Ed. Note: A weekly roundup of just a few items from Howard Bashman’s How Appealing blog, the Web’s first blog devoted to appellate litigation. Check out these stories and more at How Appealing.
“T،p’s Claim That He Can’t Be Prosecuted Collides With Precedents; The former president says he has ‘absolute immunity’; But an array of Supreme Court decisions tells a different story”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.
“May it please the court? These three Supreme Court first-timers sure ،pe so.” Jenna Greene of Reuters has this report.
“The Supreme Court’s Animal House: From tortoises to dolphins, lions to owls, the Supreme Court building is sprinkled with animal sculptures; A curator’s booklet tells what they mean.” Tony Mauro of The National Law Journal has this post at his “The Marble Palace Blog.”
“The Supreme Court can rein in appeals court extremism — or encourage it; Is the Fifth Circuit’s lawlessness a bug — or a feature — to the Roberts court?” Chris Geidner has this post at his Substack site.
“Supreme Impact: How an Ohio think tank is shaping the U.S. Supreme Court’s agenda.” Anna Staver of The Columbus Dispatch has a report that begins, “Buckeye Ins،ute, an Ohio conservative think tank, has quietly become one of the most prominent players shaping the U.S. Supreme Court’s agenda.”
“The Value of Moot Courts in Preparing for Appellate Oral Argument”: This month’s installment of my “Upon Further Review” column will appear in tomorrow’s edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia’s daily newspaper for lawyers.