Choose Brett Kavanaugh

* Many consider that at the moment’s Supreme Court docket is likely one of the hottest benches in historical past; Adam Feldman makes use of knowledge to evaluate the declare. [Empirical SCOTUS]

* As for who takes the SCOTUS bench, contingency performs a serious position — together with credentials and conservatism, as Ian Millhiser explains. [ThinkProgress]

* Most individuals have their minds made up about Thursday’s Supreme Court docket affirmation hearings that includes Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Choose Brett Kavanaugh — however if you happen to’re nonetheless attempting to course of the proceedings, David Oscar Markus provides 5 easy guidelines for evaluating the witnesses. [The Hill]

* Ann Althouse has some reflections on Choose Kavanaugh’s emotional testimony and “present-day conservative masculinity.” [Althouse]

* David Bernstein proffers this fascinating resolution to the Kavanaugh nomination state of affairs — however don’t maintain your breath for its implementation. [Volokh Conspiracy / Reason]

* If the highway to hell is paved with good intentions, “the EU is busy constructing a three-lane freeway that results in a very darkish place,” in response to Charles Glasser. [Daily Caller]

* Lawyer Luddites: “AI within the authorized area will not be scary,” as defined by David Kleiman of Bloomberg Legislation. [Artificial Lawyer]

* Certainly, as Greg Lambert argues, legal professionals — particularly “working companions” — want to hitch the innovation dialog. [3 Geeks and a Law Blog]


DBL square headshotDavid Lat is editor at giant and founding editor of Above the Legislation, in addition to the creator 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 legislation clerk to Choose Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court docket of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. You may join with David on Twitter (@DavidLat), LinkedIn, and Facebook, and you’ll attain him by e mail at [email protected].

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