How Appealing

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

“Trump Asks Appeals Court to Throw Out Election Case Gag Order; The former president’s lawyers claimed he was being muzzled in the midst of a campaign, but their filing exaggerated the constraints put on him by the order”: Alan Feuer of The New York Times has this report.

You can view the Brief for Appellant filed today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at this link.

Posted at 9:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Abortion-Rights Supporters Rack Up Victories, Putting GOP in Bind for 2024; From red Ohio and Kentucky to purple Virginia and Pennsylvania, Tuesday’s results show issue’s continued potency”: Aaron Zitner and Laura Kusisto of The Wall Street Journal have this report.

Posted at 9:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Fifth Circuit panel hears Galveston County’s defense of its new voting map; Black and Hispanic Republicans have recently won elections in Galveston County, which undermines claims its white GOP voters prefer candidates of their own race, a judge noted”: Cameron Langford of Courthouse News Service has this report.

You can access the audio of yesterday’s oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit via this link.

Posted at 8:24 PM by Howard Bashman

“State court dismissed petition seeking to bar Trump from 2024 ballot; Minnesota Supreme Court ruled exceedingly fast after hearing oral arguments Thursday; an appeal is likely”: Rochelle Olson of The Minneapolis Star Tribune has this report on an order that the Supreme Court of Minnesota issued today.

Posted at 5:16 PM by Howard Bashman

“South Carolina justice warns judicial diversity is needed in only state with all-male high court”: James Pollard of The Associated Press has this report.

Posted at 1:09 PM by Howard Bashman

“Ohio Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Brunner sues over partisan label law”: Laura A. Bischoff of The Columbus Dispatch has an article that begins, “Ohio Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Brunner is suing to overturn the new law that requires partisan labels for supreme court and appellate court candidates.”

Posted at 1:06 PM by Howard Bashman

“Mexico Supreme Court justice resigns, but not because of criticism over his Taylor Swift fandom”: The Associated Press has this report.

Posted at 1:04 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court Likely to Avoid ‘Raw Deal’ on Veterans Benefits”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 12:58 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democratic plan to subpoena Supreme Court justices’ allies faces pushback; A new effort to wrest information from conservative allies of Supreme Court justices will probably be blocked by Senate Republicans”: Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post has this report.

Posted at 12:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“Pa. Superior Court election results: Democrats Jill Beck and Timika Lane win open seats.” Katie Meyer of Spotlight PA has this report.

Posted at 12:54 PM by Howard Bashman

“Democrat Timika Lane wins court seat, as Pennsylvania Democrats sweep 4 statewide judicial races”: The Associated Press has this report.

Posted at 10:44 AM by Howard Bashman

“Dan McCaffery’s triumph in the Pa. Supreme Court race extends Democrats’ majority; Abortion rights and election integrity took center stage in the expensive and contentious showdown between the candidates”: Gillian McGoldrick and William Bender of The Philadelphia Inquirer have this report.

The Pennsylvania Department of State’s website also shows election results for vacancies in Pennsylvania’s two intermediate appellate courts, where the Democratic candidates also appear to have won (or be leading).

Posted at 10:00 AM by Howard Bashman