Zina Bash

* Right here’s the reality behind what some saw as Zina Bash making a “white energy” signal on the affirmation hearings of her former boss, Choose Brett Kavanaugh. [Washington Post]

* With the Kavanaugh affirmation hearings within the rearview mirror, now is an efficient time to look again on the final 4 Supreme Court docket affirmation hearings. [Empirical SCOTUS]

* Thomas Jipping summarizes analysis exhibiting that the American Bar Affiliation does tilt leftward in ranking judicial nominees — which is why its unanimous “properly certified” ranking for Choose Brett Kavanaugh is very spectacular. [Bench Memos / National Review]

* Jonathan Adler argues that claims of a Justice Kavanaugh threatening the Reasonably priced Care Act aka Obamacare have been enormously exaggerated. [Volokh Conspiracy / Reason]

* However a Justice Kavanaugh seemingly would have an effect on the Supreme Court docket’s jurisprudence on presidential authority and the separation of powers. [Instapundit]

* Talking of the Supreme Court docket, conservative (and tiny) Hillsdale Faculty punches above its weight in producing SCOTUS clerks — so Paul Rahe desires to know, why can’t his faculty get any love from the U.S. Information rankings? [Ricochet]

* President Donald Trump’s “radically direct” tweets about pending prosecutions threaten the rule of regulation, in keeping with Gerald Lefcourt and Joel Cohen. [Law & Crime]

* Authorized analysis smackdown: Lexis v. Casetext! [Dewey B Strategic]

* And in different notable information from the world of authorized tech, iManage simply acquired business-process firm Elegrity, which works within the threat and compliance administration area. [Artificial Lawyer]


DBL square headshotDavid Lat is editor at giant and founding editor of Above the Legislation, in addition to the writer of Supreme Ambitions: A Novel. He beforehand labored as a federal prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey; a litigation affiliate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; and a regulation clerk to Choose Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court docket of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. You’ll be able to join with David on Twitter (@DavidLat), LinkedIn, and Facebook, and you’ll attain him by e mail at [email protected].

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