How Appealing

Sunday, October 15, 2023

“Justice Dept. focuses on violence by protesters at abortion clinics; Federal prosecutors have brought more cases against antiabortion protesters amid reports of rising threats”: David Nakamura of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 10:37 PM by Howard Bashman

“Tanya Chutkan, an Unflinching Judge in the Trump Jan. 6 Trial; Judge Chutkan, who grew up in a prominent Jamaican family and has extensive trial experience, has been thrust into the limelight; She shows no sign of being intimidated by it”: Robert Draper of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 9:32 PM by Howard Bashman

“Houston Bankruptcy Judge David Jones Resigns Under Misconduct Investigation; The judge is under investigation by a federal appeals court after The Wall Street Journal reported that he failed to disclose his romantic relationship with a local lawyer whose fees he approved”: Alexander Gladstone of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 7:36 PM by Howard Bashman

“My Hope for Hawaii’s New Supreme Court Justices: Gov. Josh Green will choose two new associate justices from a list of six in coming weeks.” Ben Lowenthal has this essay online at Honolulu Civil Beat.

Posted at 4:38 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Supreme Court dispute over a $15,000 IRS bill may be aimed at a never-enacted tax on billionaires”: Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.

Posted at 4:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“Judicial Notice (10.14.23): May It Please The Court; First-time SCOTUS advocates, an unfortunate judge-clerk romance, Kim Kardashian’s counsel, and other legal news from the week that was.” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site.

Posted at 4:24 PM by Howard Bashman