How Appealing

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

“Convictions of Biden’s Son and Trump Put the Justice System on Trial; But despite the partisan roar, two juries appeared to seriously weigh the evidence and deliver verdicts; The system seemed to work as it is supposed to”: Charlie Savage of The New York Times has this news analysis.

Posted at 8:56 PM by Howard Bashman

“The Secret Supreme Court Tapes: A political activist infiltrated a gala to try provoking Justice Alito and his wife.” This editorial will appear in Wednesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 8:48 PM by Howard Bashman

“Secret recording puts spotlight on Alito’s strong conservative views on religious issues; The justice has consistently backed religious Christian groups in Supreme Court cases and has often spoke about freedom of religion being under attack”: Lawrence Hurley of NBC News has this report.

Posted at 8:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alito’s ‘Godliness’ Comment Echoes a Broader Christian Movement; Justice Samuel Alito’s secretly recorded remarks come as many conservatives have openly embraced the view that American democracy must be grounded in a Christian worldview”: Elizabeth Dias and Lisa Lerer of The New York Times have this news analysis.

Posted at 8:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“Sam Alito, Who Does Things People Don’t Like, Still Unsure Why People Don’t Like Him; The justice remains very upset by journalists who report accurately on the things the Supreme Court is doing with its power”: Madiba K. Dennie has this essay online at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 5:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“Alito No Longer Tries to Hide His Theocratic Worldview”: Columnist Jesse Wegman has this essay online at The New York Times.

Posted at 5:27 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Alito is right about today’s politics; America is in the middle of a nonmilitary civil war, and one side will win”: Columnist Perry Bacon Jr. has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 5:20 PM by Howard Bashman

“In Taped Remarks at Supreme Court Gala, Revealing Glimpses of Roberts and Alito; Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., once close allies, have embraced starkly different conceptions of the judicial role”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 5:08 PM by Howard Bashman

“Justice Alito’s Wife, in Secretly Recorded Conversation, Complains About Pride Flag; In a conversation with a woman posing as a conservative supporter, Martha-Ann Alito appeared to push back against having to look at a symbol of L.G.B.T.Q. rights”: Abbie VanSickle of The New York Times has this report.

Posted at 1:35 PM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court’s Greater Revision Tranparency Gets Little Notice; Court permanently notes changes to revised opinions; Revisions ranged from typos to substantive changes”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 1:34 PM by Howard Bashman

“Unfounded attacks on the Justice Department must end; Conspiracy theories, falsehoods and threats of violence against DOJ personnel are not normal”: U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Posted at 1:30 PM by Howard Bashman

“D.C. Circuit’s David Tatel Pairs Judging, Blindness in Memoir; Retired D.C. Circuit judge discusses legal career, blindness in memoir; New book also criticizes current Supreme Court”: Suzanne Monyak of Bloomberg Law has this report.

Posted at 1:28 PM by Howard Bashman