmative Action; The ahistorical dishonesty of the Supreme Court justice’s concurrence in the Harvard and UNC cases exposes the originalism fraud”: Law professor Stephen Siegel has this essay online at The New Republic.

Posted at 10:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Latest Smear of Clarence Thomas: His Friends Defend Him; The latest left-wing attack on the justice is that those who know him dare to rebut vicious attacks on him.” Mark Paoletta has this essay online at National Review.

Posted at 9:45 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Justice Power Index at the End of the 2022 Term”: Adam Feldman has this post at his “Empirical SCOTUS” blog.

Posted at 9:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“How Republicans flipped America’s state supreme courts: State supreme courts were once dominated by Democrats; A concerted effort by right-wing groups has changed that — with massive implications for abortion, LGBTQ+ rights and elections.” Aaron Mendelson of the Center for Public Integrity has this report.

Posted at 8:17 PM by Howard Bashman

“Gen Z Roiled by Supreme Court Rulings on Student Loans, Abortion”: Tiana Headley and Olivia Cohen of Bloomberg Law have this report.

Posted at 8:01 PM by Howard Bashman

“Biden lawyer who defended affirmative action grapples with diversity in her own office”: Tobi Raji and Theodoric Meyer of The Washington Post have this report.

Posted at 7:56 PM by Howard Bashman