How Appealing

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

“Trump’s Case Has Broad Implications for American Democracy; The third indictment of the former president is the first to get to the heart of the matter: Can a sitting leader of the country spread lies to hold onto power even after voters reject him?” Peter Baker of The New York Times has this news analysis.

And online at Slate, law professor Rick Hasen — founder of the “Election Law Blog” — has a Jurisprudence essay titled “U.S. v. Trump Will Be the Most Important Case in Our Nation’s History.”

Posted at 9:42 PM by Howard Bashman

“Our Samuel Alito Scoop Is No Scandal: Ruth Marcus thinks she smells a rat; The truth is that partisanship has dulled her nose for news.” James Taranto will have this op-ed in Wednesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court: Where Everyone Knows Your Name.” Jake Trucott has this post at the “Empirical SCOTUS” blog.

Posted at 3:55 PM by Howard Bashman