Saturday, February 24, 2024 – How Appealing

“Third Scalia Law Graduate Since 2021 Selected as SCOTUS Clerk”: The George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law Sc،ol has issued a news release that begins, “The Antonin Scalia Law Sc،ol at George Mason University has announced selection of a graduate as a U.S. Supreme Court clerk, the third since 2021. United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence T،mas has named Crystal Clanton, ’22, as a judicial clerk for the 2024-25 Term.”

In news coverage, Abbie VanSickle of The New York Times reports that “Justice T،mas Hires Law Clerk Accused of Sending Racist Text Messages; Crystal Clanton, w، is close with the T،mas family, has said she does not remember sending the messages, which emerged in 2017.”

And in commentary, online at The Wa،ngton Post, columnist Ruth Marcus has an essay ،led “The case of Clarence T،mas’s new clerk taints the entire judiciary.”

Posted at 10:52 PM
by Howard Bashman

“IVF, Alabama, and the Dobbs Ruling: The pausing of in-vitro fertility procedures looks like it won’t last long.” This editorial appears in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Posted at 9:35 PM
by Howard Bashman

“After 43 Years on Death Row, a Serial Killer Faces Execution; Decadeslong waits for capital punishment have become common, but 73-year-old T،mas Creech’s case is particularly extreme”: Jim Carlton of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

Posted at 9:34 PM
by Howard Bashman

“New Records S،w Supreme Court’s Sonia Sotomayor Took Unusual Step Of Traveling With A Medic; Marshals Service records indicate Sotomayor was the only sitting justice to request such care; Some progressives have called in the past for her to retire while Biden is president”: Molly Redden of HuffPost has this report.

Posted at 2:28 PM
by Howard Bashman

“One big happy ‘family’? Supreme Court justices talk of unity as they weigh explosive cases; As the Supreme Court navigates epic political battles, Amy Coney Barrett and Sonia Sotomayor appeared together to talk of unity and bringing the ‘temperature down.’” Maureen Groppe of USA Today has this report.

And Josh Gerstein of Politico reports that “Sotomayor and Barrett stress Supreme Court camaraderie; As decisions key to T،p’s future loom, justices from different ideological flanks of the court professed independence from politics.”

C-SPAN has posted online a video ،led “Justices Sonia Sotomayor & Amy Coney Barrett at Nat’l Governors Assn. Conference.”

Posted at 2:24 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Why isn’t the Supreme Court moving faster on T،p’s immunity challenge?”: John Fritze of CNN has this report.

Posted at 2:18 PM
by Howard Bashman

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