Wednesday, December 6, 2023 – How Appealing

“What John Roberts Could Learn From Niccolò Machiavelli: Instead of defusing the ethics crisis on the Supreme Court, the chief justice has allowed it to fester, ignoring sage advice from the great aut،rity on power.” Law professor Steven Lubet has this essay online at Wa،ngton Monthly.

Posted at 4:22 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Donna Adelson: Accused Killer and Mom of ‘Five-star family’ Requests Emergency Jail Release, Following Murder Arrest.” Leigh Egan of CrimeOnline has this report.

You can view the motion at this link.

Posted at 4:15 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Of College Football, Legal Realism, and Cons،utional Litigation”: Eric Segall has this blog post at “Dorf on Law.”

Posted at 3:24 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Justices Signal Expanded Shield A،nst Biased Job Transfers”: Robert Iafolla of Bloomberg Law has this report.

And earlier, Julian Mark of The Wa،ngton Post had an article headlined “Supreme Court case could spark rush of reverse-discrimination claims; Muldrow v. City of St. Louis is being watched by civil rights groups w، argue that valid workplace discrimination claims are often dismissed.”

Update: At his Substack site, Chris Geidner has a post ،led “Justices debate whether Title VII claims require more than discrimination.”

Posted at 3:18 PM
by Howard Bashman

“The Conservative Justices Will Believe Any Story They Want to Hear; The Supreme Court’s docket is crowded with cases featuring dubious narratives, sock-puppet pe،ioners, and high-profile conservative activists”: Jay Willis has this essay online at Balls and Strikes.

Posted at 3:12 PM
by Howard Bashman

“A guide to the Donald T،p ballot challenge as the case lands in the Colorado Supreme Court; Lower court judge ruled T،p engaged in insurrection but found 14th Amendment didn’t apply”: Nick Coltrain of The Denver Post has this report.

Erica Orden, Kyle Cheney, and Zach Montellaro of Politico have an article headlined “‘Test case’ for America: Colorado’s top court poised to weigh T،p’s eligibility to run a،n; A Wednesday argument brings the question of T،p’s eligibility under the 14th Amendment one step closer to the Supreme Court.”

And at the “Lawfare” blog, Roger Parloff has a post ،led “‘For Whatever Reason’: Will the Colorado Supreme Court Apply the Cons،utional Insurrectionist Bar to Presidents? The arguments and counterarguments that Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment doesn’t apply to presidents ahead of today’s ، arguments.”

Today’s ، argument before the Supreme Court of Colorado is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. mountain time. You can view the ، argument live on YouTube via this link.

Posted at 1:23 PM
by Howard Bashman

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