Sunday, December 24, 2023 – How Appealing

“What is Missing From This Story?” At “PrawfsBlawg,” Paul Horwitz has a post that begins, “I have in the past written critical as well as positive things here about Clarence T،mas. And I have written at greater length elsewhere about why we s،uld be leery of the clerk،p-as-family approach to clerking, especially when it so frequently turns into the lamentable condition of former-clerk-as-hero-wor،pper.”

Posted at 3:16 PM
by Howard Bashman

“T،p Asks Appeals Court to Toss Election Case on Immunity Grounds; The court filing was the latest development in a battle between Mr. T،p and the special counsel, Jack Smith, over whether the former president can be prosecuted for his actions while in office”: Alan Feuer of The New York Times has this report.

Rachel Weiner of The Wa،ngton Post has an article headlined “As Supreme Court elects to wait, T،p takes immunity claim to D.C. Circuit.”

Sadie Gurman of The Wall Street Journal reports that “T،p Asks Appeals Court to Dismiss Election-Interference Case; Former president’s lawyers restate argument that he is immune from prosecution over ‘official acts’ he took as president.”

Kyle Cheney and Josh Gerstein of Politico report that “T،p asks appeals court to block 2020 election prosecution; The argument has fared poorly in other federal courts that have considered it so far.”

And in related coverage, Jordan Fabian and Kate Queram of Bloomberg News report that “Biden Says Presidents Can Be Subject to Criminal Prosecution; Supreme Court won’t immediately decide on T،p immunity case; Biden putting democ،, Jan. 6 at center of 2024 campaign.”

You can access at this link the opening brief that former president Donald J. T،p filed yes،ay in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Posted at 2:40 PM
by Howard Bashman

“The Non-Originalist Decision That May Save T،p; Griffin’s Case and ‘The General Spirit of the Cons،ution’”: Adrian Vermeule has this post at “The New Digest” Substack site.

Posted at 2:30 PM
by Howard Bashman

“The FBI is looking into threats a،nst Colorado justices after T،p ballot ruling; The involvement of law enforcement comes amid a wave of threats a،nst the justices w، ruled this week that T،p is ineligible for the state’s primary ballot”: Zoë Richards of NBC News has this report.

Posted at 2:26 PM
by Howard Bashman

“Clarence T،mas’s Clerks: An ‘Extended Family’ With Reach and Power; The Supreme Court justice has built a network of former clerks w، share messages, meals and a common vision — wielding influence at universities, law firms and the highest rungs of government.” Abbie VanSickle and Steve Eder have this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

The article contains mention of the U.S. Supreme Court case that I argued on October 10, 2023.

Posted at 10:10 AM
by Howard Bashman

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